Status: SOLD!
Date: 3/1/2016
Venue: eBay
Price: ??,???
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Vintage 1940s 1947 The Martin Committee Trumpet Medium Bore NO RESERVE PRICE!

This listing is for a vintage 1940s Martin Trumpet. It is The Committee Model with serial number 157079. Based on our research of Committee serial numbers, we believe it was made in 1947. The bell measures 4.75" inches across. From what we've read, this indicates it is the medium bore size. The trumpet is in good overall condition with scratches, wear, and a few dings. The valves are a little sticky. The mouthpiece is stamped 7C with no maker's marks. Please see the detailed photos below, and contact us with any questions before bidding. We have a low opening bid price, so don't miss your chance to add this rare trumpet to your collection!


The Martin Committee was the premier trumpet of the Martin Band Instrument Company of Elkhart IN. The firm produced band instruments, including trumpets, cornets, fluegelhorns, trombones, and saxophones beginning in 1908 and through the sixties. The Martin Committee trumpets and saxophones were favorites of jazz musicians. The horn became widely adopted in jazz music because of its warm, rich sound and flexible intonation. It has a unique sound that has been described as "dark and smokey". Miles Davis played custom-made Committees throughout his career. Other notable players include Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Chet Baker, Lee Morgan, Maynard Ferguson, Art Farmer, Wallace Roney, and Chris Botti.


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