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Secondhand Holton H281 Bb/F French Horn Lacquer

Code: 657547

The Holton H281 Farkas Double French Horn features a detachable bronze bell for easy transportation and storage.

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Price £2,750.00 VAT Exempt

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Please be aware that our normal warranty/guarantee cover does not apply to this instrument as it has been pre-owned by a client and sold by us on their behalf.  Whilst we do all we can to ensure that they are working to the best of their ability, such goods are purchased as seen. However if the item is purchased online, the procedure is covered by our distant selling rules which can be found on the delivery/returns page.

Suitable for

The Holton H281 Farkas Double French Horn features a detachable bronze bell for easy transportation and storage.

The bronze bell produces a rich, dark tonal colour. Ideal the for the young or advanced players, this horn features the independent Bb main tuning slide which allows for increased tuning flexibility.


All Holton French Horns, including the single and double models, feature valve rotors that are tapered. This is so that as the valve wears, it automatically seats itself. This includes the bearing surfaces axles on each end of the valve and the bearing plates.

All Holton French Horn bells are made with overlapped seams. This is much more durable than one made with a butt seam. It also produces a better tone and timbre. This is one of the outstanding characteristics on which Holton USA French Horns developed its reputation.

Unique benefits

  • Conical rotary valves
  • String linkage system
  • Separate Bb tuning slide
  • Hand hammered, wide and open bronze bell
  • Nickel silver inner- and outer slides, Bell: 310 mm
  • Bore: 11.89 mm
  • Nickel silver leadpipe with water key
  • Detachable bronze bell
  • Krüspe wrap

 

Wear & Tear Observations: This horn is in a good condition with minimal wear to the lacquer finish. There are a few small surface scratches from general use but no dinks or dents. All slides and valves move smoothly and freely.

Supplied with

This horn comes in a protective hard, lockable case and is supplied with a silverplated Holton MDC mouthpiece.

Specification

  • Model: H281
  • Key: Bb/F
  • Valves: 4 rotary
  • Body: Yellow Brass
  • Water Key: 1 lever
  • Finish: Lacquer
  • Lyre Box: No
     
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