• Bright, compact feel and sound with outstanding tonal beauty.
  • Bell proportions provide a dark but singing tone with fine legato characteristics.
  • Yellow brass produces a higher tone color with more overtones and clearer projection.
  • Capable of playing pianissimo staccato notes sensitively, clearly and evenly.
  • This is an excellent horn for chamber orchestra.
  • It has a .468” bore, a 12.25” medium throat hand hammered bell, tapered rotors and bearings, yellow brass construction, a water key on the mouthpipe, and solid nickel silver inner and outer slides.
  • The model H278 has all the above features plus a detachable screw bell.


  • Yellow brass
  • Nickel silver inner and outer slides




  • 12.25” medium throat
  • Hand hammered
  • Attached bell (H178 Standard)
  • Detachable screw bell (H278 Standard)




  • Tapered rotors and bearings
  • String linkage


  • .310” Venturi
  • Water key on the mouthpipe
  • Choice of Farkas silver plated mouthpiece
  • Wood shell case with black fabric exterior (H178 Standard)
  • Screw bell wood shell case with maroon vinyl exterior (H278 Standard)