Used Horns + Descant Horns + Double Horns + Single Horns + Specialty Horns + Triple Horns

Yamaha YRH 314 #7155

  • Yamaha YRH 314 #7155 - $995
  • Yamaha YRH 314 #7155 - $995
$995.00
Price: $995.00

This single horn by Yamaha is in very good condition with only a few minor dings. The current price on these is over $2100. This one is being sold for only $995. The valve compression is 1.1 (excellent). A mouthpiece is included. This is a complete set up for a budding horn player. Save that $1200 and put it towards a great teacher instead. Yamaha Fixed Bell Case included.

Cost: $995

Yamaha YHR892 Customized Triple Horn - $8000

  • Yamaha YHR892 Customized Triple Horn - $8000
  • Yamaha YHR892 Customized Triple Horn - $8000
$8,000.00
Price: $8,000.00

I'm constantly impressed with the quality and ingenuity of Yamaha instruments. This 892 Triple horn features a stopping valve and is made of unlacquered yellow brass. It has been customized by Wes Hatch and was previously owned by the principal horn of the Milwaukee Symphony. It' has been professionally maintained. The compression test reads 1.0 and that's across 6 valves (a reading of 8 would be the worst possible). An Alexander handstrap has been installed for additional comfort. Try this horn! Osmun MB1 (copy) case included.

Cost: $8000.00

Yamaha YHR 868V #001052 $5895

  • Yamaha 868V
  • Yamaha YHR 868V Double Horn
$5,895.00
Price: $5,895.00

Part of Yamaha's custom line, the 868VGD (gold brass, detachable bell), exemplifies the Yamaha hand-made custom line of horns. Each one is beautifully made, and many of their horns are played by professionals worldwide. This horn sports an excellent 0.7 reading on the compression testing machine. This horn has a Lawson leadpipe on it (a $1500 value), and a clebsch strap has also been added. Marcus Bonna blue MB2 case included. $5895

 

Yamaha YHR 868N Custom #1003 $5995

  • Yamaha YHR 868N 1003
  • Yamaha Custom Double model 868N
$5,995.00
Price: $5,995.00

You're probably tired of me hearing how much I like Yamaha horns and how I think they are sorely under-rated by many in the professional horn playing community - but once you've tried one of the custom models you'll see why I love them so much.  This unlacquere fixed bell nickel double, model 868N is all original.  This model followed the very popular YHR 862 and was an instant hit amongst 8D or Kruspe players.  It is in excellent condition throughout.  The compression reading is a 0.1 - a PERFECT score.  A Yamaha fixed bell case is included.

Yamaha YHR 863D #1102 $6995

  • Yamaha YHR863D Schmidt style horn
  • Yamaha YHR863 Double Horn #1102
$6,995.00
Price: $6,995.00

Yamaha made very few of these as the piston change valves were expensive to produce.  The immediately became highly sought after.  They don't exhibit any of the shortcomings the standard C.F. Schmidts were known for - thus the Yamaha model has a fabulous High Bb and a strong carrying power.  This horn is in excellent condition and it is all original.  You won't find many of these on the market, and you'll find very few in this great a condition.

The compression reading registers an amazing 0.5, which is better than the majority of NEW horns on the market today.

Yamaha F Single YHR 314 II #8035 - $1,200

  • Yamaha Single Horn YHR 314 II F Horn
  • Yamaha Single Horn YHR 314 II F Horn
$1,200.00
Price: $1,200.00

This Yamaha Single F horn is the perfect instrument for any beginning student. With the exception of minor dings in the bell, the horn is in almost perfect condition. The lacquer is almost scratch free along the entire instrument, and the valves have an excellent 0.5 compression. Yamaha 314s are known for their rich tone and responsiveness, and this horn is no exception. This horn will help a new student develop a concept of a warm tone, while allowing flexibility in all registers.

Yamaha 891D Triple Horn - $7500

  • Yamaha Triple Horn; Yamaha French Horn; French Horn
  • Yamaha Triple Horn; Yamaha French Horn; French Horn
$7,500.00
Price: $7,500.00

All one needs as proof to know how well Yamaha horns are built is a look at the compression numbers on this 5-valve triple horn. They register a 0.1, which is the best possible reading and the lowest I've ever had on a triple horn, or double, for that matter. This professionally maintained and owned triple horn has been kept in excellent condition. It is made of unlacquered yellow brass with a detachable bell and is all original. Marcus Bonna MB5 Case included.

