Holton Merker H176 Double French Horn

Item # DFHH176
| Mfg # H176
| UPC # 020983220813
Our Price: $5,209.00
Retail: $7,779.00 | You Save: 33%
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Frank Holton Company and horn legend Ethel Merker joined forces to create this newest double French horn in the acclaimed Merker-Matic line. All the features and characteristics of the popular Holton Merker-Matic French horns are present here - with the addition of a bronze bell for extra tonal warmth and richness. Its tightly engineered mechanical linkage provides worry-free play and ease of adjustment. Available with either fixed or detachable bell and with traditional string linkage.

  • Key: F-Bb
  • Pitch: A445 with independent Bb tuning
  • Bore: F: 11.89 mm (.468") Bb: 11.68 mm (.460")
  • Mouthpipe: Newly developed taper with .306 venturi of nickel silver
  • Lever action: Mechanical, short stroke with stainless steel springs
  • Valve rotors: Tapered hand-lapped brass with nickel-silver outside casings Bearing plates: Tapered brass
  • Material: Solid nickel silver
  • Waterkeys: One on mouthpipe and one on 3rd slide
  • Case: Deluxe wood-shell double case
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  • *****
  • Incredible
  • February 27, 2017
  • By: Joseph

This instrument looks and sounds stunning. Fit and finish are outstanding and I can't find any flaws in the rotors or tuning slides. It's a very fine instrument and plays accordingly.

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See Conn-Selmer; Tel: (800) 348-7567; Holton Website; 1 year Parts and Labor

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