S.E. Shires Custom Series Model 4S8 C Trumpet
The S.E. Shires Model 4S8 C Trumpet is an incredibly balanced trumpet, perfect for orchestral playing. This trumpet features Shires' “4” bell with a steel bead wire to create a powerful, brilliant, and complex sound that is effective in any setting. Yellow-brass balusters add warmth to the sound and an efficient .349 venturi mated with our W tuning slide gives this horn immediate and crisp clarity with a comfortable blow and accurate intonation. This instrument combines the best elements of classic New York and Mt. Vernon trumpet design with the consistency, playability, and projection that has made S.E. Shires trumpets the favorites of professionals the world over.
Bore: .462 inch
4S8 Bell: 4 13⁄16 inch, one piece, hand-hammered "4" (open) taper in standard-weight yellow brass, with traditionally brazed (side) seam, steel bead, and dual-radius bell bend
WEB Leadpipe: .349-inch venturi, light-weight yellow brass—warm sound, open and free-blowing, with easy response
W Tuning Slide: dual-radius bend, flanged braces, standard water key—centered core, brilliance, and presence of sound
- Piston Material: hand-lapped Monel
- Valve Cluster: two-piece casings, standard weight, with yellow-brass balusters
Lower Valve Caps: nickel silver
Bell Engraving: S.E. Shires makers mark, model designation, and traditional floral pattern
Includes S.E. Shires double trumpet case, mouthpiece, and care kit
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