The Tempest Mellophone is painstakingly designed with attentive features to produce a glorious sound, as well as have superb intonation. This is done with ergonomic features to make this the perfect marching instrument. The enhanced weight distribution places more weight near the player's hands, which generates a more secure instrument. This Agility Winds Model is beautifully Silver Plated. The Mellophone includes a fitted case, a Trumpet/French Adapter with mouthpiece, and comes with a 5-Year Warranty.