I found this incredible early model Mendez Trumpet in beautiful, original condition.
Sold by the original owner and it’s in 90% condition! I was excited when she agreed to sell it to me, but even more excited when I laid my eyes on it. No Dents and only a few minor pings. plate is in amazing condition, and I can tell that this was greatly cared for. the valve action is very responsive and I’ll be taking it into a local shop for a sonic clean and tuneup. If you look closely, the only thing lacking is that the etching on the bell is fading.
Serial #: 176341
Manufactured in the fall of 1955 in Fullerton, CA.