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Bach Instrument Pricing – Inflation Adjusted

Have you ever wondered how much a Bach Stradivarius trumpet or trombone from 1956, would cost today?  Using the US Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics CPI calculator, we have calculated what these instruments cost in 2013.  This tool

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Brand New “40” year old Bach

The Brand New 40 year old Bach This story is one of those mythical opportunities you “dream” of when looking for older Bach instruments.  I’m jealous, and even more surprised it was on eBay and I missed it. “I located

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Hans J. Bach – Instruments

Hans Julius Bach (Vincent’s brother) helped with Vincent’s early business, and also owned and operated a music store for more than 30 years at 128 West 48th Street, New York City, NY at the same time Vincent was making instruments

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Interview w/ Trumpet Tester; Kent Hocker (early 2000)

Interview w/ Trumpet Tester; Kent Hocker (early 2000) Trumpet tester at Conn Selmer; Elkhart, IN Kent Hocker earned a music degree in performance at Indiana University before he began working in the music industry.  He joined the Selmer Company of Elkhart in

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Kennedy Bugle during Reagan Funeral

Kennedy Bugle discussion during Reagan Funeral (June 2004) “Attached are two articles on the Kennedy (Bach) Bugle written for Newsday (NY Long Island paper) June of 2004. The reporter, Knut Royce, was actually the Washington Bureau National Security Correspondent at

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Vincent Bach – Invoice (1955)

Invoices Bach invoice for 6 Bach Mercury trumpets from August 1955 to Kitt Music Company. Kitt Music Company is still in business today, click here

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Vincent Bach – Registration / Warranty

Registration Card Registration Card example  (1964/1965) Serial #: 25662 Vincent Bach Warranty Certificate  (1955)    

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