This series is built using a vintage two-piece valve casing design.
Two-piece valve casings provide more feedback to the player, a quicker response, and more colour in the sound.
00 Bach Stradivarius Model 43, #111445 (1975) Solid, Excellent, pre-strike Strad; Mid 70's is an excellent period for these Bach Strads. It most closely resembles our Bach 180S37 (Bach Stradivarious Model 37 trumpet)” Specs: Bach Professional Trumpet Model LTR-500S .459" med/lrg bore Gold Plated trim Single Piece Original Bell So, this is a trumpet that was made possibly during the infamous Bach worker “Strike”, made like and resembles, and plays very much like an expensive very collectible and much sought after Bach Stradivarious Model 37 Bb trumpet (with the same or similar gold valve top and bottom caps, the thumb hook, the very Bach-like Third Slide “Stop” screw/nut assembly, the .459" med/lrg bore, and general appearance! Not a lot of these made back then; was probably a foray into the Intermediate range by Bach. 0.00 Bach Stradivarius Model 37, #31710 (1965) Lacquered (original). Some lacquer missing, a little spotty yes, but serviced and in good shape. 95 Bach TR200, We have two of these fine, solid intermediate trumpets, both silver plated, and very affordable. This is a special horn, with a rich, deep, loud sound. 00 Bach Stradivarius Model 43, #354444 (early 1990's) Solid, Excellent, pre-strike Strad; Mid 70's is an excellent period for these Bach Strads.
The LTR 500S is made in the USA, in our Bach facility, located in Elkhart, Indiana.
It had the Mt Vernon reversed third slide stop, pinky ring, side seam construction, etc.
From the first Vincent Bach trumpet production in 1925 through the late 1970’s, all Bach professional trumpets incorporated two-piece valve casing construction where the bottom two-thirds were made out of yellow brass and the top third was made out of nickel silver.
The late 70’s ushered in a new era of CNC machining capabilities allowing valve casings to be machined entirely out of yellow brass in one piece.
Good price on this 00.00Bach Stradivarius Model 37, #428729 (1994) Very clean lacquered model, serviced; excellent Pre-Strike model; from the 1990’s great reputation.
50Bach Stradivarius Model 37, Serial #229790 (1983) Very clean example of the classic 37. Solid, clean pre-strike Elkhart model from the late -70's.