Cost: $7500.00

Yamaha 891 Triple Horn #001072 - $6900

  • Yamaha Triple Horn 891 Silver Plated Bell Used
  • Yamaha Triple Horn 891 Silver Plated Bell Used Horn
$6,900.00
Price: $6,900.00

This Yamaha Triple is in good condition. It is unlacquered with a silver plated bell and its high F side maintains the tone of the instrument very well. The aftermarket detachable bell conversion uses a Lawson/Alexander ring so you have many options if you want to explore different sounds. Like most Yahama Triples, its compression rating proves its value, at 2.9 over five valves. A Protech case is included.

Yamaha 667V #001604 $5800 ON TRIAL

  • Yamaha 667V Used
  • Used YHR 667V French Horn
$0.00
Price: $0.00

Yamaha discontinued the custom 667V in 2016. If this model parallels the history of previous discontinued models it will become a collectors item. This 667V uses the patented dual plane change valve and, like all Yamahas, it has their signature fabulous valves. The compression on this horn is a 1.7. It is made of lacquered brass with a fixed bell. There is evidence of a previously repaired solder joint and other than some minor lacquer wear in the flare there are a few tiny dings. It includes a ProTec Fixed Bell case. $5800

Yamaha 321 Single #207026 NL $1100

  • Yamaha 321 Bb Single Stopping Valve
  • Yamaha 321 Bb Single Stopping Valve
$1,100.00
Price: $1,100.00

This Yamaha 321 Bb Single is a great horn in great condition. It plays easily and sounds great and is a blast to play; When played loudly, it made the infamous shop cat jump. When played sofly, it made her purr. It has one 1961 dime and two 1964 dimes on the levers and also has a stopping valve. Its compression rating is 0.3.

Wunderlich Schmidt Model Nickel (Plated?) - $4000

  • Wunderlich Schmidt Model Nickel (Plated?) - $4000
$4,000.00
Price: $4,000.00

Another rare marque - this horn is (I think?) nickel plated. Valve compression is fair. If you're a Schmidt fan you'll be intrigued by this one. Black case w/red cover.

Cost: $4000.00

Wunderlich Double - $4000

  • Wunderlich Double - $4000
  • Wunderlich Double - $4000
$4,000.00
Price: $4,000.00

Wunderlich horns are most known for their most famous employee, Carl Geyer. Some of them were actually made by Geyer upon his arrival in the US. This is a very early Wunderlich, as can be attested to by the way the leadpipe goes over the front of the piston valve assembly. This horn, though it has poor compression, plays well and would get that much better with full compression. The engraving on the bell is clear as the day it was done, there are no patches, except for a protective guard over the leadpipe wrap. Olds fixed bell case included. $4000

Single F (Piston) - $1799

  • Single F (Piston) - $1799
$1,799.00
Price: $1,799.00

Made by Boosey and Hawkes around the turn of the 20th century. Single F (Piston) Specialty Horn.

Cost: $1799.00

Schmidt, C.F. Weimar - $4500

  • Schmidt, C.F. Weimar - $4500
  • Schmidt, C.F. Weimar - $4500
$4,500.00
Price: $4,500.00

This is a 'classic' Schmidt you're looking at. This one was made for the american market (the logo inscribed 'Carl Fischer' is the give away) and it comes with the original F/Eb main tuning slide. This is one of the very early Schmidts where the leadpipe tubing goes over the front of the piston change valve (changed in later models). The valve compression rates: 5.8 (out of 8, with 8 being the worst possible score). The bell has no patches though there are two smaller patches on the body. The high Bb is secure. Marcus Bonna MB3 case is included.

Cost: $4500

Schmidt Nickel Double Horn - $5995

  • Schmidt Nickel Double Horn - $5995
$5,995.00
Price: $5,995.00

Extremely rare, nickel (not plated), unlacquered, fixed bell, all original, few patches, tight valves. (JM)

Cost: $5995.00

Schmidt Double Horn - $4500

  • Schmidt Double Horn
  • Schmidt Horn
$4,500.00
Price: $4,500.00

The way that you can tell that this is a good Schmidt is by it's solid high B-flat and the many protective patches throughout that will help extend the life of the horn. It is made of unlacquered yellow brass and reads a 3.0 (out of a possible 8.0) on the compression testing machne. Lawson detachable bell case included. $4500

Schmidt Double Horn - $3500

  • Schmidt Double Horn - $3500
$3,500.00
Price: $3,500.00

Yellow brass, fixed bell, lacquered, rebuilt valves, a couple of patches (small), leadpipe guard added.

