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Bb & C TRUMPETS
The Phaeton’s custom-built
suspension design includes
unique thumb hook and finger
rings, acoustically designed
bracing, and Monel pistons
with red brass valve ports to
enhance and balance sound
Setting the Highest Standards For Trumpets
Once in a life time, a new and revolutionary product exceeds the designer’s expectations!
Phaeton has earned this honor.
This new dynamic line of trumpets exudes both neo-classic art design coupled with
state-of-the-art metallurgy and up-to-date acoustic technology.
Weight: 1.12 kg/2.55 lbs
Bell: One Piece 126mm/ 4 7/8” w/soldered bell wire ring
Receiver: Mid Weight Solid Brass
Bore: ML 11.68mm/.460”
Slides: Reverse tuning. Outside Brass/inside Nickel Silver
Springs: Enclosed Bronze barrel design
Pistons: Monel w/Red Brass ports.
Bracing: Virgin Yellow Brass
Finishes: Gold Lacquer, Brush Brass, Matte Silver, Black Onyx,
Bright Silver Plate
Options: 18K Gold Plate Buttons & Top/Bottom Caps.
Extra Heavy Weight Bottom Caps.
These exceptional professional trumpets were designed to satisfy every performance need
of a working artist.
Exceptional Intonation, crisp resonance, ideal balance, focused projection and enhanced
valve action are examples of the visionary thinking of the engineers who collaborated to
make this custom trumpet a reality.
We’ve raised the bar for trumpet quality with Phaeton finishes, bracing, fast taper lead-pipe
and ideal weighted balance. When you couple these exciting features with our ‘short stroke’
piston design, you now have a trumpet that rivals all others in the market.
...the finest and only choice for professionals!
Trumpets will never be the same again!!
With the introduction of the advanced PHAETON
FX TRUMPETS, every professional trumpet artist
can now look to PHAETON as the only true leader
in innovation when it comes to the finest mechanical
and aesthetic design.
Balance, brilliance, articulation plus tonal focus
with absolute control, make the FX series the most
important step forward in trumpet design this century. Multiple bracing options for the most discreet
performer, adds an even greater advantage for that
personal precision tuning every artist searches for.
PHAETON FX has taken trumpet design to a new
higher level of technical know-how with a passion
never before demonstrated by any global manufacturer of brass instruments. We have spent years
studying the tastes and requirements expressed by
professional trumpet players throughout the world
and are confident these demands have been met
with the new PHAETON FX for 2010.
T he new PHAETON FX Trumpet offers a number of outstanding exclusive innovations
developed by our acoustical engineers including 3 sets of interchangeable bracing machined
from Bronze, Stainless Steel and annealed Brass. Every player now has the easy option for fine
tuning his instrument to suit his taste and performing requirements.
T he new beefed-up one piece stunning mouthpiece receiver adds a new dimension of control
at the point of critical tone production.
R ifle drilled ports in both horizontal Phaeton style braces reduces weight while adding
essential response in every register.
A fast taper lead pipe with a larger bore adds more dynamics when needed. When you
couple this with our larger bell, it is impossible to over-blow this horn. Reversed tuning slides
and lead pipe provide for the smoothest uninterrupted air flow imaginable.
A dd to this our remarkable short piston stroke design for ultimate speed plus our exclusive
Brush Brass finish, artistic Solid Brass hex designed weighted top/bottom caps & finger
buttons... and you’ve got the greatest and most appealing trumpet available in the world today.
LOOK TO PHAETON FOR ALL THAT COUNTS!!
1.2 kgs/2.70 lbs
• 3 WAYS TO CONFIGURE BRACING – CUSTOM DESIGN
One piece Yellow Brass w/wire bead
• 3 METAL ALLOYS – SUPERB TIMBRE
Outside-Yellow Brass; Inside-solid Nickel Silver
Mthpc rcvr: Machined solid stock Brass
Monel w/Red Brass ports
• PRECISION DRILLED BRACING – LIGHTER WEIGHT
• LARGE WEIGHTED RECEIVER – ENHANCED RESPONSE
• LARGER BELL DIAMETER – SOLID PROJECTION
• LARGER FAST TAPER LEAD PIPE – TIGHTER AIR CONTROL
• SHORTER STROKE PISTONS – FASTER TRAVEL
Bracing (3): Bronze, Stainless Steel & Brass
• BRUSH BRASS FINISH – UNIQUE PHAETON LOOK
• REVERSED LEAD PIPE/TUNING SLIDES – CLEAN AIR MOTION
Hand Finished Brush Brass
Bb/A PICCOLO TRUMPETS
Innovation, Elegance, Quality
MODEL PHT-4079BSG W/18K TRIM KIT & BELL
MODEL PHT-4077BS ALL BRIGHT SILVER PLATE
Interchangeable with internal
Bell Material: Yellow Brass
All Silver Plate or 18K Trim Kit
Mouthpiece Receiver Pipes: 2 Lengths for A or Bb
Water Keys-2: Amado type
VALVE CLUSTER OF # PHT-4077BS
PHT-4410GB 18K GOLD
BELL & ALL SILVER
VALVE CLUSTER W/18K
T he PHT-4077BS Phaeton 4 Valve Bb/A professional Piccolo trumpet was designed as a classic Brasswind with exceptional
intonation, design & focused sound. Orchestral artists will find this Piccolo Trumpet to be ideal for all playing venues.
