The instrument is a #1 Bore, has a 4 5/8 diameter bell. 1959 14B is a transitional model between the "classic" 14B Director and the later 15B Director which appeared in 1960. What Conn said in 1956: Exactly like the 18B, except bell is high-quality brass instead of Coprion.
Adjustable valve and tuning slides are precision-fit for easy pull. Valves consistently give fast, smooth action. Length 21½, weight 2 lbs. Outfit includes handsome new Director case and correct mouthpiece.
Highly polished brass, beautifully nickel trimmed, clear lacquered overall. Do you want to deal with a dirty instrument with stuck or damaged slides or valves? A "used" or "preowned" instrument may cost much more to get back to playing condition.Read below how this horn was serviced. Looking for multiple instruments for your students?
All reconditioned horns from start to finish receive. Hot water rinse, and body and slides thoroughly brushed. Upper and Lower valve chambers polished.
Threads cleaned on horn body and the top and bottom caps. Horn body trued as needed, hand torqued at all solder joints for strength, braces checked and repaired as needed. Tail, taper, flair and leadpipe dents and major dings removed when easily accessible. Valve chamber area knuckle dings removed if accessible. Female slide receivers dry scrubbed with firm brush, male slides polished, gap between valve body and threads cleaned.
Valves hand lapped from top and bottom when accessible. Valve chambers and valves checked for proper fit during lapping. Horn body is then hot water triple rinsed and scrubbed. Slides dry scrubbed with firm brush, polished and checked for proper fit and feel, any fit issues mentioned in listing. Slides hot water rinsed, accessible dents and dings removed.
Horn and valves assembled, all interfaces and parts lubed. Al Cass Fast used on ALL valves. Play tested and checked for valve action, slide fit, leaks, and slotting (after regular use, valves should fit to the lapped chamber and get faster).
Original mouthpieces are usually included, checked for receiver fit, cleaned and polished (most vintage mouthpieces have blemishes). Horn is then wiped clean and or hand polished. Cases opened, aired out, disinfected, vacuumed, sometimes minor repairs are completed (Note, some old cases will have residual smell).Horns are photographed, disassembled and checked for proper fit again. Remember vintage horns have sometimes been sitting for a very long time, you as an instrument owner should clean your instrument regularly. AS-IS Condition Vintage & Antique Instruments.
Many vintage instruments have had solder and other repair work done in the past and many have sat for sometimes decades and even after thorough cleaning, more extended cleaning and fit work may be needed. If you have any questions or problems with your instrument after you receive it, please contact me first. I will offer full consideration for any parts or horns that are listed improperly.
The item "1959 Vintage CONN 14B Director Trumpet Refurbished Original Case & Mouthpiece" is in sale since Thursday, June 10, 2021. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Vintage Musical Instruments\Vintage Brass\Trumpets". The seller is "dealz4yinz" and is located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.