Conn 24I Connstellation

Conn 24I Connstellation Bell Front 1963

Date: 1963. Owner unknown

Instrument has four valves and a #5 (0.562") bore. The name "Connstellation" is reserved for top of the line models. It has an 11" bell, and weighs 8 lbs. 14 oz. This model was in production between at least 1960 and 1971. The Connstellation euphonium is equipped with a trigger on the main tuning slide, operated by the left hand.

What Conn said in 1962:
First American instrument to have total euphonium sound. Superior intonation, especially in high register. Main tuning slide has trigger. Flat E pull on fourth valve. Interchangeable bells.

What Conn said in 1966:
Acclaimed by brasswind artists as the finest euphonium created. Designed to produce a big full, dark traditional euphonium sound. Quite free blowing. Adapter for baritone or trombone mouthpiece. Four valves. Detachable bells. Brass finish.