Its balanced weight, medium bore coupled with outstanding craftsmanship complete this instrument’s artistic characteristics in the
The finish options available are easy to order with our unique “interchangeable” bell configuration. Two bells, one in Silver and
one in 18K Gold Plate, can be easily changed in seconds. Our 18K Gold Trim Kit offers top/bottom caps, piston posts and
finger buttons that contrast beautifully with the brilliant deep bright Silver Plate body.
Dynamic and Revolutionary
PHAETON Flugelhorns have quickly evolved into an “in-demand” Jazz instrument with
Phaeton’s popular trade mark short piston stroke design. This perfectly balanced horn is
fabricated from select Yellow Brass and with its matched brilliant Rose Brass bell, this horn
projects a solid/focused mellow sound for any venue.
By utilizing our newly re-designed ‘direct air’ column, every player is able to more easily
control volume, projection and focus in all ranges. Pistons are interchangeable for quick
cleaning/lubrication. No more worries about where each piston fits.
Solid brass machined finger buttons coupled with heavy weight top/bottom caps make this
horn most desirable for any demanding player. Phaeton continues to provide the highest
quality and best value compared to all others in the marketplace.
Phaeton Flugelhorn finishes are virtually the same as those offered in our trumpet line-up.
Black Onyx and Matte Silver plate, in addition to the rich Gold lacquer finish, are striking
3 Monel type/enclosed upper springs
Bell Material: Rose Brass
Gold Lacquer, Black Onyx & Matte Silver
3rd Valve w/Walnut inlay handle.
Water Keys: 3
Bb POCKET TRUMPETS
PHT-2070 Bb CUSTOM CLASSIC TRUMPET
Smaller Can Be Better
Dark, Full-bodied & Elegant
Before we started to
design a CLASSIC
Phaeton Trumpet model,
we asked top artists
playing in Symphony,
Opera & Studio orchestras
what their primary requirements were for most
Their answers were simple,
honest and revealing. Our
job, now, was to meet
Phaeton Pocket Trumpets are virtual clones of our great full size trumpets. Same short stroke
pistons; same bell construction; same bore size; same trim components and same case.
These great trumpets have the best “tight wrap” design available in the market. This
perfectly balanced instrument is designed for players who are looking for that
special/unique brilliant sound produced only by Pocket Trumpets.
These horns are ideal for small Jazz and Dixie combos when that unique “Pocket” sound is
most desirable. Phaeton Pocket Trumpets are ranked as the finest horn of its type produced.
All technical specifications are the same as the Bb/C full size trumpets.
that a Heavy
brass mouthpiece receiver
coupled with a
Silver fast taper lead pipe was #1 on our list of
criteria. Then we had to solve the critical issue
of timbre and focus. The answer was a one piece
Rose Brass bell with a full radius bend plus a
solid bead wrap Bell Rim was the optimum
choice for ideal sound projection with
Our ‘short stroke’ piston design answered any
concerns about speed and response time with
any player with
confidence that air flow would be unimpeded
and without excessive turbulence.
Heavy weight machined brass finger
buttons, top/bottom caps offer perfect
balance to a Trumpet that has everything
needed to guarantee excellence in every
If you’re looking for a new innovative Classic
Design Trumpet to excel beyond the performance of your current instrument, the Phaeton
PHT-2070 should be your first choice.
Technical specifications for the PHT-2070 are
the same as our other Bb/C trumpets.
FLUGELHORN DESIGNER CUSTOM CASE
ALL LEATHER PICCOLO TRUMPET CASE
TWEED FABRIC RETRO DESIGN
THREE (3) SETS OF FX-1100 CUSTOM
BRACES: BRONZE-STAINLESS STEEL-BRASS
EXTRA HVY WT FLUGELHORN
EXTRA HVY WT SILVER TRUMPET
EXTRA HVY WT 18K GOLD TRUMPET
PLUSH VELVET INTERIOR TRUMPET
CASE BLANKET COVERS
18K GOLD HVY WT TRUMPET TRIM KIT
THE PHAETON TRUMPET CO.
22159N Pepper Road • PO Box 550 • Barrington, IL 60010 USA
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