Shires Bb Trumpets

Shires Bb Trumpets

Regular price $3,595.00 Sale

Trumpets in B-flat were the first that S.E. Shires Co. produced, and which cemented its reputation as one of the world’s leading trumpet makers. Players the world over have discovered that their sound, ease of playing, and consistency makes them ideal for just about any musical setting.

All S. E. Shires trumpets feature a one piece, hand hammered bell with a traditionally brazed seam, hand-lapped Monel pistons, and the careful assembly and handcrafted methods that the S. E. Shires Company proudly embodies with its slogan: Quality without compromise.™

Model A

  • Bore: .459
  • Model A Bell: 4 1316 inch, one piece, hand-hammered “A” (centered) taper in standard-weight yellow brass with traditionally brazed seam and standard bead
  • WH Leadpipe: .347-inch venturi, heavyweight yellow brass—open and free blowing with well defined slots and easy response
  • W Tuning Slide: dual-radius bend, standard water key—strong core, brilliance, and presence of sound

Model AZ

  • Bore: .459
  • Model AZ Bell: 4 1316 inch, one piece, hand-hammered “A” (centered) taper in standard-weight yellow brass with traditionally brazed (side) seam, standard bead, and dual radius bend
  • WH Leadpipe: .347-inch venturi, heavyweight yellow brass; open and free blowing with well-defined slots and easy response
  • W Tuning Slide: dual-radius bend, standard water key; strong core, brilliance, and presence of sound

Model AF

  • Bore: .459 inch
  • AF Bell: 4 1316 inch, one piece, hand-hammered “A” (centered) taper in standard-weight yellow brass with traditionally brazed (side) seam, French bead, and dual-radius bell bend
  • W05 Leadpipe: .345-inch venturi, lightweight yellow brass—efficient, flexible, open and free blowing, with easy, immediate response
  • W Tuning Slide: dual-radius bend, standard water key—strong core, brilliance, and presence of sound

Model B

  • Bore: .459 inch
  • Model B Bell: 4 1316 inch, one piece, hand-hammered "B" (broad) taper in standard-weight yellow brass with traditionally brazed seam and standard bead
  • WH Leadpipe: .347-inch venturi, heavyweight yellow brass; open and free blowing with well-defined slots and easy response
  • W Tuning Slide: dual-radius bend, standard water key—strong core, brilliance, and presence of sound

Model BLW

  • Bore: .459 inch
  • BLW Bell: 4 1316 inch, one piece, hand-hammered "B" (broad) taper in lightweight yellow brass with traditionally brazed seam and standard bead
  • W Leadpipe: .347-inch venturi, lightweight yellow brass; open and free blowing with well-defined slots and easy, immediate response
  • X Tuning Slide: dual-radius bend, standard water key; free blowing and flexible, with great response

Model CLW

  • Bore: .459 inch
  • CLW Bell: 4 1316 inch, one piece, hand-hammered "C" (open) taper in lightweight yellow brass with traditionally brazed seam and French bead
  • Z Leadpipe: .345-inch venturi, lightweight yellow brass; provides extra focus for optimal projection
  • X Tuning Slide: dual-radius bend, standard water key—free blowing and flexible, with easy response

Model CMW

  • Bore: .459 inch
  • CMW Bell: 4 1316 inch, one piece, hand-hammered "C" (open) taper in standard-weight yellow brass with traditionally brazed seam and French bead
  • W05 Leadpipe: .345-inch venturi, lightweight yellow brass—efficient, flexible, open and free blowing, with easy, immediate response
  • XD Tuning Slide: dual-radius bend, dual bore, standard water key; free blowing and flexible

ModelCVP

  • Bore: .459 inch
  • CVP Bell: 4.75 inch, one piece, hand-hammered "C" (open) taper in lightweight yellow brass with traditionally brazed (side) seam, French bead, and dual-radius bell bend
  • U5 Leadpipe: .345-inch venturi, lightweight yellow brass—efficient, open, and flexible
  • C Tuning Slide (with brace): semi round, dual-radius bend with standard water key—flexible; responsive and malleable at low volumes, powerful and bold at high volumes.