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Bach may be the most popular trumpet maker of all time. Vincent Bach began manufacturing trumpet mouthpieces in 1919 then actual trumpets in 1924. See more history below. Bach Trumpets have evolved through many popular models: the Mercury, Apollo, Minerva and Stradivarius.
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Bach Trumpet History
The original inventor, Vincent Bach, lived a long and industrious life. He was born in 1890 and died in 1976. Those 86 years cover a lot of generations of gifted trumpet players. Here is something interesting to know about the company that I recently learned from the Bach Loyalist Website. Sometime in the early 1950's, Bach moved its factory to Mount Vernon, New York. From 1953 to 1963, Bach Strad trumpets were made in Mount Vernon, New York. Then, a big thing happened: Bach was purchased by Selmer in 1961. Selmer would close the Mount Vernon factory just two years later in 1963 and move Bach production to Elkhart, Indiana. Selmer trademarked the name and shield logo in the early' 60's and continued manufacturing Bach trumpets there. To this day, many Bach trumpet loyalists insist that the best Strads ever made came from the Mount Vernon factory. If you can find one from 1953 to 1963, you can expect the bidding to be very competitive. Most of these trumpets are being sold on eBay by people who are familiar with this history and will have the Mount Vernon name prominently mentioned among the listing. Even the Selmer plant didn't last forever. The plant was closed in 2004 and the company is located in Eastlake Ohio. Bach was very active in between, acquiring Steinway Instruments in 1996, United Musical Instruments in 200, and merging with Conn in in 2003.
Yes, you will find Bach Cornets on this page. The first Bach Mercury Cornet was made in 1939 and you might just find one or two showing up on this auction page from time to time.
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Bach Stradivarius Model 72 Trumpet
$711.00 (25 Bids)
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Modified Vintage BACH Stradivarius Model 43 Professional Bb Trumpet
$750.00 (1 Bid)
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Bach USA TR300H2 Student Bb Trumpet - Hard Case. Inspected, & Ready to Play!
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BACH STRADIVARIUS MODEL 37 VINTAGE EARLY ELKHART TRUMPET NICE SHAPE!!
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SILVER BACH TR 300 Bb TRUMPET U.S.A. w/ HARD CASE n/r WORLD WIDE SHIPPING no MP
$170.00 (24 Bids)
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Stradivarius Bach Trumpet Model 37ML
$661.00 (13 Bids)
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