CONN 8D ELKHART 'H' series, 52 years old, 'as new'

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£3,400.00

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Maker: C.G. CONN,  ELKHART, Indiana, USA 

Model:  8D

Type:  F/Bb full double

Date: 1967

Bell throat profile: L (large)

Alloy: lacquered nickel silver

Bell flare: fixed

Valve compression: excellent

Lacquer:  in perfect condition

Visual condition:  superb

Weight: 2.38 kg

Case: original Conn hard case.

Further details: it is generally recognised that the finest Elkhart Conn 8Ds (apart from the 'pre-alphabet' ones) were the series E and H. This 'series H' horn was totally refurbished and re-lacquered quite recently in the Walter Lawson workshop, USA.

It plays superbly across the entire range, not just the low and middle registers! Also, it is very light in weight compared to a typical modern Conn 8D.

NNB: Price comparison: the lowest brand-new UK discount price for this horn is currently £5,198. 

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