• The solid nickel silver edition of the H178, model 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.
  • This is the most popular Farkas model.
  • It has a .468” bore, a 12.25” large throat hand hammered bell, tapered rotors and bearings, nickel silver construction, a water key on the mouthpipe, and solid nickel silver inner and outer slides.
  • The model H279 has all the above features plus a detachable screw bell.


  • Nickel silver
  • Nickel silver inner and outer slides




  • 12.25” large throat
  • Hand hammered
  • Attached bell (H179 Standard)
  • Detachable screw bell (H279 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 exte rior (H179 Standard)
  • Screw bell wood shell case with maroon vinyl exterior (H279 Standard)