• Developed with David Bilger, Principal Trumpet of the Philadelphia Orchestra
• .462"-bore, two-piece, standard-weight valve cluster with yellow brass balusters
• "4" bell flare, one-piece yellow brass, balanced heavy-weight—power, beauty, and flexibility
• "W1BH" leadpipe—free-blowing, flexible slot .351" venturi
The Shires Model 419 is the product of a fruitful design collaboration with David Bilger, Principal Trumpet of the Philadelphia Orchestra. This trumpet features a uniquely balanced heavyweight Model 4 bell. This results in a big sound, easy response; and an ideal balance of breadth, clarity, depth and projection.