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Can anyone give me the height of a C Soprano, from base to top of the cork, without a mpc.

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W - My C-Sops - Martin (stencil) is 22", and the Conn (also stencil) is about half-inch more. Both LP, both to low Bb. There is a little variation in overall length, seems relative to bore size.

Bb Soprano's tend to be over 24" - the only real area of confusion is HP Bb's or old Bb ones only keyed to low B-nat - so a HP Bb Soprano only keyed to low B-nat can cause confusion, thankfully they don't appear very often...:)

(22" = 56cm, 24" = 61cm)
 

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Thanks for the info. My "logic" would have thought that they would have been longer than the sopranos.

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wmclean said:
Thanks for the info. My "logic" would have thought that they would have been longer than the sopranos.

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Now you've confused me :?

All the sizes were for soprano...
 

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i had an old Modele 26 Selmer C pitch soprano that was about 57cm long. If memory serves, the Series III Bb sopranos are 65-ish(?), so there is a noticeable difference in length. Plus, the different proportioning of the keys/tone holes as you work your way down the horn is easy to see.
 
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