Amati Kraslice model ABB 323 BBb tuba – $2,495.00

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Amati Kraslice model ABB 323 BBb tuba, serial #101968 Amati Kraslice model ABB 323 BBb tuba, 3/4 size, lacquered, serial # 101968. Apparently modeled after the Conn 5J, this is a quite attractive smaller BBb tuba, with a 15 3/4″ bell diameter, approx. .640″ valve bore, and stands 31″ tall. Freshly-serviced, the valve- and slide […]

Conn (Elkhart) 36K fiberglass BBb sousaphone – $1,420.00

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Conn (Elkhart) 36K fiberglass BBb sousaphone, serial #961776 Conn (Elkhart) 36K fiberglass BBb sousaphone, serial # 961776, made in 1962. One of the earliest Conn fiberglass sousaphones and one of the last Conns before the serial number system change to letter prefixes, this lightweight instrument has a valve bore of .727″, a 24 1/2″ bell […]

Czech 4-rotor Eb tuba – $1,295.00

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Czech 4-rotor Eb tuba Czech 4-rotor Eb tuba, no markings, brass, no serial number. This instrument has a 13″ bell diameter, approx. .650″ valve bore, and stands 38 1/2″ tall. Several design elements lead me to believe that this instrument is over 100 years old,and possibly of 19th century vintage. The instrument has been re-fitted […]

Mirafone model 183 Eb recording bass – $1,495.00

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Mirafone model 183 Eb recording bass, serial #1509 Mirafone model 183 Eb recording bass, 4-rotor, brass, serial # 1509. A well-made 1960 Mirafone, this instrument is freshly-serviced, with a brass body and lacquered bell. With a 16″ bell, an approx. .680″ bore, standing 42 1/2″ tall, this Eb tuba is well-proportioned and has the unmistakable […]

Frank Holton, Chicago 6/4 BBb tuba – $3,250.00

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Frank Holton, Chicago 6/4 BBb tuba, serial #33960 Frank Holton, Chicago 6/4 BBb tuba, silver-plated, serial #33960. Virtually identical to a York model 91, this early 1916 Holton was either made in Grand Rapids, or made from parts from Grand Rapids. The York syle of construction, using thin and very hard metal results in very […]

Martin Handcraft 6/4 recording BBb bass – $2,950.00

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Martin Handcraft 6/4 recording BBb bass, serial #93278 Martin Handcraft 6/4 recording BBb bass, silver-plated, 3-front-piston, serial # 93278. Built in 1930, this is one large tuba, with a .718″ valve bore, 26″ diameter bell, standing 48′ tall. As originally manufactured, the pitch was too low for modern use, so I removed and cut the […]

Kanstul model 66 EEb tuba – $5,750.00

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Kanstul model 66 EEb tuba, serial #45087 Kanstul model 66 EEb tuba, 4-top-pistons, bright silver-plated, serial # 45087, with Cronkhite cordura gig bag. The legacy of the York “monster” Eb tuba lives on in this modern re-creation of the very popular American Eb tuba. This instrument was part of a private collection, and has seen […]

York model 33 Rusk-cut CC tuba – $7,225.00

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York model 33 Rusk-cut CC tuba, serial #339369 York model 33 Rusk-cut CC tuba, silver w/ brass valveset, with Dolly bag, serial # 339369. One of Bob Rusk’s best project instruments, reputed to be one of the prototypes of the Getzen CB-50 tuba, this instrument is a York model 33 tuba body, originally a US […]

Yamaha YCB-861 5-rotor CC tuba – $7,450.00

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Yamaha YCB-861 5-rotor CC tuba, serial #100009 Yamaha YCB-861 5-rotor CC tuba, serial # 100009, lacquered, with Pro-Tec gig bag. Yamaha’s answer to the Alexander 163 CC, this instrument is a large-bore orchestral CC tuba that is very focused, with very dependable intonation and response. One of only a few made, this instrument is a […]

Jupiter JCB-582 4-piston BBb tuba – $2,850.00

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Jupiter JCB-582 4-piston BBb tuba, serial #AO-3856 Jupiter JCB-582 4-piston BBb tuba, silver-plated, serial number AO 3856, bright silver plated, with Altieri bag and original hard case. This instrument is in nearly-new condition. We removed two minor dents from the instrument, and did a full cleaning/servicing. While I had it apart, I vented the pistons […]