What metals are in a trombone?

Brass has been used since long ago to form the body of trombones and other brass instruments. Brass is a copper and zinc alloy that is easy to work with and is more resistant to corrosion than metals such as iron.

Are silver trombones rare?

I’d say that right now about 1 out of every 6 second-hand trombones in the Netherlands is silver plated. It’s really strange though. Saxophones, french Horns and trombones are mostly lacquered, whereas trumpets, euphoniums and tuba’s are mostly silver plated. There is no specific difference between the two groups.

Whats is the best brand of trombone?

19 Best Trombone Reviews and the Best Trombone Brands

  • Mendini MTB-L Tenor Slide Trombone.
  • Yamaha YSL-882O Trombone.
  • Bach 42BO Stradivarius Series.
  • Mendini MTB-31 Intermediate Slide Trombone.
  • Yamaha YBL-822G Trombone.
  • Yamaha YSL354 Trombone.
  • Bach TB711F Prelude Trombone.
  • D’Luca 750N 750 Series.

What are silver trombones made of?

Nickel silver is comprised of brass with the addition of nickel. It is typically lighter and harder than brass and is a very common choice in the braces and ferrules used in connection trombone components together.

What is trombone instrument made of?

The most common material is yellow brass (70% copper, 30% zinc), but other materials include rose brass (85% copper, 15% zinc) and red brass (90% copper, 10% zinc).

Are silver trombones good?

Silver is a great alternative for the player that wants his/her instrument to play like a raw brass instrument but does not want the extreme tarnish associated with an unfinished horn. Silver plating a trombone adds 30% to the price due to the size of the instrument.

How much does it cost to silver plate a trombone?

Refinishing and Replating

Silver Plating Gold Plating
Trumpet / Cornet / Flugelhorn One-piece $50.00 $120.00
Trombone One-piece $60.00 $170.00
Tuba One-piece $70.00 $175.00
Saxophone Mouthpiece $50.00 $120.00

What is a Conn 88H professional trombone?

The C.G. Conn 88H professional trombone is ideal for both symphonic and solo performance. Available in silver-plate finish as model 88HSP.

How old is a Conn Remington trombone mouthpiece?

Conn Remington Large Shank Trombone Mouthpiece for 88H 8H 62H 72H etc. 38) See pictures for condition. This is a Conn model 88H Trombone with the F valve. Serial number M15507 which dates it to 1969.

How much does a Conn 88H rose brass bell cost?

Shipping USA 55.00. Canada 55.00, Overseas 105.00 Includes insurance This is a Gorgeous Rose Brass Bell Conn 88H in Excellent Condition. It is a post 70’s horn put together with Elkhart Parts from transition from the Elkhart plant.

When was the Conn tenor trombone made?

This red-brass-belled professional tenor trombone was built around 1972 (R158xx) after Conn moved manufacturing to its Abilene plant. So this is NOT an Elkhart-built 88H.