Here is a colored instrument thats not a cheap chinese instrument. Harrelson Summit Midnight. The finish is a partnership with Tom Green of Greens buffing. http://whyharrelson.weebly.com/summit-midnight.html here is what it sounds like http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiS_OhQflBc By the way have I mentioned one of my favorite trumpets of all time that I foolishly sold was a colored instrument. A Courtois 311TP Phantom. It wasnt a cheap horn either.