CONN 8D (Abilene)

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Maker: C.G. CONN, USA 

Model:  8D

Type:  F/Bb full double

Date: 1978

Bell throat profile: L (large)

Alloy: lacquered nickel silver

Bell flare: fixed

Valve compression: excellent

Lacquer:  97% OK

Visual condition: very good, with just one or two minor blemishes commensurate with its age.

Weight: 2.55 kg

Case: original Conn case.

Further details: a very fine example of an 'Abilene' 8D.

It plays superbly across the entire range, and has an 'easier' high register then many 8Ds.

Although a professional-quality horn, it is also listed in the Intermediate category on account of its 'sub £2K' price.


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


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CONN 8D (Abilene)