Since 1894 the King name has been synonymous with world-class high quality brass instruments. World renown artists, the likes of Tommy Dorsey, Ziggy Elman, Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, Charlie "The Bird" Parker, and Harry James, all trusted King as their choice of musical instrument. Built in Eastlake, Ohio, today's King cornets continue in that tradition offering the best in professional level playing characteristics and a true value to students of all ages.
The King model 605W is made in the USA and features a British-style shepherd's crook short bell design. The design provides traditional responsiveness and tone color as well as accurate intonation. Professional Monel pistons provide light, quick action while the rose brass leadpipe warms the sound and resists corrosion. The 1st valve thumb saddle makes for easy intonation adjustments. The clear lacquer finish provides a subtle warmth to the overall sound. The stylish woodshell case offers a more professional appearance. The 605W is a well designed durable instrument perfect for the beginning student and is well suited for all types of music.
King USA - .462" Large bore, shepherd's crook (short) design, Monel pistons, rose brass leadpipe, clear lacquer finish, King 7C mouthpiece, 7608C woodshell case. Available in silver-plate as model 605WSP.