Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 12:11 am Post subject: Conn Connstellation 38B Valve Alignment: A friend gave me an old Connstellation 38B to work on. Note the relative position of the bell/tuning slide brace relative to the tuning slide brace. The Conn Loyalist. 4,180. Registered User. Conn instrument serial numbers. Discover (and save!) This later model is styled after the 28A/38B Connstellation. The Conn Loyalist. Popular Posts. A few mounth ago I've bought a 1962/63 conn connstellation, the trumpet should be a late model but the leadpipe looks like different of picture that you can see at conn loyalist. From Conn Loyalist. Free Shipping. The 28A Connstellation has been described as the "secret weapon" or "hidden gem" among the Connstellations. Awesome horn! Location : Lenoir City,TN,USA. Serial number: 674371. It would be more accurate to say the 38B Connstellation trumpet is the trumpet version of this cornet, since the 28A was first produced in 1955 while the 38B didn't appear until 1956. 0 bids. Trumpets: 12B Coprion, 10B Victor, 38B Connstellation (through serial number 9xx,xxx) 18B Director, 17B Director. very rare edition of Conns 22b trumpet. 841. The Conn instruments were considered the standard of excellence of the period, and a total redesign was not needed. Conn 8B Artist serie Trumpet from 1972 very rare/silver plated $ 1,452.22. So I have decided to "split" the 38B Connstellation into a page for "Early Model" and "Late Model" as I have done with some of the other models. A splendid vintage cornet from Conn in 1961; the Connstellation 38A. every thing works. about a whole reeves sleeve size smaller. valves are fast and smooth. Conn Cup Mouthpiece Instruments 1973 - present: Date: Serial # 1973: ga30000: 1974 An "A" indicates a cornet leadpipe, a "B" indicates a trumpet leadpipe. Price: $1200.00 Price includes Shipping and Insurance (USA sales only) Instrument: This is a beautiful example of a Conn Connstellation trumpet made at a time when Conn was putting out some super high quality instruments. Conn Connstellations 28A and 38A with coprion bells - View topic - TrumpetHerald.com, the trumpeter's home on the web 1. . Looking back, I would say the 38B Conn was much more widely used by pro commercial trumpeters in the 50s and 60s than Bachs. This site has grown through the contributions of fellow Bach loyalists, and is one of the most complete references of Bach related instruments. conn connstellation model 38b- in excellent condition! Conn also continued on a series of “firsts”, building the first American made saxophone and the first sousaphone, built to John Philip Sousa’s specifications. RARE Elkhart Conn 8B Lightweight Artist Bb Trumpet .438 Bore 4 5/8" Bell 36B 38B $ 1,299. motherfingers . Post Jul 28, 2008 #3 2008-07-28T14:43. Buy It Now. Buy It Now. Conn Connstellation 38B Trumpet -SOLD. Saved from cderksen.home.xs4all.nl. The business was renamed C.G. 3H : According to the Conn Loyalist list, this was a #1 1/2 Bore Artists' Small Bore with 6.5" or 7" Bell (Wurlitzer Special). £92.96 postage. it is a large bore horn. From Conn Loyalist: ... (6A/6B, 10A/10B, 28A/38B) have a letter "A" or "B" stamped on the mouthpiece receiver. 4G4ME.maynardfergusonboard. lacquer/finish is excellent. . 4,180. The "B" stamped on the mouthpiece receiver indicates this is a trumpet, not a cornet. Although Connstellation models were used by several very well known people (Maynard Ferguson: 38B, Cat Anderson: 38B, Thad Jones: 28A) they didn't have the following enjoyed by Conn instruments in the 1920 and 1930's. C.G. motherfingers. There were, of course, improvements in keywork (the cross-hatched G sharp key of 1925, for example), and a redesigned straight soprano in 1928. Saved by Wendall Shepherd. I surely would not compare the 8B or 38B to a Bach Strad 37 bell. I tried to play it before and noticed all the 1st valve notes are way flat, so after taking the horn apart I did notice the valve alignment is way off, or so it seems. 738 likes. Location: Netherlands. . The 1959 version also has the 60's style valve caps, making it very difficult to tell the difference with the later 15B Director. There has been some confusion over the fact that Connstellations from different years look a bit different. Bach Trumpets – Bell Variations (Sterling Silver) 5. Aug 24, 2018 - Conn Connstellation 38B 1957 (Early Model) PRE 69 ELKHART MODELS ARE MOST DESIRED .. There is only a"B" stamped on the leadpipe, which means it is considered a"late" model 38B. Probably the 48H Connstellation (through serial number 9xx,xxx). lacquer/finish is excellent. big phat sound! Conn Connstellation 38B 1957 (Early Model) PRE 69 ELKHART MODELS ARE MOST DESIRED. In 1952 this was reversed and the leadpipe was moved downstream shortening the overall length of the horn by about 1/2". Conn. Bach Trumpets – Shop Cards Recent eBay Listings. They are smaller. Bach Trumpets – Models 2. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts I have a beater just two numbers off that I use for playing. Year of Production: 1957. Which dates to 1961. all slides move easily. £1,083.08. 1919-1927, discontinued 1929. Posted: Tue May 11, 2010 11:09 am Post subject: Conn Connstellation 38B Hello Guys! the 6b should be as good as a 38b if in good working shape. 