BBb 6/4 Front-Piston Tuba "Grand" - TB692

$5,245.00 

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The Grand 6/4 BBb is in the tradition of the great American tubas of the past with an unrivalled rich broad tone to put a solid foundation under any band or orchestra. It has been modernised to improve response and give almost perfect intonation.

  • Bore, valves 1-3: 0.75” (19mm)
  • Bore 4th valve: 0.77” (19.5mm)
  • Bell: 20” (508mm)
  • Height: 37” (94cm)
  • Weight: 29lb 12oz (13.5kg)

Special Features:

  1. Designed by Chuck Nickles - formerly of US Army Band, Europe
  2. Made from 0.9mm 70/30 high-grade brass and with hardened bell
  3. All nickel slides
  4. Stainless Steel valves which are vented for smooth legato playing
  5. Gold Brass Bell (84/16) on lacquered tuba
  6. Wyvern Engraved valve buttons
  7. Supplied in latched hard case
  8. Supplied with Wessex CHUCK custom mouthpiece
  9. Every Tuba individually Quality checked and approved by Chuck Nickles before accepted at factory

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