Benge and Kanstul / Burbank 6 B flat (Bb) Silver Plated Trumpet. This is a Burbank 6 Star B flat Trumpet from the.Of Donald Benge and Zigmant Kanstul in silver plated finish. 468 "L" bore, with serial number 1168 from the early to mid 1980's. It bears the original 1122 Burbank Boulevard address of Elden Benge stamped into the bell. This is "not" a Claude Gordon (CG) Model and is one of only a few of the Benge 6X and Burbank 6 models with the original free blowing full bore specifications and regular weight bell prior to the Claude Gordan modifications being incorporated into the remaining production to restrict the airflow through the use of chokes as well as thinning the gauge of the brass sheeting used in the construction of the bell by either "over-buffing" the bell section or later using a lighter weight brass sheeting to begin with. Preserved for the past four decades, intended for the player or the collector, t.
He condition of this instrument is excellent with a competent Kanstul Factory repair to the backbow of the bell where it hung on a wooden peg behind the sales counter. There remains only a skight rippling of the finish on the inside and outside apex of the backbow from the skilled use of a ball and driver.
See picture with repair tag. This area is more apparent to the detailed touch than to the eye. Otherwise, the silver plate is 100 percent with a mirror finish throughout.Despite articles in the background of the photos, only the trumpet is included. There is no case or mouthpiece included in this listing as the original instrument arrived. This horn just recently had a valve check and alignment by Charliebrassworks! The item "Benge and Kanstul / Burbank 6 B flat (Bb) Silver Plated Trumpet SN 1168" is in sale since Saturday, December 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Brass\Trumpets".
The seller is "puceter" and is located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States.