1919-1927, discontinued 1929. Reprinted by permission your own Pins on Pinterest Maynard played a Conn 38B. £76.69. According to the Conn Loyalist trombone list, this was a #1 1/2 Bore Artists' Small Bore with 6.5" or 7" Bell (Wurlitzer Special). all slides move easily. Condition: Seller refurbished. Locate C.G. The "late" mode, 6B had top spring valves. This is a wonderful Conn Connstellation trumpet model number 38B made in Elkhart. Freddie played a 38B (Connstellation), as did Lee, Maynard, Tom Harrell, Jacoby, etc. TRUMPET C.G.CONN CONNSTELLATION 38B 1962 EXCELLENT USED IN JAPAN. Thanks, now I know what to look for. Saved by JAY TRONSON. Key: Bb. Victor/Artist The Victor and Artist names are used somewhat interchangeably, as is evidenced by the fact that from 1959 the 10B is a "Victor" while the virtually … conn connstellation model 38b- in excellent condition! 25.7k members in the trumpet community. Condition: Seller refurbished. In 1915, Conn retired and the company was purchased by Carl Greenleaf. somebody said compare to a yamaha mouthpiece, but i would not use a yamaha as an example of normal. Christine Derksen. Conn 8B Artist serie Trumpet from 1972 very rare/silver plated . Bach Trumpets – Bell Variations 3. $115.45 Shipping. Excellent Student Conn 22b Trumpet EXTRA Free Case and Conn 7c Mouthpiece. Press J to jump to the feed. See Conn Reed Instrument List at Bottom of Page, or Click Return To Link Page , with additional Page on This Web Site. £85.53 postage. I think fixing it might resolve the problem. Bach Trumpets – Bells 4. Ending 21 Oct at 10:15PM BST 5d 3h. Advertising endorsements by pros was quite common back then, and the number of pros lending their names and photos in print ads for C.G. Vintage Conn Connstellation 36B TrumpetExcellent ConditionSerial Number N39721 (Production Date 1970)Complete with original case and Conn 5 mouthpieceAccording to the Conn Loyalist website: What Conn According to The Conn Loyalist, this also means that it has the"Electro-D" bell and seamless Coprion leadpipe. According to the Conn Loyalist web site, the 8B, 36B, and 38B all have a Conn #1 bore, at 0.438 inches. valves are fast and smooth. Owner unknown, picture courtesy of Al Gottesman at Lauderdale Wind Inc. 79. "Conn & King Musical Instrument Serial Number Info" This list is not correct for Conn saxophones (see Conn Woodwind Serial Numbers) or Conn bugles (see Pan American Brass Serial Numbers). "Late" models built from 1958 on had an adjustable finger ring and a coprion leadpipe (but not a coprion bell). big phat sound! I heard the Constellation was a real dog, like playing a tank. Free postage. Conn Ltd. During this era, Carl Greenleaf began the National School Band Movement. £2,605.07. or Buy it now. every thing works. Conn … The serial number is 936437. it has been suggested that only 500 of these were made between 1934-1941 there is a lot of information avaiable on this model on the conn loyalist website although I am no expert it appears to not have ever been relaquered. Jan 17, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Vernon Dykes Jr.. Conn saxophones in the late 1920’s were essentially an evolution of the earlier models. or Best Offer. Bach Loyalist Database. (I believe I got that either from the Conn Loyalist website or from some of Conn Loyalist's TH posts.) I polished and cleaned it. Conn Loyalist - Brass Serial Number List. 4G4ME.maynardfergusonboard. A 1959 catalog shows a picture of a 14B that has straight cross braces and is equipped with a 3rd slide finger ring. Here's how the Conn Loyalist described the Conn 10B: Notice the coprion bell and leadpipe and the nickel trim. it is a large bore horn. "Late" models built from 1958 have an adjustable 3rd slide finger ring, a wide wrap, a coprion leadpipe, top spring valves and the style valve caps used throughout the 1960's (bottom picture). Conn Vintage One model 1BR-50 Bb trumpet $ 1,400. Correct springs, and valve fit, and alignment etc. Here's another view of the one on the Conn Loyalist . Nov 19, 2016 - Conn Connstellation 38B 1957 (Early Model) PRE 69 ELKHART MODELS ARE MOST DESIRED. The 38B was the model before … Vintage Conn cornet Liberati … Post Aug 10, 2008 #4 2008-08-10T18:45. Trombones: 12H Coprion, 10H Victor, 18H Director. Conn Connstellation 38B Trumpet USA. Posted: (2 days ago) The widely available original Conn brass serial number list contains inaccuracies in serial numbers earlier than approximately 1920. Conn Loyalist. This includes the nickel plate with brass trim and the #1 (0.438" bore). I can't speak to quality issues between the 60s and 70s, all the pre- UMI Conns I've played were from the late 50s/early 60s. bell is 5 1/8 inches in diameter and, according to the conn loyalist website, this makes it the 38b model. Conn 38B Connstellation trumpet, page, Vvery rare and appreciated trumpet from the professional production of C.G. 841. The Conn Loyalist. "Other than the difference in bell size and bracing, the 36B and 38B are identical. Registered User. From the Conn Loyalist: The 28A Connstellation, the cornet version of the 38B Connstellation trumpet. 1 ( 0.438 '' bore ) note the relative position of the MOST complete of... 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