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Besson BE982 Sovereign EEb Tuba

Code: 100185,100186

This EEb tuba has the same body and valves group as the BE981 but has a slightly smaller leadpipe giving a more ringing sound.

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Price £5,504.46 exc. VAT

Product details

Suitable for

This EEb tuba has the same body and valves group as the BE981 but has a slightly smaller leadpipe giving a more ringing sound.

Due to its carrying rings you will find that this instrument can be played in marching position.

Unique benefits

  • Constructed from high quality brass: Excellent response and quality of sound
  • 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
  • Computerized bell spinning: For tonal consistency
  • Bell rim rolled and soldered over brass wire: Adds strength and protection to bell
  • Spring damper set: For quieter valve action

Supplied with

This instrument is supplied with a shaped ABS case with wheels and two handles, an Alliance mouthpiece, a micro-fibre cloth and valve oil.

Specification

  • Model: BE982-1-0, BE982-2-0
  • Key: EEb
  • Bell Size: Yellow Brass 483mm (19")
  • Valves: Piston 4
  • Bore: Large 17.3mm (.681")
  • Water Keys: Lever 4
  • Body: Yellow Brass
  • Finish: Lacquer (BE982-1-0), Silver Plate (BE982-2-0)
  • Lyre Box: Yes
  • Mouthpiece: Alliance Mouthpiece
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