Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet

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Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet

Post by cptbob » Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:22 pm

This is not something that I normally would have bought. I'll chalk it up to Covid cabin-fever and few too many Heinekens. :lol: Anyway, now that I have it I'm very happy with it! It's clearly marked on the bell with the manufacturer and "Garde Kurassier Regiment" and year 1901. Seems to be pretty fancy. It's missing one of the valve buttons and was filthy when I got it but otherwise is in good shape. I'm going to polish it up. It should look really good then.
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As you can see it is not a small instrument:
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Re: Garde Kurrasier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet

Post by cptbob » Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:25 pm

I just bought this post card to go with it (hopefully customs and/or the USPS do not lose it...they've already "misplaced" 3 letters this year :( )
I think there are at least a couple of this type instrument in it.
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Re: Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet

Post by SkipperJohn » Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:05 pm

That is something you definitely don't see everyday.
Congratulations!!!

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Re: Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet

Post by Sandmann » Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:31 am

Agree, nice find. Congratulations :bravo:
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Re: Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet

Post by b.loree » Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:32 pm

That is very cool, congratulations! I wonder if Steve has a matching shoulder board in his collection?
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Re: Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet

Post by kaiser » Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:41 am

Nice trumpet and beeing marked makes it even better

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Re: Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet

Post by pickelhauben » Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:49 am

I have always wanted to get a trumpet but never had.
Great find .

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Re: Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet

Post by KAGGR#1 » Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:38 pm

Brian ;
Yes , I do .Both the music Meister and a regular trooper shoulder strap .
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Re: Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet

Post by ww1czechlegion » Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:02 pm

Congratulations Brian, that's a nice looking trumpet! =D>

It has to be a really hard item to find these days!

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Re: Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet

Post by cptbob » Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:31 pm

Thank you everyone for all the nice comments!

A few days and almost an entire can of Brasso later and, while it might not pass the Musikmeister's inspection, it is looking pretty good. I think the contrast between the brass and silver colored metal is pretty sharp! I haven't polished this much brass since I was a freshman at Norwich University! :lol:
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