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Used Holton-H179 "Phil Farkas Model" Double French Horn in Solid Nickel-Silver (1973); serial #521147


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


   The H179 has especially good center and projection. This free-blowing horn features a rich, dark sound designed especially for the “big horn” artist; the tapered tubing and throat of the bell are larger for a bigger, darker tone. The bell flare produces a mellow, velvety tone plus a little overtone of a ringing quality. Hard nickel silver responds quickly and sounds brighter up close. The most popular Farkas model. 


   The original valves on this horn are still tight with 99% original lacquer. This one is an early H-179 from 1973 that's never been school-owned and has come to us in close to pristine original condition. 


Good Player, Not Expensive!

This horn comes with a new SKB case.

MAP/Street price on a new one is $6,201.00; this one is a best buy at $3,350.00


Nice Used Holton H-179 Double French Horn in Nickel-Silver (1973);with New Case

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