Eb Compensated Bass Tuba ‘Prelude’ – TE260

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Regular price $3,995.00
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The TE260 Prelude is a great playing economy version of our renowned TE560P Champion Eb compensated tuba. 

We have kept the great playing characteristics, while minimised the pricing to make a great playing tuba for students, or those on a tight budget. As such this tuba is only available in lacquered finish with yellow brass bell.

If you want a truly GREAT PLAYING affordable Eb tuba this is the one to order. It is so good that the owner of Wessex Tubas, Jonathan Hodgetts has been playing prototype himself this last couple months.


  • Bell: 19″ (480mm)
  • Bore: valves 1 to 3  0.69″ (17.5mm), 4th valve 0.73” (18.65mm)
  • Height: 34.6″ (880mm)
  • Weight: 17½ lb (8kg), In case 41.45 lbs (18.8kg)

Special Features

  1. Fitted with marching hooks and lyre block
  2. Stainless steel valves with reinforced nylon guide pin for quiet, smooth and reliable action
  3. Wyvern engraved valve buttons
  4. 5 water keys including 4th valve slide
  5. Hard latched case with wheels
  6. MOUNT VERNON Mouthpiece
  7. Marching strap

The Gig bag for this tuba is B700. Ordering an available gig bag together with your instrument will save you shipping costs!

Wessex Warranty

For your peace of mind

Unlike most leading brands, Wessex Tubas offers a 3-year warranty against manufacturing defects on all our instruments, and in the unlikely event that you are dissatisfied with your purchase, we offer a full refund and return within 2 weeks.

You can return any item bought from Wessex Tubas within 14 days of receiving it for a full refund, minus shipping costs. However, please contact us before returning your item so we can provide you with return labels and a collection booking with our dedicated courier to ensure the safe return of your item/s. When returning the item, it must be in its original packaging and in ’as received’ condition. Please note that shipping charges apply to refund upon return of your item and any damage will also result in reduced refund.

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