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Besson Sovereign BE982 - EEb Tuba (845584)

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This Besson 982 Sovereign tuba is a great option for Brass Band or Orchestral players alike. It has a powerful, full sound with plenty of punch.

This tuba is in great condition, the silver plate shows some signs of wear in the usual places. The 982 model features carriage rings, and this tuba has had an extra ring fitted, making it very straight forward and secure to use with a harness type strap (all 3 rings circled in extra images). This is  an ideal instrument for use outside, although it is equally well suited to the concert hall. 

The instrument is supplied with the original hard Besson case which has some minor scratching on the outside but is otherwise in excellent condition. Included is a Denis Wick 5 mouthpiece which will suit the bore of the tuba well, giving a very bright and free sound, particularly in the upper register of the instrument.

As with all our second hand Brass Instruments this instrument has been fully checked and set-up in our workshops prior to sale and comes with a 6 month warranty.
  • Fully workshop checked and tested with a 6 month warranty
  • Full, powerful sound
  • Save nearly £3,000 off the new model price
  • 4 valve compensating model
  • Supplied with hard case and mouthpiece
  • Try in store or at home on 14 day approval

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We have a variety of testing environments instore for customers to experience and enjoy. Our range of testing rooms are available to pre-book and we can even reserve stock in advance so if you're making a jouney to see us we can be prepared to make it a special experience for you.

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Dawkes Music & Windcraft Ltd are a globally recognised UK based Music Industry company that have expert staff who specialise in products, performance, teaching and repairing in the brass and woodwind sector.

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