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Very large bore trumpet?

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I saw a trumpet ob ebay with a 495 bore. Is there such thing or is a mistake by the seller?

     
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I would think that’s an error.  The largest bore I’ve ever seen on a trumpet was a .484/5 bore on a Conn trumpet from the 20’s.  I had a Conn Cornet from 1917 with the same “circus” bore.  Huge!

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