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Ex Demo items have been on display in our store or at an exhibition, and as a result may have minor cosmetic imperfections which do not affect the sound or playability of the instrument. Ex Demo B instruments will have had more use or maybe suffered minor damage during shipping, which has been subsequently been fixed. Any imperfections will be cosmetic and will have no detriment to the sound or playability of the instrument. All Ex demo instruments will be covered by our standard warranty however we reserve to the right to exclude any claims resulting from the ex-demo sale condition/imperfection/defect.
As a progressing player who is looking for a lighter weight B/F compensating French Horn, then you will find the JP263 Rath a match for your needs.
Michael Rath is highly regarded for his trombone designs, but what is less well known is that he spent ten years working with Paxman’s making French Horns.
The JP263 Rath Bb/F French Horn features:
- Constructed from high grade 80:20 brass throughout
- Exclusive Rath design leadpipe
- Includes a compensating system allowing access to both Bb and F sides of the instrument
- Mechanical (ball & socket) linkage and neoprene valve bumpers, usually reserved for more expensive French Horns
- Reversible Bb/F lever for those who prefer the horn to stand in Bb rather than F
The above features ensure the instrument is also suitable for younger players without affecting the quality of the instrument's performance and are the reason the instrument has become so popular with the UK education sector.
All JP Instruments are covered by a comprehensive 2 year warranty against manufacturing defects. Please note this does not cover aesthetic or finish faults. For full terms & conditions visit the JP Musical Instruments website.
The JP263Rath is supplied with a JP612 mouthpiece and comes equipped with a high quality hard case for maximum protection.
Also supplied with a bottle of Ultra Pure valve oil and a maintenance guide to help you keep your instrument in top playing order.
- Model: JP263 Rath
- Key: Bb/F
- Bell Size: High grade 80:20 brass 310mm (12.2")
- Valves: 4 Rotary Valves
- Bore: 12.00mm
- Lyre Box: No
- Mouthpiece: JP612