Cost: $3500

Schmid Triple (F/Bb/Eb) $13,500

  • Schmid Triple Horn
  • Schmid Triple (F/Bb/Eb) $13,500
$13,500.00
Price: $13,500.00

This unlacquered yellow brass Engelbert Schmid triple horn is in excellent condition. In addition to the medium flare with the engraved garland, the horn includes a set of custom Cantesanu tuning slides. The valve compression measures an astonishing 0.9 across seven valves. The high Eb side of the horn allows one to play in the descant range with a slightly darker sound than the regular high F. Truly a professional instrument, ready to go. No case is included. $13,500

Schmid Double Horn w/A valve #27079 $8995

  • Schmid Double Horn #27079
  • Schmid Double horn with hand hammered flare.
$8,995.00
Price: $8,995.00

Schmid double horns burst upon the scene in the 1990's.  Their high quality and lightweight endeared them to professional players world wide.  This double sports a stopping valve (A valve) and is made of unlacquered yellow brass.  The bell is a medium hand hammered version!  This horn is all original.  The valve compression registers a 2.0 across 5 valves! (The best score is 0.1 and the worst is 8.0).

A Yamaha fixed bell case is included.

Schmid Double #22065 $8995

  • Engelbert Schmid Double Horn $8995 TG
  • schmid double horn #22065
  • Schmid Horn and Bell
$8,995.00
Price: $8,995.00

This Schmid double is in fine shape.  The valve compression registers 0.5 (A perfect score is 0.1 and the worst possible score is 8.0).  It's made of lacquered yellow brass with a Gold Brass Medium flare with an engraved Garland.

These horns are in use in professional orchestras worldwide.   NO case.

Schmid Descant $8900

  • Schmid Descant
  • Schmid Descant French Horn
$8,900.00
Price: $8,900.00

This Engelbert Schmid High F Descant is gorgeous. It's made of lacquered gold brass with a medium flare with engraved garland. It also has a stopping valve with an integrated F extension and Ion Balu's mother of pearl valve caps. Three joykeys have been added as well as an Alexander handstrap. Even with all of these additions the horn is ultralight and is a professional players dream. The previous owner had the horn cryogenically treated. It has a compression rating of 2.0 across seven valves!! It includes a Cronk Green Soft Leather Detachable Bell case. $8900

Sansone 5 Valve Single Bb - $1800

  • Sansone 5 Valve Single Bb - $1800
$1,800.00
Price: $1,800.00

Fixed bell, lacquered, with wuting valve, F extension valve, and Schmid Style Handrest. This is probably where Schmid got the idea. A good horn for opera, or lighter chamber music.

Cost: $1800

Reynolds Double Horn #30261 - $3000

  • Reynolds Double Horn Kruspe Bell 8D Lead Pipe
  • Reynolds Double Horn Kruspe Bell 8D Lead Pipe
$3,000.00
Price: $3,000.00

This Reynolds horn has been heavily modified and has an 8D lead pipe and Kruspe bell. Its great dark sound carries across all registers and it projects nicely. Its valve compression is 3.0.  

Another possible use for this horn would be to use the Kruspe bell on your Kruspe!  If you have an old Kruspe sitting around this would be a great way to revive it.

 

Reynolds Double Chambers Model #59256 - $3000

  • Reynolds Double Horn Chambers Model 1961
  • Reynolds Double Horn Chambers Model 1961
$3,000.00
Price: $3,000.00

This Reynolds Double horn is a Chambers Model and exemplifies the American classic sound. The tone is consistently full in all registers and the harmonics shine at any dynamic. Its compression rating is at an impressive 0.9. This horn comes with a brown leather Reynolds case. It is a good horn at a good price.

Rauch Compensating Double w/stopping valve

  • Rauch Compensating Double w/stopping valve
  • Rauch Compensating Double
$12,500.00
Price: $12,500.00

Rauch's are one of the most desirable horns in the world. These horns were handmade by Dan Rauch, who has retired from horn making. His instruments are becoming increasinly collectible. This particular Rauch is a very rare compensating double model, with a stopping valve. It is unlacquered and is in excellent condition. Compensating double horns benefit from being lighter than the standard double horn. This Rauch has a reading of 3.5 on the compression testing machine. Brown fixed bell case included. $12500

Pizka Hega Classic - $7000

  • Pizka Hega Classic - $7000
$7,000.00
Price: $7,000.00

If you like the sound of the Vienna horns - this would be the instrument for you. This fixed bell, lacquered Pizka has a custom removable leadpipe and plays great. Here's what Hans has to say about this model: "I guarantee, that the brass sheet used for the leadpipe has never been cleaned by the use of any acidic solution! The metal is not stretched or stressed when pressed upon the mandrel as the leadpipe is not made from ready made tubes but from specially sheet metal cut to fit the required dimensions bent in lead".

