Besson Sovereign Euphonium

Price: £2,495.00

Description

Besson Sovereign Euphonium, circa 1986, professional 967 model in bright silver plate with four compensating valves, large bore and 12″ bell.

In very good condition having recently had a full professional restoration and replate by Paul Riggett of Sterling Musical Instruments.

Complete with original Besson hard case or can be supplied with a new JP Pro euphonium case at a cost of £200.

Terms & Conditions

  • All instruments sold have been fully serviced & checked over with any spares replaced as required.
  • They have been play tested to ensure everything is in working order and that they blow with a good sound.
  • Each instrument comes with a hard case or gig bag.
  • A specific mouthpiece is not included however I do have a stock of used ones so one can be sent if required.
  • I am happy to provide further pictures and detailed descriptions on any instrument, please email me if required info@duchybrass.co.uk
  • Part exchange considered on any of the instruments for sale.
  • Prospective buyers are welcome to come and view / play test by prior arrangement.

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Geneva InstrumentsJohn Packer Instruments

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What my customers say...

Many thanks for the efficient and speedy sale of my tenor horn. Everything was smoothly sorted in a week and I will heartily recommend anyone to buy or sell an instrument with Duchy Brass in the future. Again many thanks to you. Karen Duchy Brass 2016-02-23T12:59:06+00:00 Karen http://www.duchybrass.co.uk/testimonials/many-thanks-efficient-speedy-sale-tenor-horn/
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2016-02-23T12:59:06+00:00

Karen

Many thanks for the efficient and speedy sale of my tenor horn. Everything was smoothly sorted in a week and I will heartily recommend anyone to buy or sell an instrument with Duchy Brass in the future. Again many thanks to you. Karen Duchy Brass 2016-02-23T12:59:06+00:00 Karen http://www.duchybrass.co.uk/testimonials/many-thanks-efficient-speedy-sale-tenor-horn/
The Euph arrived safe and sound thanks, isnt it a beaut ! Haven't managed a blow yet as was midnight before I got home. Can't wait.  Appreciate all your patience with my deliberations. Kieran Duchy Brass 2016-02-23T13:24:57+00:00 Kieran http://www.duchybrass.co.uk/testimonials/appreciate-all-your-patience-with-my-deliberations/
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2016-02-23T13:24:57+00:00

Kieran

The Euph arrived safe and sound thanks, isnt it a beaut ! Haven't managed a blow yet as was midnight before I got home. Can't wait.  Appreciate all your patience with my deliberations. Kieran Duchy Brass 2016-02-23T13:24:57+00:00 Kieran http://www.duchybrass.co.uk/testimonials/appreciate-all-your-patience-with-my-deliberations/
Just to let you know that Tenor Horn (Boosey & Hawkes Sovereign) arrived safely when you said it would. I am really satisfied with it, and I know I shall have a lot of pleasure playing it. It was just as I expected from your description. Thank you very much... Read Full »
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2016-01-25T18:05:44+00:00

Kathleen Butterworth

Just to let you know that Tenor Horn (Boosey & Hawkes Sovereign) arrived safely when you said it would. I am really satisfied with it, and I know I shall have a lot of pleasure playing it. It was just as I expected from your description. Thank you very much... Read Full »
Thanks again for the fabulous service and I'm very pleased with my instrument and the extras you provided, it's really got me off to a good start! As an added bonus I'm sure you'll appreciate is that our Greyhound thinks it's some kind of sorcery and goes into full play... Read Full »
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2016-02-23T13:23:58+00:00

Zoe

Thanks again for the fabulous service and I'm very pleased with my instrument and the extras you provided, it's really got me off to a good start! As an added bonus I'm sure you'll appreciate is that our Greyhound thinks it's some kind of sorcery and goes into full play... Read Full »
Received the trombone!  Chuffed to bits! Exactly as described!  Thanks a lot! Matt Duchy Brass 2016-02-23T12:58:13+00:00 Matt http://www.duchybrass.co.uk/testimonials/exactly-as-described/
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2016-02-23T12:58:13+00:00

Matt

Received the trombone!  Chuffed to bits! Exactly as described!  Thanks a lot! Matt Duchy Brass 2016-02-23T12:58:13+00:00 Matt http://www.duchybrass.co.uk/testimonials/exactly-as-described/
Great practice last night with the cornet, it’s got great character I'm very happy with it. Enjoying playing it is really going to help in the next 9 weeks until the Area contest.  Thank you again for everything I really due appreciate how straight forward you've made this and if... Read Full »
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2016-02-23T13:22:02+00:00

Steve

Great practice last night with the cornet, it’s got great character I'm very happy with it. Enjoying playing it is really going to help in the next 9 weeks until the Area contest.  Thank you again for everything I really due appreciate how straight forward you've made this and if... Read Full »
Took delivery of the Yamaha trombone today, if it plays as good as it looks I will be very happy. Thanks for all your help it's been a real easy hassle free trip and I will certainly recommend you to others. Ian Duchy Brass 2016-02-23T12:57:19+00:00 Ian http://www.duchybrass.co.uk/testimonials/i-will-certainly-recommend-you-to-others/
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2016-02-23T12:57:19+00:00

Ian

Took delivery of the Yamaha trombone today, if it plays as good as it looks I will be very happy. Thanks for all your help it's been a real easy hassle free trip and I will certainly recommend you to others. Ian Duchy Brass 2016-02-23T12:57:19+00:00 Ian http://www.duchybrass.co.uk/testimonials/i-will-certainly-recommend-you-to-others/
Having not played for nearly 30 years I had the desire to play the cornet again. I am based in Qatar where there are very limited options to purchase any quality instruments. I wanted a Besson Sovereign and Duchy Brass had an ex demo available at a very reasonable price,... Read Full »
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2016-02-23T13:23:14+00:00

Francis Thomas

Having not played for nearly 30 years I had the desire to play the cornet again. I am based in Qatar where there are very limited options to purchase any quality instruments. I wanted a Besson Sovereign and Duchy Brass had an ex demo available at a very reasonable price,... Read Full »
Just wanted to drop you a note thanking you for the Geneva cornet – it is fabulous and my son is delighted.  He played it today for the first time in his school lesson and everyone wanted to have a go.  Thanks for your help getting this to me in... Read Full »
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2016-02-23T12:56:14+00:00

Matthew

Just wanted to drop you a note thanking you for the Geneva cornet – it is fabulous and my son is delighted.  He played it today for the first time in his school lesson and everyone wanted to have a go.  Thanks for your help getting this to me in... Read Full »
Happy New Year and I hope you had some nice time off. I just wanted to say how happy I am with the 967 Euphonium. I have much catch-up practising to do in order to do the quality of the euphonium justice, but having this fine quality instrument makes the... Read Full »
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2016-02-23T13:20:50+00:00

Ray

Happy New Year and I hope you had some nice time off. I just wanted to say how happy I am with the 967 Euphonium. I have much catch-up practising to do in order to do the quality of the euphonium justice, but having this fine quality instrument makes the... Read Full »