eBay
  • Daily Deals
  • Sell
  • Customer Support
  • Shop now

Bidding has ended on this item.

 
Ships to:
United States
Delivery:
 
Ships to:
United States

Details about  Taylor Chicago Custom in Raw Brass

See original listing
Taylor Chicago Custom in Raw Brass
Taylor-Chicago-Custom-in-Raw-Brass
Item Sold
Item condition:
Used
Ended:
Nov 12, 2011 10:14:55 PST
Winning bid:
US $2,750.00
2 bids ]
Shipping:
$35.00 Standard Shipping | See details
Item location:
Vancouver, WA, United States

Description

eBay item number:
130595862388
Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

Item specifics

Condition:
Used: An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully ... Read moreabout the condition
Brand:

Taylor

Key:

Bb

Model:

Chicago Custom

Taylor Chicago Custom in raw brass.  I won’t bore readers by quoting information from the Taylor web site.  In case someone is interested, Andy Taylor’s description of his creation can be read at http://www.taylortrumpets.com/chicago_custom.html.

 

I will say that this instrument plays superbly.  Intonation is spot on, and the tone quality is as described on the Taylor web site.  The craftsmanship is excellent, and the valve & slide action could not be improved.

 

This trumpet is in perfect shape, except for a very-very small ding on the tubing where it enters the valve cluster.  I have not bothered to have this fixed because it’s too small to affect the horn’s playing (in my opinion).  The ding is shown in the second photo.  The instrument has a nice patina, which is a normal characteristic of a raw brass instrument.

 

Why am I selling?  I am a happy user of Monette mouthpieces, and recently moved from the East Coast to a home in the Portland, OR area.  Since I live nearby, I have decided to patronize my local business.  If I had not moved from the East Coast, then I don’t believe I would be selling this Taylor trumpet.

 

I am including three mouthpieces with the trumpet.  They are as follows:  (1) The original Taylor 3C mouthpiece in raw brass; (2) A custom made heavy weight mouthpiece which has the same dimensions as the Monette B2, finished in bright gold; and (3) A custom made heavy weight mouthpiece which has the same dimensions as the Monette B2L, finished in scratch gold.

 

One note: I own a genuine heavyweight Monette B2 Prana mouthpiece, which I have tried with this instrument.  Monette claims that their heavyweight mouthpieces do not work well for non-Monette instruments, and I have found this claim to be true in this instance.  The custom made mouthpieces seem to work much better with this instrument.

 

Photo #3 shows mouthpieces as follows (left to right): (1) Custom made B2L copy (in trumpet); (2) Custom made B2 copy; (3) Genuine Monette heavy B2 Prana (not included in sale); and (3) Taylor 3C in raw brass.

 

Add $35 for insured shipping via UPS ground.

 

The sale does not include a case.

Questions and answers about this item

No questions or answers have been posted about this item.




Place bid

Time left:
Current bid:
(Approximately ##1##)
Shipping:
Import charges:
Your max bid:
Your max bid:
By clicking Confirm bid, you commit to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder.
By clicking Confirm bid, you are committing to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder and have read and agree to the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab. Import charges previously quoted are subject to change if you increase you maximum bid amount.
Cancel
Loading...
Resume bidding, if the page does not update immediately.
Place bid
Review and confirm your bid
Bid confirmation
d
h
m
s
day
hour
hours
FREE shipping
See item description
(Approximately ##1##)
(Enter ##1## or more)
(Enter more than ##1##)
Your max bid:
Increase max bid
Place bid
Confirm bid
Increase max bid
Cancel
Change bid
Close
, you've been outbid. Don't let it get away - bid again!
, you're the highest bidder on this item. Hope you win it!
, you're the first bidder. Hope you win!
, you're currently the high bidder, but you're close to getting outbid.
, this auction is almost over and you're currently the high bidder.
, you're the high bidder, but the reserve price hasn't been met.
Please enter your bid again.
Please enter a valid number as the bid price.
Enter an amount that is equal or greater than the minimum bid required. This can be found under the bid entry box.
Maximum bids can't be lowered once they're submitted.
This seller requires the buyer to have a PayPal account to purchase this item. Get a PayPal account here .
Your bid is greater than or equal to the Buy It Now price. We recommend you purchase this item via Buy It Now. If you still wish to bid, you may do so below.
Time left:
Current bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Your maximum bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Increase your maximum bid:
By clicking 1 Click Bid, you commit to buy this item from the seller if you're the winning bidder. Learn moreabout 1-click bid - opens in a new window or tab
day
hour
min
sec
days
hours
mins
secs
(approximately ##1##)
Winning bid:
Starting bid:
Close
Congrats! The auction has ended and you're the winner.
The auction has ended, but the reserve price was not met.
Sorry, the auction has ended and you were outbid.
Good news, you're the high bidder.
Sorry, you've been outbid.
You're the high bidder, but the reserve price is not met.
Please enter a higher amount than the current bid.
Maximum bids cannot be lowered once submitted.
Please enter a valid number.