The King 601 Bb Trumpet is made in the USA using nothing but the highest quality materials. It offers a unique .459"/.462" dual bore main tuning slide with a responsive 4-7/8" seamless bell for easy projection and control. The stainless steel piston material provides smooth and quick action. The 1st valve thumb saddle makes for easy intonation adjustments. The clear lacquer finish provides a subtle warmth to the overall sound. The 601 is a well designed durable instrument perfect for the beginning student and is well suited for all types of music.