Manufacturer of Brass Instruments
Made in Germany

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BBb Tuba

  • model 496 Hagen
  • 170496B07000
  • 5/4
  • lacquered
  • 5 valves
  • rotary valves
  • yellow brass

The Hagen 496 5/4-size has a typical German BBb tuba sound with balanced intonation, excellent response in all registers and boasts flexibility and a unique playability.
This tuba is used in military bands, symphony orchestras as well as in bigger school bands.

Detailed Information
Product Name BBb Tuba
Model-number model 496 Hagen
Tuning B♭
Intonation 443 Hz
Number of valves 5 valves
Size 5/4
Material in body yellow brass
Finish lacquered
Bell diameter 450 mm (17,717 inch)
Material valve section nickel silver trimmings
Lever system spiral spring system
Rod Miraphone minibal rod
Valve system rotary valves
Bore of valve section 21,2 mm (0,835 inch)
Lyre holder with lyre holder
Leadpipe material Gold brass
Strap ring with strap ring
Mouthpiece TU43
Height instrument mm/inch 1035 mm / 40,748 inch
Total weight instrument 11,0 kg / 24,25 lb
EAN 404687820866