H.N. White “King” model 1291 BBb – $4,975.00

  H.N. White “King” model 1291 BBb, ser. # 178184-H Made in 1936 by H.N. White, this fabulous tuba is one of the very best BBb tubas ever made. With a .750″ bore and 24″ bell diameter, it is no small tuba, but is surprisingly agile, and has fast, smooth response. The bell has been […]

Boosey & Hawkes Imperial 3+1 compensating Eb tuba – $2,750.00

  Boosey & Hawkes Imperial 3+1 compensating Eb tuba, ser. # 179390 Manufactured in 1932, this is a vintage Boosye & Hawkes, London, made before the merge with Besson. The instrument has age marks on it, but is virtually dent-free, and has been extensively serviced in our shop. This fine tuba has a rich and […]

Rudolf Meinl 3/4 CC tuba – $8,800.00

  Rudolf Meinl 3/4 CC tuba, ser. # 10473 This instrument has been recently consigned by the original owner, who bought it on May 29, 1980. I have a copy of the original invoice from Custom Music Company, which described the model RM1C-43-5sb tuba as the RM-15 CC. This instrument is no stranger to my […]

C.G. Conn “raincatcher” BBb sousaphone – $2,750.00

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C.G. Conn “raincatcher” BBb sousaphone, serial # 87141, mfg. late 1904 – $2,750.00  One of the earliest examples of the Conn Sousaphone, this hand-made, 110-year-old tuba is quite lightweight, even though it is essentially the same size as the 38K or 20K.   The workmanship found in this sousaphone is exquisite.  The mouthpiece pictured is not included, […]

Sherman BBb Cimbasso – $1,995.00

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 J.C. Sherman BBb Cimbasso, satin-silver, w/ case and mouthpiece Have you desired to explore the opportunities of orchestral cimbasso playing, but the cost of a cimbasso kept you from doing so?  This instrument, made by tubist and instrument repairman J.C. Sherman in Ohio, is composed of King parts in a clever, low-cost alternative to the […]

B & S GR 51 / PT605 BBb Tuba – $6,500.00

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This tuba is in very nearly-new condition, with only very minor cosmetic imperfections anywhere on the instrument. The valves are exceptionally smooth, and I find that the instrument is quite well-made throughout. Due to the medium-large bore of the leadpipe and valveset, it is a larger instrument that is efficient and does not require a […]