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We are always on the lookout for CC and BBb tubas to consign or outright purchase. We always have a number of instruments coming and going through the shop and at times do not get them listed here as quickly as we would like, so please do not hesitate to enquire. If there is anything you are interested in, please feel free to call or e-mail the shop. We strive to only provide good brand model instruments while doing what we can to provide them in the best condition possible with respect to cost.


Conn 5-J BBb tuba: Nice instrument. Bright silver plated with four front-action piston valves. Very nice condition with only minor dents, nothing big. Comes with hard-shell case.

$4000

 


Mirafone 186-4U BBb tuba: Excellent full size instrument. Bright silver plated with four rotary valves. Nice overall condition with only minor dents, nothing big. Fully serviced prior to sale. Comes with hard-shell case.

$4500 SOLD


Martin BBb: Four top-action piston valves, Silver plated. Been dreaming of having a large 6/4 Amerrican made BBb tuba with a broad resonant sound? That is not tens of thousands of dollars? Here is one you might considder. Late 1950s model. One piece, 20'' upright bell. Stands 37'' tall. This instrument is in out inventory awaiting needed repairs and service but is available for purchase. Give Dan a call if you think this will fit the bill without breaking the bank.

Call for priceSOLD

 


Mirafone BBb ''Keizer'' tuba: Excellent large size instrument. Lacquered brass with nickel-silver trim. Four rotary valves. Nice overall condition with minor dents, nothing big. Fully serviced prior to sale. Comes with hard-shell case.

$4500SOLD


Holton: BBb tuba with three top-action action valves.Made by Yamaha, still a very respectable playing small tuba for the money. Excellent for the student or player on a budget that is on the lookout for a nice looking and playing instrument. Good valve action.Surprisingly big full tone, easy blowing. Lacquered brass finish. Has its share of minor dents. Hard-shell case included. Fully serviced prior to sale

$1050 Excellent horn for the money!

 


St. Peterburg tuba: Four rotary valves, Black lacquer with brass trim. Great for an aspiring young musician looking for an attractive, decent playing tuba without breaking the bank. Modern valve linkage. Comes with a hard case and gig bag. Excellent condition with only very minor dents and abrasions.

$3100.00 SOLD

 


Miraphone 181 Bb (?): A great horn for players of small stature or for those who play Bb tuba and are interested an instrument for use in small chamber ensembles or brass quintet. Lacquered brass finish, lots of nickel-silver trim and four rotary valves. Very nice condition, original hard-shell case included.

$4100.00 SOLD

 


H.N.White King BBb Helicon:Rebuilt in our shop recently. It has seen some use since and needs to be cleaned and serviced prior to sale. Valves have been rebuilt and the whole instrument resilver plated. Call for details.

$3750.00 SOLD

 


No Name: BBb tuba with three top-action action valves? Probably made in China but still a very respectable playing instrument for the money. Excellent for the student or player on a budget that is on the lookout for a nice looking and playing instrument. Good valve action.Surprisingly big full tone, easy blowing. Lacquered brass finish. Has very minor dents. Original hard-shell case included.

$750 Excellent horn for the money!

 


No Name: BBb tuba with three top-action action valves? We have a second one that is even nicer shape. Probably made in China but still a very respectable playing instrument for the money. Excellent for the student or player on a budget that is on the lookout for a nice looking and playing instrument. Good valve action.Surprisingly big full tone, easy blowing. Lacquered brass finish. Has very minor dents. Original hard-shell case included.

$850 SOLD

 



Below are instruments that we have previously held in our inventory, examples of the QUALITY horns that we sell!

 



Meinl Weston model 2141 Eb tuba:Made in Germany. Four piston-valve with 5th rotary, Lacquered brass and nickel-silver finish. Nice advanced front action model. Very fine playing instrument. Altieri bag included. Has some minor dents and ware. Fully serviced prior to sale. Been looking for one? here it is!

$5450.00 SOLD!

