The LTR 500S was a specific brand and model exclusively manufactured for Music and Arts.
50 Bach “Liberty By Bach” Model LTR-500S Bb Trumpet. As found on the respected Trumpet Master site: From Conn-Selmer Customer service in response to an owners question: “The Liberty Bach LTR 500S you purchased from Music and Arts. 50 Bach Stradivarius Model 37, #530275 (EARLY-MID 2000-2005) Polished silver plate, serviced; excellent Pre-Strike model; good reputation. In the same style of the famous Dizzy Gillespie trumpets, these are real collector's items! Clean trumpet, fully serviced, some dent work done and done well; plays very well. 0 (Normally 00 and change) King model 2055T Silver Flair 462" Bore, 4-7/8" Seamless Bell, Monel istons, Thumb "Saddle" (Thumb Hook, no trigger mechanism), Silver- plated. Serial #30695 (2004) Identified through direct contact with the company as a "1600 model with WB on the lead pipe", like a "WB" model. Easy blowing and agile, this trumpet features a lightweight yellow brass bell carefully balanced with a special mouthpipe and medium large bore." Priced fairly at 50.00Olds Studio, #339742 (1959) Fullerton, CA; Most of lacquer is missing, not dents or dings; serviced, great valve action; my repairman loves this horn!
Made in Elkhart, Indiana (USA Made) in the mid 2000’s decade (possibly during the infamous Bach worker “Strike”) . Both serviced, polished, and in very good condition! Comes in an excellent case, original; fairly priced at 0 • Medium Weight • Silver-plated yellow brass • Reverse leadpipe • Stainless Steel pistons • 1st valve slide thumb saddle • 3rd valve slide throw ring and stop • .460 bore • Custom B1 bead 4.8" bell King model 2055T Silver Flair 462" Bore, 4-7/8" Seamless Bell, Monel istons, 1St Slide Trigger, Silver- lated. 0 (Normally 00 and change) Professional Model 1600/ "WB" Kanstul. It sounds warm and lyrical in the staff, but will really sizzle in the upper register when you want it to. Very well thought of vintage, professional Olds trumpet.
Featuring the original design specifications of the popular 1960s Eterna 900, Key of Bb, .460" bore, Nickel silver mouthpipe, Nickel silver inside tuning slides, 1st slide saddle, Adjustable 3rd slide ring. Silver plated (Very nice, no plating missing) with very good compression on this one. This is a vintage Holton revelation trumpet made in approximately 1929 it has a .460 inch bore size and a 4 1/2 inch bell diameter. This Silver-Plated model is pretty darn new with not a lot of use on it. Says "Zigmant Kanstul, Anaheim, CA, USA" on the bell. There are no dents or scratches, the slides and valves are in excellent condition From kanstul.com: "The Model 1600 was developed with Los Angeles big band and studio work in mind. Olds Recording #718190 (1969) Vintage Olds from the late 1960's. Harry James played a Selmer Paris Balanced Action 25A and 22B and According to the register at the Selmer Paris factory, one of the last balanced action trumpets sent to James was a 23A.
Back then lightweight referred to only the tubing and not the bell. v=I0Vph F-Nnp M_________________Bill Siegfried NY/Mt.
I don't have today's standard thickness number off hand. There are also other differences that took place over the years as Bach production evolved.
If it does (at least for 37s), most would consider it an Early Elkhart.
"New" refers to a brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item, and "Used" refers to an item that has been used previously.The combination of two-piece valve construction, nickel silver outer slides, brass valve guides, and a steel bell wire provides a broad sound with a quick response and great feedback to the player.These features combined with a .459” medium-large bore produce a well-rounded sound well suited for all types of music. 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.