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1952 Martin Committee cornet, Elkhart IND.

  • 1952 Martin Committee cornet

    serial 180853


    The Martin Committee, an instrument with an unusual name, earned its name by being designed by a committee (Renold Schilke always claimed the horn was designed by a committee of one, him). It went on to dominate the jazz trumpet market from the late 1940s until the mid 1960s or so. Committees were played by Miles Davis throughout his career, as well as Chet Baker, Dizzy Gillespie, Maynard Ferguson, and even Al Hirt.


    Technical condition: valves and slides move smoothly and lightly, very good compression

    Visual condition: no dents, no dings, lacquer finish: about 60% remains, discoloration, scratches and loss in the lacquer finish, lacquer was removed from the bell

    Finish: lacquered instrument, original lacquer finish

    Additional information: professionally cleaned, original case, lyre, mouthpiece


    Ready to play!

    4 850,00 PLN

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