Holton H178 Professional Farkas French Horn

Price: $2,000.00
SKU:  ae00-2344^H178
Manufacturer Part #:  H178

This Holton 178 Horn is in very good condition.  All rotors and slides move easily.  There are various small dings from use, but they are not large enough to affect the playability.  The finish shows some signs of use, but is in overall very good condition.

Below is information from the manufacturer:

Excellent horn for chamber orchestra.

Holton horns offer an alternative in design that creates a great experience for the young or advanced players. This Farkas model offers independent tuning for convenience allowing the player to tune the Bb side of the horn seperately from the F side.

Bright, compact feel and sound with outstanding tonal beauty. Bell proportions provide a dark but singing tone with fine legato characteristics. Yellow brass produces a higher tone color with more overtones and clearer projection. Capable of playing pianissimo staccato notes sensitively, clearly, and evenly.

This Farkas Wrap horn offers a medium throat bell with all nickel silver construction. In addition, the Holton Farkas horns all feature an independent tuning slide for the Bb side of the instrument for convenience. Holton horns also feature tapered rotors which create longevity for the instrument.

 

Features

Specifications
Key Key of F/Bb double.
Pitch A445 with independent Bb tuning.
Bore 11.89 mm (.468")
Mouthpipes .310 venturi of yellow brass.
Material Brass branches and bows, solid nickel silver connecting ferrules. Both inside and out are solid nickel silver.
Lever action Noiseless string action, short stroke with stainless steel springs.
Valve rotors Tapered hand-lapped brass.
Bell 12.25" diameter medium-throated hand-hammered yellow brass.
Waterkey On mouthpipe.


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