 


Miraphone model 1291 CC tuba:Made in Germany. Four piston-valve with 5th rotary, Silver plated finish. Nice advanced front action model. Very fine playing instrument. Gig bag included. Has some minor dents. Fully serviced prior to sale. Been looking for one? here it is!

$6200.00 Sold

 


B&S PT-15 F tuba: A favorite instrument of choice for many professional orchestral and quintet players. Lacquerd brass and nickel silver with Uniball linkage. Five rotary valves. Typical but minor "dents of love" on the bottom bow nothing big. It also comes with a nice gig bag.

$6850.00 Sold

 


B&S Sanders F tuba: A fine instrument for professional orchestral and quintet players. Lacquerd brass and nickel silver with dbl hinge/ball and socket linkage. Five rotary valves. Typical but minor dents on the bottom here and there. Also comes with a nice gig bag. Fully serviced prior to sale

$4150.00 Sold

 


W. Meinl -Weston model 32 CC tuba:Made in Germany. Four rotary valves, Clear lacquered brass with nickel-silver trim. Nice inexpensive CC bass for a musician looking for a change, very decent condition. "S" valve linkage. Case not included. A few minor dents and abrasions.

$3800.00 SOLD

 


King 2341:Looking for a BBb American model bass with four front action valves? Heres one. The KIng tubas are some of the best all purpose tubas of there type. They are very well made and play really nice. Lacquered brass finish. has some ware and there are a few dents but nothing huge. Original hard-shell case included.

$3400 SOLD!

 

Yamaha YBB 641 tuba: So you have to have a four rotoary valve BBb bass. Heres one. We still need to get her squared away; we will address the lions share of dents and make sure the valve action is up to our relatively high standard. We expect it will be a very good playing instrument. Original Yamaha case included.

$2500 SOLD!

 


Jupiter JCB-378 BBb tuba: Three valve upright 3/4 BBb bass. Excellent lacquer finish, has some minor dents. Red Brass mouthpipe to resist corrosion. Good 3/4 size entry level concert band instrument. Original Jupiter wheeled hard case included.

$1100.00 SOLD!

 


Conn 54-J CC tuba: An excellent multi-purpose professional instrument. Silver plated with four front-action piston valves and a fifth thumb activated rotary valve. Very nice condition with only minor "dents of love" nothing big. It also comes with its original wheeled hard-shell case.

$6000

 


Mirafone 186-4U tuba: On a real tight budget and nothing else will do? Here is a decent rotary valve BBb tuba. Its not going to win any beauty contests but it will do the job. This is a very good playing instrument with excellent smooth and quiet valve action. Detachable up-right bell makes it more easy to transport. Recently serviced and new mouthpipe installed.

$2400 SOLD!

 

Mirafone 186-4U BBb tuba: An excellent multi-purpose professional grade instrument. The 186 is arguably the best overall rotary vallve tuba currently available. They are very well constructed, sound great, have excellent intonation and are one heck of a nice looking tuba. Lacquered brass finish, lots of nickel-silver trim and four rotary valves. Very nice condition, purchased new in the late 1980s and stored away unused for the past fifteen years. Original hard-shell case included.

$4500 Sold

 


Amati BBb tuba: An excellent multi-purpose instrument. An excellent choice for the musician on a budget looking for a good overall rotary vallve tuba. Well constructed with excellent valve action. Lacquered brass finish with nickel-silver trim and four rotary valves. Very good condition. Semi-hard-shell case included.

$2850 Sold

 


Besson 981 Eb tuba: An excellent multi-purpose compensating professional instrument. Nice lacquered brass finish with four 3+1 top-action piston valves. Very nice condition with typical but minor "dents of love". It also comes with its original Besson hard-shell case.

$4400 Sold

 

King 2341 BBb: : This horn is close to new condition, only played for a short time! Bright silver plate, Four piston valves. A very popular tuba for all types of playing. This is a great price on a very nice tuba. Gig bag included!

