Yamaha YBB-641 4 Valve Bell Up Rotary Tuba Ser#015308
Additional Information: This is a fantastic tuba in great shape with only minor dents and dings. It has had a few braces re-soldered and the body and bell are in great shape! The valves work smoothly and the tuning slides are all able to be pulled. This tuba plays with a nice open sound up and down its registers like you would expect from a Yamaha. Please note due to size this is a freight only item, please contact us for a freight quote.
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: 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: Almost no dents and no evidence of bell edge damage.
Bell Dent Removal/Repair: No evidence.
The Bottom Bow: Has a light dent in the bow guard with a small ding.
Overall Height from bow to top of the bell approximately: 40 inches.
Bell Diameter approximately: 16 1/2 inches.
The Mouthpiece: No mouthpiece is included, or other accessories.
The Case: A good used case is included. There is a crack on one side of the case.
Engraving: Yamaha Established in 1887 (on the bell) YBB 641 Made in Japan (across the paddle frame with the serial number).