King Liberty Trumpet 1960’s Serial #453874
This Vintage King Liberty Trumpet 1960’s Serial #453874 is an excellent horn. It has 65-70% of the original lacquer with the heaviest wear on the 1st valve casing, near the pinky hook and on the lead pipe. It has two small dents on the outer bow but this horn is still in great condition. It has a serial number of 453874 making it a vintage 1968-1969 horn. The engraving on the bell is still nice and clear with leaves and flowers around the words ” KING Liberty KING MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS EASTLAKE OHIO”. The word Liberty is written in script below King. It comes in a replacement King Cleveland case which is in good condition. No mouthpiece included. This trumpet has that iconic King sound. Its valves are incredibly smooth and have fantastic action. Your fingers barely meet any resistance when you go to depress any of the valves. It plays with great intonation and overtones.
Instrument Condition: The overall physical condition of this used instrument is very good.
Playing Condition: This instrument is currently in excellent playing condition.
The Finish: It has approximately 65-70% of the original lacquered finish.
Player Wear: Light general wear (possible surface scratches and/or minor dents/dings).
Valve Condition: All the valves are in good working condition and all of the tuning slides are loose. The main tuning slide is a two point adjustable slide and the end portion of the tuning slide that has the water key is stuck.
Lead Pipe Condition: Light general wear (possible surface scratches and/or minor dents/dings).
Back Bell Bow Condition: Light general wear (possible surface scratches and/or minor dents/dings).
The Bell: Minor dents and dings and no evidence of bell edge damage.
Bell Diameter Approximately: 4 1/2 inches.
Bore Size: .448″
The Mouthpiece: No mouthpiece is included, or other accessories.
The Stand: If pictured, not included.
The Case: Good used condition replacement King case (General wear with some edge wear and visible surface scratches).
Engraving: King Liberty King Musical Instruments Eastlake Ohio (on the bell)