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S.E. Shires - Model 6F - Custom Eb/D Trumpet

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Model 6F

The S.E. Shires Model 6F/6FD E♭/D trumpet offers all the security and agility that you would expect from a small horn, but with a sound is powerful enough to lead a large orchestral brass section.

The standard weight 6F bell provides a bold, centered core that holds together at even the fullest dynamics—characteristics tempered by the easy response and warmth of the Y6H leadpipe.

This instrument is also available in E♭ without D bell or D slides (Custom Model 6F E♭)

Specs & Features

  • Bore: .459
  • 6F Bells: 4 13⁄16 inch, interchangeable, one-piece, hand-hammered, tunable "6" (centered) tapers in standard-weight yellow brass with traditionally brazed seams and French beads
  • Y6H Leadpipe: .346-inch venturi, heavyweight yellow brass; efficient and clear, with great center and warmth
  • Piston Material: hand-lapped Monel
  • Valve Cluster: two-piece casings, standard weight, with yellow-brass balusters
  • Lower Valve Caps: yellow brass
  • Bell Engraving: S.E. Shires makers mark, model designation, and traditional floral pattern
  • Includes S.E. Shires double trumpet case, mouthpiece, and care kit

S.E. Shires Custom Series Eb/D Trumpets

S.E. Shires Co. has benefitted from a close relationship with some of the world’s leading players and soloists to develop its trumpets in E♭and D. These instruments offer the response and agility of a small trumpet combined with the sound, intonation, and projection characteristic of the best orchestral instruments.

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