The Blessing BVT1470 valve trombone combines PLAYABILITY with responsive balanced resistance providing traction to the musical line and excellent projection. Its ideal color supports any horn section. In terms of DEPENDABILITY this instrument continues the Blessing legacy offering valves when a slide won't suffice. Moreover its AFFORDABILITY makes it a fun and perfect addition to your musical arsenal with an upscale look and feel accessible to musicians and school programs alike. The BVT1470 part of the Performance Series in the key of Bb features an 8" engraved Yellow Brass Bell Yellow Brass Mouthpipe Yellow Brass Outer Slide Stainless Steel Pistons 460" Bore and a Clear Epoxy Lacquer finish. The Small Shank Trombone Receiver Blessing 7C Mouthpiece and Blessing C1470BVT Case complete this exceptional instrument.