$4200.00 SOLD!

 

Martin BBb "Mamoth" recording bass: A real well known classic. Three valves. Typical but minor dents through out but nothing big. great horn for all out door and stage work. Big full sound!

$2100.00 ON HOLD!

 

Weril CC tuba: A very nice playing 3/4 CC tuba with four front action valves. The instrument is in new condition and comes with its original hard shell case. Great for the roving musician or novice quintet player.

$2400

 


Cerveny BBb Model CBB 686: Four rotary valve BBb, lacquered brass with plenty of nickel-silver trimmings, made in the Czech Republic by one of the most notable brass instrument manufacturing firms. It does have minor dents and scratches but will still be an excelent tuba for band and orchestra. Comes with original molded case.

$2400 SOLD!

 


Besson 983 Eb: Like new! (almost), made in England, "Pat Sheridan model" Eb tuba with four front action compensating valves. A few small bottom bow dents to mention but nothing major,Lacquered brass finish. Outstanding professional grade tuba for the soloist player of any age at a very nice price. Original hard shell Besson case included, also in almost-like new condition.

$4000 SOLD!

 


Besson Soverign 981Eb: Like new! (almost), made in England, Eb tuba with four, 3+1 top action compensating valves. A few small bottom bow dents to mention but nothing major,Lacquered brass finish. Outstanding professional grade tuba for the ideal for brass band and concet band settings. One of our favurite bass tubas. Original hard shell Besson case included, also in almost-like new condition (some scuffing).

$4485 SOLD!

 


Yamaha YEB321S tuba: A very nice playing Eb with four valves. The bell is 15-1/4" across and the bore is 0.689-.0728" The instrument is silver plated and in nice condition. Comes with case.

$2400 SOLD!!

 


Cerveny CC Model ACB681: Five rotary valve CC, lacquered brass, made in Czech Republic by one of the most notable brass instrument manufacturing firms. The bore size is .796. Though it has it's share of dents and scratches this fine instrument would be welcomed in any band or small ensemble. Comes with original, worn but servicable, hard shell case.

$2850SOLD!!

 


J.W. York and Sons Eb tuba: Made in 1904, original condition, A rare classic! Four top action piston valves, this is an excellent player as is but what a great candidate for restoration! An excellent find for the collector. Does not come with case.

$2400. SOLD!!

 


Conn 24-J Recording Bell BBb Tuba: ser. 907596 This is one heckuva BBb for the money! This has a detachable recording bell, four short action piston valves. It has its fare share of dents and scratrches but is still a decent horn for the money! The 24-J is a very popular model with those playing in the "west coast style" traditional jazz groups.

$1250.00 SOLD!!

 


Yamaha YCB-621: The instrument made famous through its use by Charles Daellenbach, tuba player with the Canadian Brass. A great compact CC, four front action valve tuba. Great condition, no dents or scratches. It comes with its original hard shell case also in great shape.

$3500 SOLD!!

 


Holton Eb recording tuba: Made in 1923. A good playing horn in original condition. An unusual model that is sure to be a lot of fun for the Eb player in any Dixie style band. Great tone and in really good shape for its age. Does not come with case.

$550 SOLD!!

 


Yamaha Model 641: Nice full size bass horn with the sound to match.This four rotary valve tuba is not going to win any beauty contests but will still be a great entry level tuba. Does come with an original case but it is a little rough around the edges. It is not presently ready to go but can be made so in a weeks time. Feel free to give us a call if you have additional questions.

$2200.00 SOLD

 


J. W. York Sousaphone: Serial No. 1232XX. Another classic. This is a slightly smaller size BBb sousaphone. It needs a little work but is still a decent instrument. We will make the needed repairs prior to sale. Lacquered brass. .

$700SOLD!

 


Mirafone 181 5V F tuba: Five rotary valves, this tuba is in nice shape. A very nice playing 5/4 size F! Comes with a hard shell case.

