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Leblanc Bb Trumpet ID/Value
Mar 26th, 2020 at 4:46pm
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I was given a Leblanc trumpet as a youth, it has "7323" stamped on the left side of #2 valve cylinder above "Made in France". Am I right to assume "7323" is the serial number? If so, and based on that number it may be a 1955-1957 vintage 0.453 bore Symphonie model. My Son-in-Law is principal Trombone with the Wroclaw NFM in Poland. He may be able to use it, if we determine it's worth overhauling - it has a sticky #3 valve some pin dents in the bell and the finish is poor, but it's all there. Can anyone help ID it and advise as to value and perhaps a overhaul source. I'm in Dallas, TX. Thanks.
  
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Re: Leblanc Bb Trumpet ID/Value
Reply #1 - Mar 29th, 2020 at 5:45pm
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While I can't speak to its value, these were made by Courtois and are usually considered nice horns.  7323 is the serial - I'd have to check on the date but you probably got close.
  
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Re: Leblanc Bb Trumpet ID/Value
Reply #2 - Mar 30th, 2020 at 9:20pm
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I spent a little Covid time applying TLC; while the lacquer is gone, it responded well to removing tarnish. The slides and #1 & #2 valves feel good./home/plogic/Pictures/LeBlanc/LeBlancBell.jpg/home/plogic/Pictures/LeBlanc/LeBlancL.jpg/home/plogic/Pictures/LeBlanc/LeBlancLValvesL.jpg/home/plogic/Pictures/LeBlanc/LeBlancMedallion.jpg/home/plogic/Pictures/LeBlanc/LeBlancR.jpg/home/plogic/Pictures/LeBlanc/LeBlancValvesSN.jpg
  
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