King BBb 4 Valve Bell Up Piston Tuba Serial #116847
Additional Information: This is a fantastic tuba! It is in great shape with typical player wear. There are some light to medium dents in the bottom bow and a couple of dings throughout the horn. This horn has that unmistakable King honey lacquer color and has a beautiful big King sound from top to bottom! The valves work nice and quick and the tuning slides all pull. This is a beautiful tuba! Please note this will ship in two boxes as there are two cases (one for the bell and one for the body).
Instrument Condition: The overall physical condition of this used instrument is very good.
Dents: Some dents or dings.
Playing Condition: This instrument is currently in very good to excellent playing condition.
The Finish: It has approximately 90%+ of the re-lacquered finish.
Player Wear: Light general wear (possible light surface scratches and/or minor dents and dings).
Valve Condition: All the valves are in good working condition and all of the tuning slides are loose.
Lead Pipe Condition: Light general wear (possible light surface scratches and/or minor dents and dings).
Body Condition: Good to very good condition.
Metal Condition: No broken or patched metal.
Outside Body Bow Condition: Has a light dent in the outside bow with a small ding.
The Bell: Minor dents and dings and minor bell edge damage.
Bell Dent Removal/Repair: No evidence.
The Bottom Bow: Has a light to medium dent in the bow guard with a couple of small dents and dings.
Overall Height from bow to top of the bell approximately: 40 inches.
Bell Diameter approximately: 19 inches.
The Mouthpiece: No mouthpiece is included, or other accessories.
The Case: Two good used cases are included (one for the body and one for the bell).
Engraving: King U.S.A. (with King crown above it on the bell).