A unique variation on the TRQ10S, the Model Q10RS trumpet features a reverse leadpipe to further facilitate response and cushion the blow. This trumpet produces a warm, singing sound with marvelous projection and easy, centered response in all registers. The Q10 bell also helps to maintain its characteristic warmth and focus at louder dynamics, while providing a more veiled sound at lower dynamics. The Q05R reverse leadpipe provides an ideal combination of efficiency and flexibility, allowing the player to produce the most delicate passages with ease. Nickel-silver balusters and valve caps add brilliance and character to the sound, increase its core, and contribute to cleanness and immediacy of attack. This trumpet makes a great choice as an all-around instrument for performance in a wide variety of musical settings.
Bore: .459 inch
Q10 bell: 4 13/16-inch, one-piece, hand-hammered “Q” (centered) taper in yellow brass with round brass bead
QR reverse leadpipe: .345-inch venturi, heavyweight yellow brass; open and free blowing with well-defined slots and easy response
QWR tuning slide
Piston material: hand-lapped monel
Valve cluster: two-piece casings, standard weight, with nickel balusters
Top valve caps: Nickel Silver
Lower valve caps: Nickel Silver
Bell engraving: S.E. Shires makers mark, model designation, and traditional floral pattern
Finish: silver plateAll of our pre-owned and new instruments come fully inspected by our in-house repair shop. If you have any questions or would like to make an offer, please feel free to contact us through Reverb or directly at the shop through our phone or email.
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