This is an "Antoine Courtois" Cortois (Courtois) handmade D / Eb Roger Delmotte model piston trumpet manufactured in Paris, France. In 1789, around the time of the French Revolution in Paris, Antoine Courtois's father established a family-run instrument-making workshop on rue Mazarin in the Carcharatan of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. The natural horn made at that time is now on The trumpet once belonged to an officer sent by Napoleon during display in Berlin, and the trumpet of the military band in the museum of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris is said to date from the same period based on the engravings on the instrument. The siege of Acco in 1799. 1803, the company Antoine Courtois was founded.
Courtois moved his factory to the rue du Marais. Courtois moved his factory to the Rue de la Marais, where he worked with Jean-Baptiste Urban, one of the most important musicians in the history of music, to develop a series of improvements to the instrument, including the Urban valve. The Antoine Courtois company has been manufacturing brass instruments for over 200 years.The unique and elegant technique of making instruments has been passed down from generation to generation at the Amboise factory in France. This instrument was made in France at a time when Cortois was producing some of its best instruments. This instrument is a special model made under the supervision of Roger Delmotte (mentioned on the mouthpiece, see photo). Roger Delmotte is a trumpet player born in France. He studied trumpet with Maurice Leclerc at the Conservatoire, received an honorary degree in 1944, moved to the Paris Conservatoire in the same year to study with Eugène Fauveau, and graduated with a Premier Prix in 1946 He won the first prize in the trumpet category at the Geneva International Music Competition in 1950 and was principal trumpet of the Orchestre de l'Opéra de Paris from that year until 1985.
At the same time, he taught at the Conservatoire de Versailles from 1951. In Japan, France is associated with Maurice André, but his fame his is no less than that of his predecessor. In the 1970s and 1980s, orchestras differed in tone and performance depending on the region. In a good sense, the regional and national characteristics came out.In particular, the Berlin, Vienna, and Paris orchestras were very distinctive. The sound between Paris was bright and light.
No bassoon was used, but a bason. The horn was a piston horn made by Cortore or Selmer. It was very French style.
The trumpet of those days produced a very bright sound. Wouldn't you like to try the sound of Maurice Andre and his friends? This is a unique instrument that is no longer being made.
The material of this instrument is the traditional yellow brass. It has a lacquer finish. The pitch can be adjusted with the trigger on the first and third pipes, while the second pipe has a mark On the inside that can be switched between D and Eb by pulling it out. The second pipe has a mark on the inside that you can pull out to switch between D and Eb.
Using it that way allows you to play in both D and Eb with good pitch. The mouthpipe is "N" normal.
It is marked on the back of the pipe (see photo). It should be noted that it has a traditional 3rd pipe trigger and a reverse insertion / extraction. This is a traditional design for air flow. What's valuable this time is that it still has its original case (shown in the photo, and the badge is still intact), and it's as good as new.
Of course, the case is included. This instrument has not been used much in the past, and the inside is as good as new.
In addition, it has been cleaned inside. However, if you look closely, there are some scratches on the bell. The trigger, extraction tube, and piston are smooth and fine. I will post many pictures so please check them out. It is not a new instrument, so please understand that.It is not a new instrument. Americas, Europe, Mexico, Germany, Brazil, France, Australia, Russian Federation. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as "gifts" - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. Antoine Courtois D / Eb Roger Delmotte model Excellent +++++" is in sale since Friday, March 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Brass\Trumpets".
The seller is "music_art_japan" and is located in Saitama. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.