$2800.00 SOLD!!

 


Getzen CB50 CC tuba:Four piston valves and one rotary. This is a nice playing CC tuba, comfortable in any ensemble or solo situation.

$4200.00 SOLD!!

 


Meinl Weston 5 Valve CC : Has four right hand rotary valves with the fifith for the left hand. The fifth valve has the option of being configured for either a flattened whole step or two whole steps, this option makes the horn play like a BBb when the fifth valve is depressed. An excellent option for the BBb player wanting to make the change to CC! Meinl Weston is a reliable brand name and this is a good horn for the college student or adult player! Sorry, does not come with a case.

$3250. SOLD!

 


St Petersburg 206L Eb Tuba: Five rotary valves! Only a couple of minor "dents of love." Plays nice and has good valves with nice linkage. The lacquer is in very good condition. Looking for a nice rotary valve Eb that plays well? Comes with molded plastic hard case with wheels.

$2850.00 A BARGAIN!! Sold!

 


Melton Kaiser BBb tuba: This raw brass beauty is huge! It has minor dents in the top bow but the bell is nearly perfect! Four rotary valves with clock spring mechanisms, this horn stands 45" tall and 20" across the bell! Comes with a cloth bag.

$4200.00 SOLD!


Mahillon BBb: Made by C.Mahillon of Brussels, Belgium and imported by W.E. Sear. With four piston valves this tuba also features interchangeable upright and recording bells. The upright bell is nickel plated and the recording bell is lacquered brass like the body of the instrument. There are some dents but nothing really bad. Does not come with a case.

$1850.00 SOLD!

 


Amati Eb Tuba: Nice little Eb, three piston valves, modestly priced, some minor dents but nothing serious. Mouthpiece and case not included

$525.00 Sold!

 


Mirafone 182 3/4 size BBb Tuba: Only a few years old, any blemishes this horn might have are nothing to worry about, one small ding and a couple of minor scratches. A tuba that plays extremely well with a nice intimate tone. Lots of nickel silver trim, including the mouthpipe. Nice modern miniball linkage, really good valve action and comes with nice, wheeled hardshell case! Overall, a great tuba for the money.

SOLD!!

 


B&S PT-10 F Tuba: Silver plated, with a hard shell case. Sounds very nice, in outstanding condition. Excellent instrument for a professional or university level player. A picture of this instrument will be emailed on request.

$5500. SOLD!!

 


Boehm and Meinl Helicon: In very nice condition, this horn has FOUR valves. Plays well. Mouthpiece and case not included

$1800.00 SOLD!!

 


Conn 5J BBb Tuba: Four front action piston valves, comes with hard case and gig bag. More information coming soon...

$2100.00Sold!!

 


Conn 10J BBb Tuba: Three top action piston valves, comes with hard case. More information coming soon...

$1750.00 SOLD!

 


F Tuba: Possibly Sanders or B&S made, four rotary valves, nickel plated with minimal dents. If you want to learn to play one with out dropping a truck load of cash, this is a great starter instrument for the money. Case and mouthpiece not included.

$900.00 SOLD!!

 


Alexander 163 CC 4 rotary valve Tuba: Been looking for a quality tuba that is truly, "hand made" well here is your opportunity. Originally purchased in 1967, from the factory, by a member of the Washington DC army band, "Pershings Own." With a bore size of .805, it has been played by it's original owner until his recent retirement from performing. With only minor dents (having been overhauled approximately 4 years ago in our shop) one would be hard pressed to find a tuba of equal quality in such condition. This raw brass instrument has a modified receiver which accepts standard shank mouthpieces. Hard case and gig bag included.

$5,000 SOLD!!

 


Jupiter 378L BBb tuba: This 3/4 size BBb tuba features a removable bell and gold brass mouthpipe. The bore size is .661", three nickel plated pistons and a hard case with wheels. The body has some minor dents and the lacquer is in excellent condition. A wonderful instrument for the "hobbyist."

