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John Packer JP174 Euphonium (EX DEMO A)

Code: E401759

Ideal for progressing players and those looking for a lightweight instrument for young players, the JP174 includes a 4th valve giving access to the lower notes without the extra weight of a fully compensating system.

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Our price £1,149.29 exc. VAT

RRP: £1,635.00

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Ex Demo items have been on display in our store, at an exhibition or been out on hire for a period of time. As a result they may have minor cosmetic imperfections which do not affect the sound or playability of the instrument. Ex Demo B instruments will have had more use or maybe suffered minor damage during shipping, which has been subsequently been fixed. Any imperfections will be cosmetic and will have no detriment to the sound or playability of the instrument. All Ex demo instruments will be covered by our standard warranty however we reserve to the right to exclude any claims resulting from the ex-demo sale condition/imperfection/defect.​

Suitable for

The JP174 is ideal for you if you are looking for a non-compensating, lightweight student Bb euphonium. The inclusion of the 4th valve gives you access to lower notes, but without the extra weight of a fully compensating system.

A popular instrument within the UK education system.

Our guide to buying your first euphonium will help you know what to look for and explains the many features found on a euphonium.

Unique benefits

The JP174 Bb Euphonium features:


  • Constructed from yellow brass throughout
  • .661" bore
  • 11" bell
  • Bottom sprung valves for a smooth and free action
  • Bell ring is also included as standard
  • Robust and rigid construction perfect for schools, music services and training bands


All JP Instruments are covered by a comprehensive 2 year warranty against manufacturing defects. Please note this does not cover aesthetic or finish faults. For full terms & conditions visit the JP Musical Instruments website.​

Supplied with

The JP174 is supplied with a JP mouthpiece and a high quality lightweight case featuring wheels, YKK zips throughout and useful side storage pocket.

The case is well built and sturdy ensuring maximum protection for the instrument in all settings, whether in a school storage cupboard or being transported to and from lessons.

Popular with schools and music services, JP Musical Instruments understands the importance of a high quality case no matter whether the instrument within is of a student or professional level.

Additional items include Ultra Pure Valve oil.

About the maker



  • Model: JP174
  • Key: Bb
  • Bell Size: Yellow Brass 279.4mm (11”)
  • Valves: 4 Piston Valves
  • Bore: Large 16.79mm (.661”)
  • Water Keys: 1
  • Body: Yellow Brass
  • Finish: Lacquer 
  • Lyre: Yes
Customer Reviews

1 Review

  • Paddington Railway Band Euphonium Player

    By: ,

    Your 3 Valve Version has many Water Keys to access Water.

    This 4th Valve Version lacks the same number of Water Keys.
    Having to rotate the Instrument many times to access Water.


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