Bach Artisan trumpets represent the next step in the Stradivarius tradition. Building on the strength and popularity of the Stradivarius line, the Artisan series adds features desired by the most discriminating player. No other brand evokes more passion, loyalty and respect than Bach Stradivarius. Exceptional tonal color, balanced response and superb projection are the hallmarks of designs by Vincent Bach. Carrying on the legacy and true to the vision of the master craftsman, the makers of today's Bach Stradivarius proudly introduce the Artisan Collection. Skillfully handcrafted in the United States, the Artisan series culminates in a unique blend of classic design, elegant styling and the signature Bach sound. Special features unique to the Artisan collection include a special acoustic bell treatment, plastic and brass valve guides (mix and match as desired), split first slide ring, weighted slide ferrules, an exceptionally nice double suspension case and more:
Silver plated brass.
Combination D/E-Flat tuning.
Two 4-1/2" diameter one-piece hand-hammered bells with flat rims in key of D and E Flat.
Special acoustic bell treatment.
Separate set of tuning slides for D and E Flat tuning.
Enhanced radius ferrules
Includes 2 sets of valve guides (brass and plastic).