Pizka Hega Classic #120499

  • Pizka Hega-Classic Double Horn #120499
  • Pizka Double Horn model Hega Classic
  • Hans Pizka Double Horn
$5,795.00
Price: $5,795.00

Pizka horns are in a class by themselves.  They harken back to an earlier style of horn making with fine attention to detail and artistic flair.  They are no longer in production and are sought after by many.  This unlacquered detachable bell model is in excellent condition.  The 'Viennese' style bell produces that classic 'Germanic' sound.  From the mother-of-pearl stop arm screws to the fabulous garland, this horn is as fun to admire as it is to play. Manufactured in Dec. 1999.

Paxman Triple 75L #2010 - $10,000

  • Paxman Triple 75L
  • Paxman Triple Horn 75L
$10,000.00
Price: $10,000.00

Paxman Triples are a staple instrument in the professional players realm. This newer model has a triple bore size, and has a large-sized bell. All of the stock is original except for a Lawson ring. It is made of unlacquered yellow brass, and reads a 3.9 across 5 valves on the compression testing machine. Marcus Bonna black MB1 case included. $10,000

Paxman Triple 70A #1898 - $11500

  • Paxman Triple 70A
  • Paxman Triple
$11,500.00
Price: $11,500.00

Paxman Triples are a staple instrument in the professional players realm. This American bore, 70A triple is all original except for the addition of an Alexander flipper. It is made of lacquered gold brass and is in almost new condition. The compression reading across 5 valves is a 1.5, which is very good. You'll feel comfortable walking into any gig knowing that the high notes won't be a challenge. Black Marcus Bonna MB6 case included. $11500

Paxman Descant T1 Horn - $3000

$3,000.00
Price: $3,000.00

This Paxman Descant is from the earliest years of Paxman's horn output. It is a model T1 - made of unlacquered yellow brass with a fixed bell. It has a very large guard/patch on the bottom of the bell bow but is a fine player. Where else can you get a Paxman descant for $3,000! Paxman Alexander Fixed Bell copy case included.

Cost: $3000.00

Paxman Descant 45M Horn #2682 - $6500

  • Paxman 45M Descant Horn #2682 - $6500
  • Paxman 45M Descant Horn #2682 - $6500
$6,500.00
Price: $6,500.00

A compression reading of 1.6 is very good, but when it's across 5 valves it's great! This dual bore Paxman 45M (medium bore) represents why so many pros have at least one Paxman horn in their stable of instruments. This one is made of lacquered yellow brass (missing in some places) and it's all original - no 'modifications' of any sort. If you've got one of those crazy high Bach Cantatas coming up you'll be reaching for this horn. Paxman Detachable Bell case included.

Cost: $6500.00

Paxman Descant 40L #1791 - $8000

  • Paxman Descant 40L #1791 - $8000
  • Paxman Descant 40L #1791 - $8000
$8,000.00
Price: $8,000.00

Paxman descant horns can probably be found in every major orchestra world-wide. Used ones are typically found in fabulous condition, since descants typically don't get that much use. This large-bore unlacquered brass 40L, is such a horn. The valves have a compression of 1.0 (like new). Professionally owned and maintained. This will get you through your next Bach B-minor mass with ease.

Paxman Compensating Double #98 - $2000

  • Paxman Lacquered Double Compensating
  • Paxman Lacquered Double Compensating Fixed Bell
$2,000.00
Price: $2,000.00

This Paxman compensating double horn is somewhat unusual and also in unusually good condition. The lacquer across the horn is great and only has some scratches, though there is very little actually missing. The valves are have good compression though they have not been rebuilt and the bell has only some minor dents. This is the perfect instrument for somebody who wants a lighter horn that plays well, like any professional horn would. 

 

This horn comes with a fiberglass fixed bell case. 

Paxman 80XND - $7500

  • Paxman 80XND - $7500
$7,500.00
Price: $7,500.00

Unlacquered Nickel Compensating Triple horn, - Alexander/Lawson rings. This is the desirable 'older' style wrap. The extra large bore gives the high F side of the horn a nice dark sound. Professionally owned and played (principal horn of the MET for over a decade). Paxman Molded Fixed Bell Case. 

