The FIRST Getzen 700 Eterna.

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by tobylou8, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. tobylou8

    tobylou8 Utimate User

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    When discussion comes up about the Getzen 700 trumpet, there is confusion because it is a confusing line compared to other Getzen offerings. This 700 has been listed for awhile and I don't think I'd be messing up anyone's "secret" find by bird dogging it. This is the 1st 700 that was ever offered and it was a small step below the 900/Severinsen models.
    I wanted to post these pics and info so future inquiries will be able to see what the bell looks like on the 1st 700.



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    Here is the brochure also.

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    I hope this helps those looking for clarity in the future in their quest for 700 series information, it can be confusing.
     
  2. ConnDirectorFan

    ConnDirectorFan Fortissimo User

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    A friend of mine has one of these; same bell and lightweight case. I tried it and thought it not that great - felt constricted above High C and seemed very "narrow"...didn't take much to hit a ceiling, though my go-to horns are the rather free-blowing King 1117 and Conn 5A...
     
  3. tobylou8

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    It's a .460 bore and IF I remember correctly, the lead pipe wasn't the same as the 900's. It also wasn't offered with a trigger, just a saddle for 1st slide. Those were the "stripped" down parts of the 700. I just made the thread for info since there are A LOT of Getzen 700 questions asked. I would imagine the differences in lead pipe and bore would make it feel constricted after playing your go-to horns. :cool:
     
  4. Culbe

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    My bell is identical! Is that good?
     
  5. gunshowtickets

    gunshowtickets Forte User

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    What year was this?
     
  6. Culbe

    Culbe Forte User

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    Mine is around 1980, I believe? Sn SK 504**?
     
  7. Comeback

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    Does the horn play well for you? Are you able to accomplish your objectives with it? If so, it is good. The rest doesn't matter much.

    Jim
     
  8. tobylou8

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    Cannot see the serial but it is late 70's early 80's. Other than the saddle, it looks just like a 900.
     

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