This Olds Opera Bb Trumpet is an absolute gem! This 1957 (S/N 236xxx) Opera has been beautifully restored with lacquer finish, as well as a one off custom hand engraving on the full body, including the entire bell, leadpipe as well as valve slides! In fact the Opera trumpet was not featured on their 1957 catalog means this is a very early version of this model! The photos really speak for themselves! Beyond the exquisite appearance, the opera has an amazing sound and feels great to play. With the .468" XL bore and 4.75" solid nickel silver bell, the trumpet can sing as beautiful as it looks! Comes with case.
Here's what Olds says about the Opera in their 1962 catalog:
"This large bore Opera model represents the ultimate in symphonic tone. Count fifty measures rest - come in FFF on a high C - and do it with the confidence born of a hundred such successful entrances under pressure. The instant response and powerful tone are products of Olds engineering and design skills producing a prestige trumpet for prestige players."
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