Bach Mouthpieces – Catalogs

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 mfg. mouthpieces around 1918, the first references we’ve been able to locate appear in very early Wurlitzer and Carl Fisher catalogs from this era. Below you will find the original text from these early catalogs.

Full size images of some of these catalogs can be found in the library section through the header above.

1922 Bach Mouthpieces
Wurlitzer Catalog No. 127
Cornet 6-C, 7-C, 8-C
Trumpet 6-T, 7-T, 8-T
Model 7
Trombone 12
Baritone 7

Note:  Important to notice that in the 1922 references to Bach Mouthpieces, the different models for both the trumpet and cornet.  In the 1926 catalog, these combined into single models for both trumpet and cornet.  This is an important transition for Bach mouthpieces series.

1926 Bach Mouthpieces
Wurlitzer Catalog No. 131
Cornet/Trumpet 2 ½, 3, 6, 6 ½, 7, 7C, 8, 9, 10
1929 Bach Mouthpieces
Carl Fisher Catalog
Trumpet and Cornet 3,5A,6,6 1/2A,7,7C,7A,
10 1/2A, 10 3/4A,
11A ,11 1/2A, 12
Bass Trombone 3
[dhr] 1938 Bach Mouthpieces
A Handy List of the Most Popular Bach Mouthpieces, including the New Comfortable Rims
621 East 216th Street New York, NY



1954 Bach Mouthpieces (8/1/54)
Mt. Vernon, NY


1958 Bach Mouthpieces(11/58)
Mt. Vernon, NY


1959 Bach Mouthpieces
Mt. Vernon, NY


1979 Bach Mouthpieces AV6001 (9/79)
Elkhart, IN


1982 Bach Mouthpieces AV6014 (2/82)
Elkhart, IN


1990s Bach Mouthpieces 6001 (?/??)
Elkhart, IN


Sources: Early Mouthpiece catalog references by Steve Dillon /

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  1. Frank Stanek
    #1 Frank Stanek 24 August, 2014, 10:51

    I would like a Bach Trumpet mouthpiece catalog.
    Please send me a cyber copy or mail one to;
    Frank Stanek
    2710 Stiving Rd.
    Mansfield, Ohio

    Thank you

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  3. Don
    #3 Don 30 December, 2017, 19:29

    When ever I search Bach mouthpieces I never see a #4. I just sold a #4 on ebay. It was a straight #4 with no C stamp. I still have pics if you guys want them.

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  4. Andytrumpet
    #4 Andytrumpet 8 December, 2018, 18:21

    I have a Vincent Bach Mt Vernon NY #8 trumpet mouthpiece, under BACH is stamped 9F in smaller letters. Please can you advise what this means. I have loads of NY and MT Vernon pieces though never seen one like this

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