Eb Compensated Bass Tuba ‘Champion’ – TE560
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The Wessex 'Champion' is a classic British style 4-valve compensated EEb bass ideal for use in brass band, wind band, military band or orchestra - it is one of the most versatile tubas available.
Used by professionals, and in championship brass bands, it has spot on intonation, beautiful tone and great projection - and is quite the equal of others at triple the price.
You owe it to yourself to try this tuba before you buy!
- Bell: 19″ (480mm)
- Bore: valves 1 to 3 0.69″ (17.5mm), 4th valve 0.73” (18.65mm)
- Height: 34.6″ (880mm)
- Weight: 17½ lb (8kg), In case 41.45 lbs (18.8kg)
- Fitted with marching hooks and lyre block
- Stainless steel valves with reinforced nylon guide pin for quiet, smooth and reliable action
- Wyvern engraved valve buttons
- Gold brass lead pipe and floating off bell for greater resonance
- Heavy bell for greater projection
- Nickel reinforcing plates and ribbing all around outer bows for strength
- Nickel silver inner and outer slides
- 5 water keys including 4th valve slide
- Hard latched case with wheels
- MOUNT VERNON Mouthpiece
- Marching strap
Note: Gig bag for this tuba is B700