• The model H181 features a bronze bell that produces a darker sound.
  • Capable of a wide range of dynamics, it can be played loud without a brassy edge to the sound.
  • It has a .468” bore, solid brass bow and branches, tapered rotors and bearings, a 12.25” large throat hand hammered bronze bell, a water key on the mouthpipe, and solid nickel silver inner and outer slides.
  • The model H281 has all the above features plus a detachable screw bell.


  • Brass bow and branches
  • Bronze bell
  • Nickel silver inner and outer slides




  • 12.25” large throat
  • Hand hammered
  • Attached bell (H181 Standard)
  • Detachable bell (H281 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 (H181 Standard)
  • Screw bell wood shell case with maroon vinyl exterior (H281 Standard)