Piston version of the 191.
The 1291 Series Tuba offers the player outstanding performance in a piston valve design.
The Miraphone 1291 Series 4/4 BBb Tuba is exceptional tubas with a compact design that is the piston equivalent to the Miraphone 191 Series. The 1291 Series features a .835 inch bore piston valve design for a quick response with excellent intonation plus an 18.5 inch upright bell for outstanding resonance and projection. The Miraphone 1291 Series 4/4 BBb Tubas are available in lacquer in a 4 valve model (1291-4U) or in a 5 valve”4 piston 1 rotary valve (1291-5U) design.
Seeing the popularity of the compact 4/4, front valve BBb tubas, Miraphone has manufactured the 1291. Available with 4 or 5 valves and standard nickel silver trim. The sound is broad and even from top to bottom and will fit into any playing situation.
Bell Position: Upright
Number of Valves: 4 or 5
Valve Position: Front
Valve Type: Piston ” 5 Valve Model-4 Piston and 1 Rotary
Valve Material: Brass
Features: Nickel Silver Leadpipe
Mouthpiece: Miraphone TU33
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