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Besson BE982 EEb Sovereign Tuba £6,708.42
Besson BE982 EEb Sovereign Tuba
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Instrument details

This EEb tuba has the same body and valves group as the BE981 but has a slitly smaller leadpipe giving a more ringing sound. Its carrying rings enable this instrument to be played in marching position.

Instrument specifications

Same as BE981 with smaller tapered leadpipe and 2 carriage rings

Key: EEb
Bore: .681" (17.3mm)
Bell diameter: 19" (483mm)
Weight: 9.3kg (20lb 8oz)
Valves: 4 bottom sprung stainless steel
2nd valve finger ring
Compensating system
Water keys: 4
Finishes: lacquer or bright silverplate
Moulded case, plush lined interior, with wheels
Supplied outfit, in case with Alliance mouthpiece in leather case and accessories

Instrument characteristics

  • Constructed from high quality brass : Excellent response and quality of sound
  • High positioned mouthpipe : Suitable for parade use
  • Water keys with synthetic rubber seals : For a perfect seal
  • Stainless steel pistons : Smooth action and non-corrosive
  • Bottom sprung valves : Fast valve action
  • Delrin valve guides : For quieter valve action
  • Phosphor bronze valve springs : Non-corrosive
  • Nickel silver inner slides : Non-corrosive
  • Compensating system : Improves intonation of lower register
  • Patented spring damper set : For quieter valve action
  • Computerised bell spinning : For tonal consistency
  • Bell rim rolled and soldered over brass wire : Adds strength and protection to bell
  • High quality fitted case with wheels : Protection and ease of handling

- Free UK delivery -
- For International sales, please email for shipping costs. -
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 23 November, 2008.
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