Fast shipping and excellent communications. The cost of shipping includes insurance. The stitching is in excellent condition The leather handle is fraying at the ends see photo but still functions. We try to take pictures that reflect. The bell section assembly is very good, with only very minor alignment issues at neckpipe joints. Gordon Cherry has very kindly given permission for his Holton trombone serial number list to be reproduced on this site. I'll cover any additional costs to ship.
Model Number: 1403-S Serial Number: 379105 Crafted in 1960 Bore: Large. Amongst the bass trombones, the Super and Custom were considered the superior lines, particularly the George Roberts model. The interior is in great shape and the color of the fabric is a bright red. Thank you again for your interest in this King 3B Concert Trombone auction. The bell construction is a traditional King two-piece design, with the bell tail and flare made from two sheets of brass. The first few years in Abilene were essentially learning ones for the new staff, and hence quality of output was very variable. The slide moves smoothly and freely, tuning slide pulls with good compression, and the silver finish is 99% in tact.
Shipping and questions will be taken. A small repaired crease on bell. Pure bronze bell with tone ring or possibly heavy red brass bell according to Eric Burger , rest of instrument nickel silver. White 3B Concert Trombone Ultimate Large Bore! The plating on the inner slide shows no wear and the slide falls freely when the horn is held at a 45 degree angle. Specifications of Discontinued Trombone Models Discontinued Trombone Models This is a list containing the specifications of non-custom trombone models from various manufacturers that have been discontinued. Overall the trombone seems to be in good shape.
End bow crook expanded to fit outer slide tubes - this eliminated need for connecting ferrules, reduced soldered joints from four to two and reduced weight at end of slide. The engraving is crisp and clear. Twice it was rebuilt, bigger and better than before. Dents removed, carefully reassembled and a new baked epoxy lacquer finish applied! Vintage models like the Recording and Super manufactured in California during the heyday of the company remain highly-prized even today. I am the second owner and have used it in my jazz band for years.
We offer a 100% money back guarantee. We cannot be responsible for any delays by the carrier. Original lacquer is 50% present, with minor wear here or there. It has a beautiful clear sound that really cuts through because of the sterling silver bell. The Bach is very velvety and smooth at low volumes, but is not as centered or projecting as the King. We require an adult signature. The Colonel also loved strange and bizarre instruments.
The King 3B is the out and out favorite in its class of trombones and its easy to see why. There are no dings or scratches. As you can see it needs a new bell. Dual bore, inner slide tubes fluted. White King 3B Concert SilverSonic tenor trombone in great condition! A Courtois Getzen Co Holton G Leblanc Many years ago, Holton bass trombones were once regarded as amongst the very finest instruments you could buy and so were highly sought after.
The body of the Trombone is in great shape and has no deep scratches. The case is missing the handle. Now again known as the 3B, this model has ornate bell engraving and a classic 3-piece removable engraved balance weight. The 3 valves work smoothly and feel good when played. All in all, the horn is in really good condition.
Make any changes to your address before paying. There is one very tiny shallow ding approximately six inches from the end of the bell. King Trombone is in acceptable condition. And moderate denting on the front of the valve section and tuning slide on bell. Up for auction is a gently used professional H. Much-prized by admirers, considered too bright by detractors hence used mainly in symphonic and jazz settings rather than in orchestras.
The spring loaded latches work. It needs to be cleaned and some of the covering is torn in a few areas. It comes with a 12C mouthpiece and the huge carrying case that King is known for. There are a few small spots of finish wear to the gold tone curved section pictured The case shows some outer wear. If you're not happy with your purchase I have a 14 day money back guarantee.