Besson Sovereign Eb tuba SPE981-2
- Key : Eb
- Bore : .681″ / 17,30 mm
- Lead pipe newsilver, for a direct response. This in combination with the bell material makes this a special model, (spe981).
- Bell : Hand-made in GOLD brass 19″ / 483 mm. Standard bell material is yellow brass. Gold brass makes this instrument sing more.
- Valves : 4 compensating valves (3+1) in stainless steel
- Waterkeys : 4
- Weight : 20lb 8oz / 9300g
- Outfit : Hard case with 3 locks and wheels, mouthpiece, cleaning cloth, valve oil
- Finish : Silverplated
Devotees of the Eb tubas have a choice between the Sovereign 980 with a smaller bell model, the 981 with the classic 19-inch bell model with the ‘John Fletcher’ leadpipe, and the Besson sovereign 9822-2 Eb with carriage rings and a slightly smaller tapered leadpipe. For years the classic Besson sound can be heard in the world’s leading brass and wind bands, and players trust them for their free-blowing quality, fit and finish, durability and projection.
Besson sovereign Eb bas