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Wessex 6/4 Chicago Presence model - $8750

Postby Brendan Bohnhorst » Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:49 am

I picked this tuba out of the first batch they sent to the US last year. It is in very good shape with just a few small nicks and dings. I had a dent taken out of the bottom bow and it has some small scaring in the silver from the repair work. Included is the factory hard case and a grey Cronkite gig bag.

I’ve played it with my orchestra and received good comments from colleagues and patrons alike. It has great response and I even played a few brass quintet and German band gigs with it. It’s easier to play than my Alexander. But after 20ish years playing the Alex, I don’t think I can make the switch.

I’m asking $8750 and would consider a reasonable offer. I’m not looking for trades right now.

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Re: Wessex 6/4 Chicago model - $8750

Postby bisontuba » Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:36 pm

Just a FYI...your pic is not showing, and it would help if you distinguish which Chicago model it is..Chicago-York (20" bell) or Chicago-Presence (18" bell)....
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Re: Wessex 6/4 Chicago Presence model - $8750

Postby Brendan Bohnhorst » Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:47 pm

I updated the post, hopefully that clears up both issues. Thanks for the heads up!
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Re: Wessex 6/4 Chicago Presence model - $8750

Postby tubaport » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:13 pm

Great instrument! Love my Chicago model. Buyer is getting a lot of tuba for a great price. Also, prices are going up on the new ones.
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Re: Wessex 6/4 Chicago Presence model - $8750

Postby Chris Mayer » Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:52 pm

Brendan,

do you play the Alex 163 or the 164 modell (maybe even the 173) ?

Interesting to realize that a brand new 163 is at the price of the chicago and the 164 just a little 2k Euro more. i do not really get the chinese vs german price points.

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