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: 0.69″ (17.5mm)
- Height: 34.6″ (880mm)
- Weight: 19 lbs (8.6kg), 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
- Lightweight foambody case with robust wheels
- 24AW Mouthpiece
- Marching strap
Note: Gig bag for this tuba is B700