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John Packer JP179B 4 Valve Tuba

John Packer JP179B 4 Valve Tuba


Regular price $3,669.00
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The JP179B John Packer tuba is an exceptional compact tuba with four front-facing valves. It's ideal for wind bands, orchestras, and concert bands.

This small tuba is not only suitable for beginners but also an excellent choice for more experienced players seeking a lightweight instrument, especially beneficial for participation in marching bands.


  • Front action valves
  • Lightweight, compact design for comfort
  • The fourth valve is slightly lower to allow for the smaller little finger
  • Thumb ring for comfort when sitting or marching
  • Carriage rings for marching
  • Rose Brass leadpipe for a focused, warm tone

The John Packer JP179B tuba is a versatile option suitable for various musical settings and player skill levels. It is sure to bring you a lifetime of playing enjoyment. Contact Andy's to order yours today. 


  • Model: JP179B
  • Key of B-flat
  • 14.5" Yellow Brass bell
  • 4 piston valves
  • Bore: Large 17.5-18.5mm (0.689-0.728")
  • Rose brass leadpipe
  • Lever water key
  • Yellow brass body
  • Lacquer finish
  • Includes JP611 4L mouthpiece and hard case with wheels
  • Two-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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