GREAT VINTAGE AND CUSTOM TROMBONES
To all participants, to all adjudicators and all sponsors, thank you for a great competition! We had more than 130 participants from all over the world and the level was incredibly high! The trombone community is alive and striving even during this COVID-crazyness!
Check out the results HERE!
Trombones for sale:
This baby eats trumpets for breakfast and french horns for dessert! Great symphonic sound! A Shires Blair Bollinger custom bass trombone with independent Axial valves, a Bollinger bell, a B62-78 BOL dual bore slide and three leadpipes (B2, B3 and 1.5). Valves and slide work great, some small spots
If you are on this site I probably don't have to tell you with how much love and care Shires trombones are built, and this one is no exception. It comes with a 7YLW bell, a TB47NLW slide and 3 leadpipes (1, 2 & 3). This one is in
The Shires Q30 trombone is a more affordable version of the Shires Custom trombones. This one is in absolutely pristine condition, valve and slide action are very good. Looks like new, plays like new. All pieces of the Q series can also be used on a Shires custom. Price:
Roy Lawler is building trombones since 35 years and all his horns are made by him from start to finish. His shop is very much like a brass pro shop of the past. No computerized machines. All hands on manual machines as well as hand picked sheet brass make
Here you can see some trombones I sold recently. If any of those trombones is of interest to you, contact me. I may well be able to source another one for you!
The 3b killer is here! The Shires MD has been developed together with trombone virtuoso Michael Davis. An easy to play small bore trombone - even for me! This one is absolutely new, so no dings no dents no nothing. Two leadpipes included (T85 1 & T85 2). If
This is a nice Corporation Bach 42B with an Instrument Innovations valve. Really good sounding horn. It does all you ask of a really good Bach. This one seems to have a beautiful sound built in... Don't know how to tell it otherwise, it just sings nicely in all
Here is an incredibly well playing single valve bass trombone! This Thein Universal with Hagmann valve is silver plated and in really good condition. Screw bell. Some small lacquer wear, two tiny dings and thats it. It plays - as you'd expect from a Thein - really well with
I have to say this is one of the most comfortable trombones I have ever played! The bell brace goes under your thumb so it basically acts like a bullet brace, add to that the Williams style slide brace and you have a very ergonomic design. Gold brass bell,
Larry Minick is a trombone builder legend and if you already played one of his horns, you know why. I have been lucky enough to play 4 Minick tenor trombones so far and all of them have been exceptional horns. And this one is no exception. It has an
Here is a top notch alto designed by Branimir Slokar and Kühnl & Hoyer. It is so good, it has unfortunately served as model for all the chinese alto trombones on the market now. But this is the original, and you can tell it! A great alto with a
If you follow my page, you may know that I like Bach's. And I particularly like vintage Bach's from the Corporation era. Here is a nice Bach 42b corporation bell, mated with a recent slide from the early 2000's. As you can see on the pictures, the lacquer on
Here is another beautiful Conn 70H, this one has been made in 1948. It is the "long bell, short slide" version of a Conn 70H which is actually easier to play for someone used to
Bach fans know it: those old Corporation horns can be absolutely great! This is a nice example, very clear articulations but keeps a nice dark orchestral sound. Unfortunately it isn't a beauty
Every once in a while I get an instrument that I know in advance I will have to save it. This is one such example. A silver plated Conn 70H from 1937. It came to me with very worn slide inners, but the sound was quite somehing! So I
This is a used Rath R4F with Hagmann valve all in yellow brass. It is in really good condition without any dings or dents. Some lacquer wear on the slide but
Vintage trombone fans know it, the old Bach's are the best Bach's. Here is a nice Bach 42b from the
Thein has been making fine brass instruments in Bremen since the 1970s. Many of their trombones are used all over the world and Thein is regarded as one of the best makers anywhere. Mostly known for their traditional German trombones. I feel incredibly lucky to be able to present
Here is an alto trombone you won't find that often. A Yamaha Custom YSL-871. The Yamaha Custom line was established well before the Xeno line, and this is not one of the Xeno models. This one
In 2009 Edwards came out with the Edwards T396-A wich they developed with start trombonist Joseph Alessi. It features a yellow brass bell with a gold brass slide.