T 033/C

C trumpet „Standard“

Model T 033/C is a high quality rotary trumpet made from the same high quality material and with the same high level of manufacturing as "Professional" Ricco Kühn trumpets. Using the medium bell in combination with slightly lighter brass valves, this model has a bit less resistance, nevertheless an exact response with a nobly carrying sound.

Optionally it is possible to use all main slides with additional keys, which are available from our “Professional” models.

Technical data

  • bell: gold brass 125mm(4.92 in.) (optionally with large garland)
  • 2 water keys
  • trigger at 3rd slide

T 053/C

 C trumpet “Professional”

Almost parallel to our Bb trumpets model T 053/C “Professional” is the best selling Ricco Kühn C- trumpet since many years. This model has been improved constantly too. The “Professional” is a trumpet, which covers a big range of preferences in resistance and sound. For individual tuning different main slides and leadpipes are available additionally.

Technical data

  • 3 bell versions (gold brass 130mm/5.12in. recommended)
  • exchangeable leadpipe
  • bronze valves
  • 2 water keys, one Vienna key
  • trigger at 3rd slide

T 053/CX

C trumpet “Custom” 

In the same way the demands made on a modern rotary trumpet are many and varied, Ricco Kühn „Custom” models are adjustable to comply with the desire of individual musicians. Additional variant forms of bells and a well considered selection of handmade main tuning slides alongside of three different valve sections to offer significantly more scope in terms of resistance and sound.

Particularly impressive is the lively sound of the “Custom” trumpet with rose brass bell. From a darkly warm sound in piano, through to the powerful sound in fortissimo whilst still providing the familiar excellent intonation in all possible combinations, this model delivers space and reliability.

In lively contact with many different trumpet players is was possible to take of a lot of more suggestions and to try further versions. As the result, we can offer further versions of the “Custom” models to fulfill almost all demands in resistance and sound which are playing as perfect as our “Professional” models.

The two most popular versions are available with fixed bell as model T 053/CX. All other versions are offered as T 073/CX with exchangeable bell.

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Technical data

  • bell with small nickel silver garland (rose brass or gold brass 130mm/5.12in.)
  • exchangeable leadpipe
  • valve section nickel silver with bronze valves
  • 2 water keys, one Vienna key
  • trigger at 3rd slide



T 073/CX

„Custom“ with exchangeable bell

All parts listed below are working together with some small exceptions. The large valve section with bore size 11.2mm (0.441 in.) is recommended currently with leadpipe #C3 and #C4 only. A rose brass bell should be combined with a nickel silver valve section purely for optical reasons.



Technical data

  • both versions as model T 053/CX
  • bell: gold brass large 130mm (5.12 in.)/ 125mm (4.92 in.), standard valve section, leadpipe #C2/#C, main tuning slide: gold brass standard

---->comparable to our “Professional”, sound in piano very direct and heavy, in fortissimo focused and shiny – our offer similar, to former “Monke” models

  • bell: gold brass medium 125mm (4.92 in.) with large garland, standard valve section, leadpipe #C1, main tuning slide: gold brass standard

---->our „Heckel“ model, warm noble sound, in fortissimo bright and carrying, but never sharp

  • bell: gold brass large 130mm (5.12 in.), valve section gold brass 11.2mm (0.441 in.), leadpipe #C3, main tuning slide #3

---->for players who prefer our “Professional” in sound but are looking for a bigger sound, wider slots and are used to play with more air. This version is also fine when using mouthpieces with large backbore (as Breslmair with Vienna shank, Tilz BB- Backbore…)

  • bell: gold brass medium 125mm (4.92 in.), valve section gold brass 11.2mm (0.441 in.), leadpipe #C3 or #C4, main tuning slide: standard or #3

---->our offer for players who prefer little resistance, nevertheless “healthy” resistance, sound darkly in p and mf, more bright in ff

  • gold brass, medium 125mm (4.92 in.)
  • gold brass, medium 125mmm (4.92 in.) with large garland
  • gold brass, large 130mm (5.12 in.)
  • gold brass. large 130mm (5.12 in.) with small garland
  • rose brass, large 130mm (5.12 in.) with small garland
  • gold brass, bore size 11.0 - 11.17mm (0.43 - 0.44 in.), bronze valves
  • nickel silver, bore size 11.0 - 11.17mm (0.43 - 0.44 in.), bronze valves
  • gold brass, bore size 11.2mm (0.441 in.), bronze valves
  • gold brass standard
  • gold brass #3
  • rose brass #3
  • nickel silver #3
  • #C, similar #C2, but less resistance
  • #C1, easy response, sounds a bit brighter
  • #C2, slightly more resistance, sounds bigger
  • #C3, really open, smooth slurs, nevertheless solid in fortissimo
  • #C4, more resistance, solid sound in ff

2 water keys, one Vienna key, further keys optional

3rd slide, further trigger optional

polished, lacquering, silver plating, gold plating optional

T 063/C

C trumpet “Exclusive”

The new " Exclusive" is so far the only Ricco Kühn trumpet with " round " valve passage .

Larger valve diameter and one-piece valve slides allow an almost trouble-free geometry in the valve section. Objective measures , compared with our conventional valve section can hardly recognize acoustic advantages , although the feeling when you play and the sound of the "Exclusive" is very interesting.

Technical data

  • 2 bell sizes (gold brass 125mm/ 4.92 in. recommended)
  • exchangeable leadpipe
  • new designed valve section
  • one piece valve slides
  • 2 water keys, one Vienna key
  • trigger at 3rd slide