W. Meinl, B flat tenor tuba, 5 rotary, ca. 1946-1950

200806[1]

Tag #: 200806
Serial #: 718

Bell Diameter Bore Size Height
11 5/8″ .570″, 1-2; .610″, 3-5 28.0″

Comments:

“W. MEINL / WESTON / A DIVISION / OF GETZEN” on bell. “718” on second valve casing. There is a strong speculation that the bell was originally designed for an oval instrument due to the diagnol bell engraving.  Also notable for the dependant fifth valve, operating off the fourth valve tubing.

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