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Holton Farkas H179 - Full Double French Horn (559379)

SKU: CH179-559379

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The Holton H179 Farkas Series Fixed Bell Double Horn is praised by professional musicians and by academics for its truly centered tone. With a centered tone, even the most difficult passages become easier to play. 

This particular pre-owned H179 is in nice clean condition throughout. An instrument designed for the “big horn” artist, the H179 has a dark, rich sound. Its velvety tone is complemented by a slight ringing overtone. The large tapered tubing and grand throat on the instrument enhance the dark tone and make it bigger and fuller. The H179 features a .468” bore, a 12-1/4” hand-hammered nickel silver bell, and a large throated .310 nickel silver venture.

Noiseless string action creates an easy, quiet playing experience. The instrument also has solid nickel silver slides inside and outside along with tapered hand-lapped brass valve rotors. In solid nickel silver, the Holton H179 Farkas Series Fixed Bell Double Horn has even greater depth and projection making it a truly trusted professional horn.

  • Pre-owned Holton H179 French Horn
  • .468" bore size | 12 ¼" Hand Hammered Nickel Silver Bell
  • Fully workshop checked and set-up
  • 6 month warranty | 14 day home trial
  • New equivalent cost: £5,944

Instrument Info

Visual Rating Good
Model H179
Brand Holton USA
Level Professional
Case Yes - Original
Case Rating Excellent
Set-Up Work Service
Tech Rating Excellent
Mouthpiece MDC Farkas Model
Mouthpiece Rating Good
Serial No. 559379
Equivalent Cost £5944

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