BachLoyalist.com -Serial Number IndexTrumpetsThere are multiple sourcesfor the Vincent Bach trumpet on the internet today. Wedecided to combine into a single timeline reference tobetter understand the instrument serial numbers vs.
Thestatus of the company.We're always looking formore information/corrections to include, so please email usthrough our contact us link in the header. Allinformation is copyright per the original owner/source.TrumpetSerial NumbersSerialNumberYearYearEvent/ News-1890Born VincentSchrotenbachin Vienna-1916Vincent Bach designedand handcrafted his first mouthpieces.-1916Vincent Bach 1stpublished Cornet Solos210 W. 107 StNew York, NY-1918Vincent Bach beganMouthpiece Mfg.(Workshop)11 East14th StreetNew York, NY-19191st Factory204 East 85th StreetNew York, NY-1922Moved to 2nd Factory237 East 41st StreetNew York, NY-1922Incorporated asVincent Bach Corporation, Inc.New York CityIndex #: 7517August 18, 1922-19241st Trumpets/Cornets Completed-1925May 1, 1925 - 1stTrumpet Sold(from USPTO Filing)-1925'Mercury' trademarkfiledFiled: August 14, 1925Registered: May 16, 1926-1925'Stradivarius'trademark filedFiled: August 14, 1925Registered: May 16, -1st Mfg.
Card @ Bach509-1927'Mercedes' trademarkfiledFiled: March 21, 1927Registered: May 31, 1927-19271st models with Nickelcasings-19281st Mercury modeltrumpets using German Valve blocks.-Oct.1928Moved to 3rd factory621 East 216th StreetBronx, NY901928-1928Bach Apollo Model868-1928Bach Apollo Models5194-2561933-1933Bach Mercury Models4111939-Bach Mercury Cornet(Dec. 190-486191-579192-6501953-Latest knownNY serial number.
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(Mercury)126151953-Earliest knownMt. Vernon serial number.128361953-1953Moved toMt. Vernon, NY50 South MacQuestenParkwayMt. Michigan medical licensing board. Vernon, NY301231954-10/5/54Bach Mercury CornetBach Mercury Models136019581958Bach Minerva Model272Bach Minerva Model195031960-8/17/60Bach Mercury Trumpet281Bach Minerva Model-1961Vincent Bach Corp.purchased by Selmer Industries(October 1962-'Vincent Bach'trademark filedFiled: May 2, 1962Registered: Feb. 19, 1963'Bach shield'trademark filedFiled: May 2, 1962Registered: July 30, 1963-1963Closed Mt. Vernon, NYFactory240071964-1965Production started inElkhart, IN600 Industrial ParkwayElkhart, IN30000001975-1976Vincent Bach Dies1217XX1999999999995-1995Selmer Industries buysSteinway Musical Properties-1996IPO as SteinwayMusical Instruments-1997'Bach Circle'trademark filedFiled: May 1, 1997Registered: Oct. 13, 199999-2000-2000Acquisition of UnitedMusical Instruments20002-2002John Stoner named CEO;Conn Selmer2003-2003Merger of UMI andSelmer into Conn-Selmer'Vincent Bach'trademarkRenewed: March 5, 200952004-2004ClosedOriginal Selmer PlantNorth Main Street,Elkhart, IN-2004John Ratzenberger's'Made in America'Filmed-2004'Bach shield'trademarkRenewed: Feb.
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13, 200072006-Last Horn built beforeStrike April 1st 2007-Start of the 'TrueBach'Advertising Campaign-Model 182 (Eastlake,OH)Note differentserial number orderSerialNumberYearYearEvent/ News.