Vintage 1962 FE Olds BBb Brass Sousaphone NORESERVE
This brass is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-13)
Price : US $850.00
This is a FE Olds & Son BBb Brass Sousaphone made in Fullerton Calif. The serial number is 407056 and this dates it to around 1962. Comes with a Goose Neck and tuning Bit.
This auction does not include a case or mouthpiece but we do have used ones available for sale with sousaphone purchase. We have hard cases ($100-$150) and also fiberboard cases ($75) available. Shipping costs will be higher than you see in the shipping calculator if you purchase a case. Used mouthpieces are $30.
This vintage Brass Sousaphone is in overall good condition and it plays easily and sounds Wonderful! The bell is 26'' in diameter and the bell collar is 6 1/2'' in diameter. The body is in good condition, it has some smaller dents and dings as you can see but overall nothing too bad and most dents have been smoothed pretty well. The brass tubing has a few smaller dents and dings but overall good condition. The brass has some lacquer wear and scratches as you can see in the pictures.
The valves are free and they operate smoothly. The tuning slides are free. The mouthpiece receiver/leadpipe is in good condition. The bracing is solid.
The bell has some smaller dents and ding
This brass is sold (sold on 2008-10-13)
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