Preorder: CC Travel Tuba (tornister tuba) ‘Mighty Gnome’ – TC161

$2,700.00 USD

Preorder now with a deposit of $675.60
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  • Preorder: CC Travel Tuba (tornister tuba) ‘Mighty Gnome’ – TC161
  • Preorder: CC Travel Tuba (tornister tuba) ‘Mighty Gnome’ – TC161
  • Preorder: CC Travel Tuba (tornister tuba) ‘Mighty Gnome’ – TC161
  • Preorder: CC Travel Tuba (tornister tuba) ‘Mighty Gnome’ – TC161
  • Preorder: CC Travel Tuba (tornister tuba) ‘Mighty Gnome’ – TC161
  • Preorder: CC Travel Tuba (tornister tuba) ‘Mighty Gnome’ – TC161

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Your 25% fully refundable DEPOSIT will reserve an instrument for you on preorder from the next available shipment. Balance of payment will be invoiced and due before shipping - Lacquer model expected into stock March 2021 and silver finish in late May

This superb CC travel tuba 'Mighty Gnome' is a tornister tuba design exclusive to the Wessex Tubas range. This is developed from our BBb 'Mighty Midget' and plays just as well - providing a powerful, mini tuba for the CC tuba player. The original purpose of this type of tuba was to make a portable tuba for military bands in the days before motorised transport, and as such although so small it is designed to play like a true tuba and is suitable to play as bass with a brass, wind, or jazz band. This we have trialled ourselves and found to be the case with good feedback. In the modern age this mini tuba has many uses such as;

  • Travel tuba (small enough in a gig bag to fly as cabin luggage)
  • Practice tuba, particularly for those that live in a flat/apartment with limited space
  • Lightweight tuba for standing, or marching gigs
  • Children’s tuba, being of a size they can manage
  • Tuba for anyone who has health issues handling a full size tuba
  • Easy to transport on public transport, or even on your back travelling by bicycle
  • Small ensemble playing where a full size tuba may overpower the musical texture
  • The ideal present for the tuba player that has everything!

Specifications

  • Bell: 9.5″ (24cm)
  • Bore: 0.59″ (15mm )
  • Height: 20″ (52cm )
  • Weight: 10 lb 12oz (4.9kg)

Special Features

  1. Gold brass bell
  2. Nickel slides
  3. Normal tuba mouthpiece (24AW) supplied
  4. Lightweight foambody case suitable to protect tuba when flying (in hold), 61 x 45 x 30cm, 5kg
 

Special offers

  • Lightweight Gig Bag B160 is available at a discount when bought with tuba 
  • Purpose stand available 
  • Special Practice Mute 
Note: Bag for this tuba is B160

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