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The compact BTU1287 3/4 Tuba is designed for student performers and will also meet the diverse demands of a school band program. Because this Standard Series tuba is lightweight, it's easier to mange. The BTU1287 is a durable color wind option that provides a viable economical choice without sacrificing playability, sound or response. The BTU1287 tuba includes a second mouthpipe that will convert it to a marching tuba.

All Blessing wind instruments come with a limited 5-year manufacturer's warranty.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Nickel compounds, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to

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Instrument Type
  • Type: Tuba
  • Tuning: BBb
  • Level: Student
  • Leadpipe Material: Yellow Brass
  • Bell Material: Yellow Brass
  • Body Material: Yellow Brass
  • Bore Diameter: .661"
  • Bell Diameter: 14.4"
  • Slide: Nickel Silver
  • Valves: 3 Top Action
  • Valve Type/Const: Piston/Stainless Steel
  • Mouthpiece: Rose Brass
  • Finish: Clear Lacquer
  • Case: Thermoplastic Case with Wheels
  • Mouthpiece: Blessing 18 Mouthpiece; includes additional mouthpipe to convert to over-the-shoulder marching tuba