1980's Bach Stradivarius 43 Trumpet in lacquer: A fabulous playing instrument

$2,910.00 $1,449.99 (You save $1,460.01)
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SKU UTPT Bach 43 276xxx
Weight 5.00 LBS
Height 12.00
Width 24.00
Depth 12.00
Shipping $35.00

The Bach Stradivarius trumpet is one of the most popular trumpets in the world for a reason - they have a special ring that few other horns can match. This horn is set up for the commercial player, with a 43 Bell and 25  leadpipe, making this horn free blowing in all registers. This horn would also blend well in wind ensembles, when Vincent Bach was still in charge of manufacturing, the 37 and 43 bells were produced in similar quantities due to the flexibility of sound with small mouthpiece changes.



This horn has clearly seen some useage in the past but was never abused- recently cleaned and serviced here at ACB.  

No dents or dings present and the  lacquer has some worn spots on the valve casing and bell as you can see.  

Leadpipe has no red rot or spotting  we pressure tested it with a few of our tools here and it measured fine. 

Valves have good compression and play very well with Hetman #2 or 3 piston oil. 


We have professionally cleaned and aligned the horn here at the shop. It's a solid player with a wonderful sound and priced to sell!






The Bach Stradivarius 18043  Professional Bb Trumpet features the #43 bell, which produces a broad, bright sound


  • Key of Bb
  • .459" medium-large bore
  • 4.8" one-piece hand-hammered yellow brass with #43 taper
  • Monel pistons
  • 1st valve thumb saddle
  • Fixed 3rd valve finger ring with slide stop

Sold with no case or mouthpiece.