SELMER PARIS BALANCED MODEL 23A SN# 7137 23A (Circa 1948)
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SELMER PARIS BALANCED Bb TRUMPET MODEL 23A SN# 7137 ML (.459)
THIS IS SPECIAL. IT IS NOT JUST ANOTHER TRUMPET. (Circa 1948)
Marked on the leadpipe receiver BL-LB-LP-23-A
This was the horn of choice for those like Louis (Satchmo) Armstrong and Harry James.
This Selmer model 23A trumpet was made in Paris, France and it has been
excellently handled and cared for. After the 1933 Release of the "Armstrong" trumpet
the model later became known as "Balanced", and of the model Harry James.
Beautifully engraved and constructed, previously owned by a military musician.
This Selmer is simply stunning and the value it could have to a working musician/ collector is
priceless. This is the 23A model at .459. (Louis Armstrong played the 19B at .453).
Comes with the original case. More pictures upon request.
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