Benge Bb Model 5X Trumpet
Los Angeles Benge 5X Bb trumpet. It is stamped Resno-Tempered Bell, custom built by E. Benge, Los Angelas, Calif. Serial number 10885 places it in 1973 time frame. It is stamped as a medium large bore (.460). The 5X bell is slightly more open blowing than the 3X bell. This Benge includes the original case and shop card.
Overall it is in excellent condition with 100% silver plating and no noticeable dings or dents.
Valve compression is excellent and all slides pull smoothly. Valves show light wear and operate smoothly.