Olds Special Bb trumpet 1952 Brass / Nickel Silver

Used – Very Good
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About This Listing

This is a 1952 Olds Special Bb trumpet in very good original condition.

It does not have any dents or signs of damage.  The lacquer is showing some wear, but there is still original lacquer remaining on much of the horn.  All slides are smooth and the valve action is very good as is typical of Olds horns.  Compression is excellent.

This is the all brass version of the  Special that was made for only a few years after WWII. There is almost no nickel silver on the horn, save for the ferrules on each slide, the finger hook and the water keys.

Although the Special was at the lower end of the Olds lineup, it is on par with the fine professional models that Olds was making at the time.  The Specials of this era are excellent players and are one of the "sleepers" in the Olds line of pro level trumpets. All original parts. This trumpet clean inside and out. All slides are smooth.  Engraving is sharp and clear. Comes with the original case in excellent condition and the original guarantee, inspection card, lyre, case key, and Olds 3 mouthpiece.  The original case shows some external wear, but has a nice plush interior.


Lacquered brass
Nickel plated valves
Yellow brass two piece bell
Bore: .460" Medium-Large Bore
Matching serial numbers on all valve piston spring barrels
Single Pin Brass Valve Guides
 Trombone style lever water key on tuning slide

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Product Specs

Listed6 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
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