Bohland & Fuchs, BBb Tuba, 4 Rotary Valve, ca. 1930-1940

Tag #: 201906

Serial #: N/A

Bell Diameter: 21.5″

Valve Bore: .830″ (21 mm)

Height: 42″

Comments: Bohland & Fuchs; K.K. Priv.; Musik Instr. Fabrik,; Graslitz, Austria [Kraslice, Czech Republic], on bell. Bohland & Fuchs was founded in 1870 in Graslitz, which was then part of the Austro-Hungarian empire. By 1925 it was considered the largest maker in Europe with a workforce of 500. In 1945, it was nationalized by the Czeckoslovakian government as part of the Amati Company.