Hi and thanks for checking out our Listing. Besson Sovereign BE955 Baritone Horn in Silver Plate with Original Case.In excellent condition, this horn has been extensively used, has some minor cosmetic dents, a couple of small scratches and some rippling dents to the bell from what looks like an old repair, otherwise, this horn is in great shape and plays without issue. See pictures for all the pre-mentioned damage. The valves are extremely responsive, all valve caps top and bottom are free and the tuning slides operate exactly as they should. Supplied with the original mouthpiece and case. We're also including a Vincent Bach 12C mouthpiece, also in excellent condition.
Serial number 805 dates the instrument to around 1992/3. If you are a professional level player, then this quality brass instrument, the Besson BE995 Sovereign is perfect for you.
The Besson baritone has for years been regarded as the leading top of the range baritone in the world of brass bands. Bell diameter: 241mm (9.5).
Weight: 2.5kg (5lb 8oz). Bell rim rolled and soldered over brass wire - adds strength and protection. 3 bottom sprung stainless steel valves delivers faster action.
Stainless steel pistons for smooth action, non-corrosive. Precision fitted slides for fine tuning. 3rd valve compensating - improves lower register intonation.Patented silicon rubber spring damper set for quieter valve action. Water keys with synthetic rubber seals give a perfect seal. Please Note: Some Scottish Postcode areas are subject to an APC Surcharge. We operate the HMRC Margin Scheme for VAT purposes, Vat is not reclaimable. The item "Besson Sovereign BE955 Baritone Horn in Silver Plate with Original Case" is in sale since Sunday, April 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments\Brass\Baritones".
The seller is "musical-money" and is located in Newhaven, East Sussex. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe.