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John Packer JP379B Sterling Bb Rotary Tuba (EX DEMO A)

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The JP379B Sterling Tuba is much like its larger brother, the JP379BB Sterling, but slightly smaller at 3/4 size rather than a full 4/4.

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Our price £3,927.86 exc. VAT

RRP: £5,642.14

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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 JP379B is a fantastic quality instrument suitable for professional players who are looking for a large bore, but smaller and more compact tuba to play in orchestras. The tuba would also fit in well in concert bands and wind bands if the tuba part was for a larger instrument.

Created in collaboration with Paul Riggett of Sterling Brass, the JP379B represents a fusion of professional level Sterling components and design with the affordability and durability normally associated with the JP brand.

The JP379B Sterling Tuba is much like its larger brother, the JP379BB Sterling, but slightly smaller at 3/4 size rather than a full 4/4.

Unique benefits

The JP379B Sterling Tuba has been designed and manufactured in close collaboration with Paul Riggett of Sterling Brass. Widely respected as one of the leading designers and manufacturers of brass instruments in the UK, Paul previously worked as a production manager at Boosey & Hawkes before creating Sterling brass in 1987.

The JP379B Sterling B Tuba incorporates:

 

  • Exclusively designed trademark Sterling lead-pipe
  • Constructed from high grade 80:20 brass
  • 4 in-line rotary valves
  • 3/4 size and features carriage rings and a lyre box


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 JP379B is supplied with a mouthpiece and comes with a lightweight case. The case includes hard wheels and an ergonomic pull strap and handle and features a large storage pocket for sheet music and small accessories. Internally, there are also several compartments for small accessories.

Specification

  • Model: JP379B Sterling
  • Key: Bb
  • Bell Size: High Grade Brass 400mm (15”)
  • Valves: 4 Rotary Valves
  • Bore: Large 20mm (.797”)
  • Water Keys: 1
  • Body: High Grade Brass
  • Finish: Lacquer
  • Marching Rings: Yes
  • Lyre Box: Yes
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