mount vernon vincent bach 1 1/4 C trumpet mouthpiece

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  1. smoothtunes

    smoothtunes New Friend

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    i recently acquired a mount vernon vincent bach 1 1/4 mouthpiece. went to chk out the value and saw a couple out there for around $350 - $450 bucks. i tried it. seems like a pretty smooth mouthpiece. i'm currently using a bach 5 megatone and i like it better. it only cost 75 bucks. anyone know why the 1 1/4 would cost so much?
     
  2. TrumpetMD

    TrumpetMD Fortissimo User

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    I suppose it's because the Bach Mount Vernon Bach mouthpieces aren't made anymore. Not sure they're worth $400. But to some people, maybe they are.

    Mike
     
  3. Vulgano Brother

    Vulgano Brother Moderator Staff Member

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    Mark Curry's mouthpieces are based on the old Mt. Vernons. Way, way cheaper than $400. The Mt. Vernon mouthpiece tooling ended up at Benge, and before he started making mouthpieces, Dave Monette recomended the 1 1/4 C for his early trumpets.

    My extent of 1 1/4 C trivia.
     
  4. smoothtunes

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    thx
     
  5. veery715

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    It's something called mystique.
     
  6. codyb226

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    $400 seems around right. My buddy just bought a New York 1 for around $500. But it depends on condition. Are you looking to sell it?
     
  7. smoothtunes

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    maybe... haven't played with it enough yet. it's in excellent condition, no dings, all silver still heavy.. clean all the way around.
     
  8. codyb226

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    If it is original, $400 would be towards the top, $350ish sounds about right. You have a rare mouthpiece that is a bathtub. I am sure you can find a buyer somewhere.
     
  9. smoothtunes

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    thx
     

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