Doctor Valve Project Galleries

Project: Vintage Gold Selmer Cornet s/n732
8 pictures Accessed 133 times.

Beautiful Vintage Paris Selmer Cornet, serial number 732

Project: Fantastic King Liberty Miniature
27 pictures Accessed 146 times.

NEW BIGGER PICTURES. This is a very rare instrument owned by John Hagstrom of the CSO. It received a replate in gold and a complete overhaul of the valves including Optimum Port Matching.

Project: Mt Vernon Bach M
12 pictures Accessed 131 times.

This Mt Vernon Bach medium bore received a valve overhaul, dent removal, and a custom 1st slide saddle.

Project: Mt Vernon Bach M Overhaul Silver Plate and Valve Overhaul
17 pictures Accessed 143 times.

This horn came in for a complete restoration.

Project: Bach 37 Overhaul and Gold Plate
9 pictures Accessed 127 times.

This horn started as a fairly straight instrument with valves in excellent condition. As you can see from the "before" pictures, there was significant pitting on the casing and some tubes. This horn also required some tube replacement because of red rot. After the overhaul, the instrument looks like new, and because of eliminating the tension, plays more evenly.

Project: Clean and Polish Vacchiano Bb M37
11 pictures Accessed 111 times.

Ultrasonic and chem clean and polish of New York Bach Medium bore 37 bell formerly owned by William Vacchiano, owned for a time by Gerard Schwartz, and now in the arsenal of John Hagstrom.

Project: Clean and Polish Vacchiano C M211
10 pictures Accessed 117 times.

Ultrasonic and chem clean and polish of New York Bach Medium bore 211 bell C trumpet formerly owned by William Vacchiano, owned for a time by Gerard Schwartz, and now in the arsenal of John Hagstrom.

Project: The 1923 Conn 22B Part 1
15 pictures Accessed 130 times.

The first half of the pictures of the 22B, starting with the finished restoration.

Project: The 1923 Conn 22B Part 2
12 pictures Accessed 109 times.

The second half of the 22B photos.

Project: The 1941 Conn 80A Cornet
18 pictures Accessed 112 times.

This series shows the final product, then the starting point, and some of the steps in between.

Project: Chem Clean
14 pictures Accessed 121 times.

Before and After Chem Clean Pictures of a Schilke X3. Horn also required some dent removal.

Project: Valve Overhaul Preparation
14 pictures Accessed 125 times.

This series shows some details of the honing and preparation of valves.
 
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