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Bach Mouthpieces – Lettering Variations

Timeframe Lettering Image  circa 1920’s VINCENT BACH, NEW YORK circa 1920’s VINCENT BACH CORP. NEW YORK 7C note Serif font   circa 1930s VINCENT BACH CORP., NEW YORK note Serif font  1936 VINCENT BACH CORP., NEW YORK note Serif font   circa

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Bach Mouthpieces – Packaging (Mt. Vernon)

A great example of early Mt. Vernon Mouthpiece mouthpiece packaging used when shipping to customers. Top Postmaster: If not delivered with 5 days Return to Vincent Bach Corp. 50 MacQuesten Parkway South Mt. Vernon, NY Contains Merchandise Postmaster: This parcel

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Bach Mouthpieces – Holton Examples

We have not seen many examples of these, but these are what appears as Vincent Bach mouthpiece designs co-branded as Frank Holton and Bach.  As a side note Vincent Bach played and endorsed Frank Holton instruments in the mid 1910s.

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Bach Mouthpieces – Design Variations

Bach Trumpet Mouthpieces – A Textual History A quick overview of Bach mouthpieces from an correspondence from Tedd Waggoner. “All of the early mouthpiece samples of the Bach mouthpiece production….i.e. 85th St. location, E.41st St. location, and the Bronx have

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Bach Mouthpieces – Catalogs

We are always looking for more information on the Bach mouthpiece line through older Bach catalogs. If you have additional catalog scans you would like to share, please contact us through the header on each page. Although Vincent Bach began

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Bach Mouthpieces – Trombone Models

We are always looking for more information on the Bach trombone mouthpiece line through the years. Our goal is to summarize all of the different marketing of these mouthpieces. If you have any updated information, please contact us through the

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Bach Mouthpieces – Trumpet Models

We are always looking for more information on the Bach mouthpiece line through the years. Our goal is to summarize all of the different marketing of these mouthpieces. Some of the favorites include: “pyrotechnics in dance orchestras;” Bach 10.5D “with

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Bach Mouthpieces – Travel Cases

As with many mouthpiece manufacturers, Bach also had cases for the multiple mouthpieces for dealers. These are rare to find today; here’s some fine examples from Fred Cirksena at Quality Brass. Double Row Version New York, NY   Double Row

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Bach Mouthpieces – Packaging (History)

Bach Mouthpieces -A Visual History / Packaging Mt. Vernon, NY – 1950s   Elkhart, IN – 1960s Elkhart, IN – >1965s (after Selmer purchase) Vincent Bach Division of the Maganaox Corporation Elkhart, IN Elkhart, IN – 1980s   Elkhart, IN

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Bach Mouthpieces – Quality

Bach Mouthpieces – Quality from TPIN archives, Erik Veldkamp’s Original Bach Fan Page “Why is there the tradition of starting on a 7C? Because that’s the size that Vincent Bach himself played, and what he recommended as a starting point. To

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Vincent Bach – The Story of Vincent Bach (1954)

The Story of Vincent Bach by Franklin Beal excerpt from the 1954 Embouchure & Mouthpiece Manual As a  brilliant musician, a graduate mechanical engineer, and a practical manufacturer, Vincent Bach is eminently qualified to speak on all subjects related to

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Bach Manuals – How To Choose A Brass Mouthpiece (1972)

How To Choose A Brass Mouthpiece (1972) by Vincent Bach January 1972 The most important tool and first requisite of a brass instrumentalist’s success is a mouthpiece which enables him to emit a beautiful singing tone, with an easy and

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