$1375.00 SOLD!!!


York Master 3/4 BBb Tuba: ser. 661XXX Lacquered brass, three top action valves, no case, minor dents, original lacquer, pretty good shape. Valves have been replated, excellent beginner instrument!

$900.00 SOLD!!

 


King 2341 BBb Tuba: This horn is new, only played for a short time! The instrument is lacquered brass and there are no dents, nicks or scratches! The four piston valves have been vented, new nylon guides and new springs installed. The valves have a nice, light, smooth action. Also, this horn has a 4th valve slide water key. This is a great price on a very nice tuba. Comes with new hard shell case with recessed wheels!

$3500.00 SOLD!! Click on the picture for a larger image.


Reynolds Contempora Recording Bell BBb Tuba: ser. 218XXX This is one heckuva BBb for the money! This has a detachable recording bell, four front action piston valves and the lacquer is in great shape! It has dents along the bottom bow but nothing crushed or severe. This horn also comes with a very sturdy two piece case.

$1850.00 SOLD!!

 


King Sousaphone: Fine instrument for the marching band on a budget! This three valve BBb fibreglass sousaphone is in good condition, no case. Great way to get into a bass brass instrument without spending a load of money!

$700.00 SOLD!!


Crown Bb Tuba: Four rotary valves, lacquered brass. Rotors have been recently refit, lots of nickel silver trim, some minor dents but nothing severe. This horn will have a new mouthpipe installed by Dan. This is a fine instrument for those looking for something simple and consistent to step into and comes without case.

$1500.00 SOLD!!


Mirafone "F" Tuba: ser. 113XX. Five rotary valves, lacquered brass. Awesome playing little tuba! Some minor dents but nothing severe. This "F" tuba has a low end and a great sound throughout its range.

$2500.00. SOLD


St Petersburg BBb Tuba: Four rotary valves, nickel plated brass. Great for an aspiring young musician looking for an attractive, decent playing tuba without breaking the bank. The valve linkage has been upgraded to solid nickel-silver mechanisms and the horn comes with a hard case.

$2350.00 SOLD!!


L'Rae BBb Tuba: Four rotary valve, lacquered brass, made in Germany, possibly by Sanders. Includes economy overhaul, excellent for high school or university level player. Feel free to contact us for more details!

$3200.SOLD!

 


C.G. Conn 10-J: BB-flat, three top action valves, all major dents removed, very clean instrument for a beginner or a musician on a tight budget. New gig bag included.

$1150.SOLD!

 


King BBb Recording Bell Tuba: 1930's, 4 rotary valves. Very nice horn, big, rich sound.

$3850. SOLD!!

 


Yamaha YBB641 BBb Tuba: Excellent intermediate quality BBb tuba, with 16 1/2 inch bell, four rotary valves, minor dents and scratches, lacquer is in very good condition, original hard shell case included

$3200. SOLD!!

 


Rudolf Meinl 6/4 CC: An excellent orchestral instrument. If you are looking for a large, five rotary valve, tuba that won't break the bank you may wish to consider this one. Typical dents found on all large tubas in the bell and bottom bow, good lacquer finish. It comes with a Walt Johnston case.

$5,000 SOLD

 


Mirafone 186-4U: We have recently acquired several of these fine horns. When they are restored, they will be silverplated and come with a new hard shell case. These are very nice instruments and will sound excellent when completed.

$5400.TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK!

 


B&S PT-6 CC Tuba, model 3098: This tuba has a .748 to .825 graduated bore, five rotary valves, and a 19.5 inch bell. This large, 5/4 tuba has a full, grand sound making it an excellent horn for orchestra and band. Except for some dents near the rim of the bell, this tuba comes nearly mint. Hardshell case and gig bag included. This instrument retails for nearly $11,000.00 without a case. If you're seriously looking for a great quality tuba at an affordable price, don't pass this one up! You'll be sorry if you do!

$6400. SOLD!

 


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