The Hagen 496 is a 5/4 size tuba designed to attain a classic German BBb sound. The 496 Hagen features a body design that offers an outstanding sound, making it a versatile choice for symphony orchestra, wind band, or other larger ensembles. The 496 has balanced intonation and excellent response in all registers. The Hagen 496 is available in yellow brass with choice of lacquer or silver finish, or in gold brass with lacquer finish. Case NOT included. 


  • Available with Yellow Brass in Lacquer, Yellow Brass in Silver plate, or Gold Brass in Lacquer
  • 4 rotary valves
  • Gold brass leadpipe
  • Key: BBb
  • Size: 5/4
  • Bore: .835"
  • Bell: 17.7"
  • Bell Material: Gold brass
  • Number of Valves: 4
  • Valve Position: Front
  • Valve Type: Rotary
  • Case: Not included
  • Mouthpiece: TU43
  • Finish: Lacquer, Silver plate

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