Does anybody recognize this fanfare (hearld) trumpet?

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  1. gordonfurr1

    gordonfurr1 Forte User

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    I think the valve tuning slides are a tad longer than for a Bb....and longer than for an A...So I guessed G.
     
  2. gordonfurr1

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    Maybe somebody took an old Blessing corpus, cut down the tuning slide area, and added on a bell section from an old Olds Pinto donor horn...and hence the reason the owner thinks it is a Pinto...
     
  3. gordonfurr1

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    I think now it probably IS Bb. The first tuning slide looked longer to me yesterday. I am not going to make any colorful analogies from that. My wife, yes.
     
  4. Sethoflagos

    Sethoflagos Utimate User

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    I'm looking at the foot or so of spoolpiece tubing inserted behind the valve block.

    C trumpet leadpipe and tuning slide + Bb valve block and crook + spoolpiece + Bb bell flare = Frankenhorn?
     
  5. gordonfurr1

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    Buck with a Bach Fortissimo User

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    Probably an accident waiting for a place to happen, Gordon:roll::shock::lol::oops:
     
  7. gordonfurr1

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    There is absolutely no doubt about that.
     
  8. ConnDirectorFan

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    I once had a similar idea for a Weril pocket trumpet - take the valve block/mouthpipe, but instead of having the bell coil around twice, have it curve up once and extend out from the horn (essentially like the bell on this horn). Herald cornet (if you put in a mouthpiece adapter). Problem is, Weril pocket trumpets aren't common around here and are never cheap enough for such an experiment...
     
  9. tobylou8

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    I have a Pinto! That ain't no Pinto! Herald Frankenhorn, custom "horn" maker. ROFL
     
  10. gordonfurr1

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    heeeeeeee
     

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