Durk D1


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Durk D1
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The D1 is a full double horn, which was designed as an introduction into the professional world of horn playing and displays the same renowned quality as all instruments from the Dürk master workshop. Select materials and the skill of our instrument builders give the D1 its unique character.




Key: Bb – F, easily reversible
Pitch: A-440hz. up to 443hz possible
Bore: 12.1mm
Valves: Solid yellow-brass conical valves with tapered spindles
Lever action: String action, changing valve with Minibal
Valve caps: Nickel silver
Thumb lever: Two-dimensional adjustment
Leadpipe: Standard gold-brass with a water key and an engraved mouthpiece receiver collar
Water key: -
Cylindrical crooks: Perfect cylindrical calibration
Slides: The hand-lapped inner and outer slides are made of nickel-silver
Braces: Made from the best solid nickel-silver rods available
Bell diameter: 310mm 
Detachable bell: Standard
Bell ring: Special bronze, for long life and durability
Bell: Single-seam bell tail with a fused spun bell flare. Medium-sized bell throat
Possible optional finishes: Lacquered, silver-plated, gold-plated
Other options: Adjustable Dürk pinky hook., Dürk hand rest (flipper), additional water key (specify location), different bell flares, engraved nickel-silver bell garland (engraving available only on detachable bell flares)
Hand-hammered options: Not available