As planned me & barliman(Elmar) visited Votrubas, I was to buy a somewhat case for my rotary cornet and bought a Ritter gigbag. and NOW funtime. I was to play Votruba's TARV trumpets. They needed a lot of air but it was a very fun thing. Also tried a Votruba rotary Bb and the air supply thing was the same. NOW this part is the main part. Elmar grabs off a shiny Vincent Bach 19037 model 50year anniversary Stradivarius trumpet made in Elkhart, Indiana which is around 3499 euros in sale price. I test the horn. It played like a Strad, but I preferred my former teacher's Strad which was silver and I won a Grand Prize in the brass section in a competition. I played a short fanfare and response was good and projection was excellent. Then he tells me to wait in the testing room. He comes back with another trumpet, a B&S Challenger Line I, mod 3137-L. WOW...... I am really really surprised, it played better than the Stradivarius..... even the looks were very very similar too. If someone got this trumpet except engraved Bach Strad etc etc, and said to someone, "Hey, I got a Bach Strad!" they believe him. Not ONLY by looks, also by playing they would believe him. I think B&S horns are very underrated, and for you Bach strad lovers out there, try one of these they play like a charm!