Cost: $7500.00

Paxman 40M #7838 Descant - $7000

  • Paxman Descant 40M Muting Valve 1983
  • Paxman Descant 40M Muting Valve 1983
$7,000.00
Price: $7,000.00

Paxman Descants are the industry standard. This used horn plays well, with a great Bb side and a muting valve. It is made of brass and has a fixed bell. It was made in 1983 and is the older style. It's compression rating is 2.1, with 0.1 being the best possible.  This horn comes with a hard case.

Paxman 40L #8768 $6500

  • Paxman 40L Used
  • 40L Descant Used Paxman
$6,500.00
Price: $6,500.00

The older model 40s have quite a following amongst many players. This horn was built in 1976 and is made of unlacquered red/gold brass. It has a custom leadpipe made by Jim Patterson and it also includes an F extension in place of the stopping valve. Its large bore ensures a warm sound on the high F side of the horn. It has been professionally maintained. The compression reading is a 1.5. It includes a Paxman Detachable Bell case. $6500

Paxman 25A #2923

  • Paxman Double Horn model 25A
  • French Horn for sale by Paxman model 25A
$7,900.00
Price: $7,900.00

When I think of the sound that I most want to emulate as a horn player it's the London Horn sound.  Focused, Powerful, and clear.

This model 25A was made in 2000 but was only used for a couple years before going into storage.  (the owner no longer plays).  It's in excellent condition, made of unlacquered brass and s all original.
If you're a serious horn player you know all about Paxman horns.

Check this one out.

Paxman detachable bell case included.

Paxman 20XND #10744X - $7200

  • Paxman 20XND Double Horn French Horn Used Extra Large Bore Unlacquered Nickel Silver
  • Paxman 20XND Double Horn French Horn Used Extra Large Bore Unlacquered Nickel Silver
$7,200.00
Price: $7,200.00

Paxman horns can be found worldwide in all of the professional orchestras. This Paxman Double is an Extra Large Bore, which are always fun to play as the connection between registers is free and easy. This unlacquered nickel silver horn with a detachable bell is in solid condition. It comes with a soft leather gig bag. Its compression rating is 2.8.

Paxman 20X #1743 $4600

  • Paxman 20X Double Horn
  • Paxman Double 20X
$4,600.00
Price: $4,600.00

Paxman horns can be found worldwide in all of the professional orchestras. This unlacquered silver-plated Extra Large Bore, double horn is in good condition, with some evidence of minor repair work. This horn was made in 1974, and the "X" is a discontinued model. The valve compression registers a 3.9 out of a possible 8, with 8 being the worst. Paxman fixed bell case incuded. $4600.

 

Paxman 20L #5122 $8500

  • Paxman 20L
  • Used Paxman 20L Double French Horn
$8,500.00
Price: $8,500.00

This Paxman 20L is in excellent condition. Other than some very minor dings one could consider it new. Paxman horns are used worldwide in all the major orchestras and the Paxman model 20's which utilize the Merewether System have been their most successful instrument to date. This yellow brass large bore double features a detachable bell and a duck foot and has a perfect compression rating of 0.1.  This horn is ready to take you through your professional career. It includes a Gard Soft Gig Bag case. $8500

Paxman 20L #4999 $8400

  • Paxman 20L Double French Horn
  • Used Paxman French Horn model 20L
$8,395.00
Price: $8,395.00

This Paxman 20LDY is almost new.  It's only a year old and has full valve compression (registering a 1.0 on the machine).  Paxman horns are known for their amazing sound and playability - and this one is a perfect example of that.

This horn is made of lacquered yellow brass with a detachable bell, bronze rotors, and an adjustable finger hook.

NO CASE

Paxman 20AN #78615 - $7000

  • Paxman 20AN #78615 - $7000
  • Paxman 20AN #78615 - $7000
$0.00
Price: $0.00

ON TRIAL

 

Paxman horns can be found worldwide in all of the professional orchestras. This unlacquered nickel horn made in 1986 features a Lawson Ambronze flare, and recent conditioning from Chuck Ward. The valve compression registers a 3.1 out of a possible 8, with 8 being the worst. The horn is in good overall condition, the lacquer has been stripped, and a Clebsch strap has been installed for added comfort. Paxman fixed bell case incuded. $7000.

Paxman 100M Compensating High Bb Triple Horn - $9500

  • French Horn; Paxman French Horn; Triple Horn; Compensating Horn
  • French Horn; Paxman French Horn; Triple Horn; Compensating Horn
$9,500.00
Price: $9,500.00

This triple horn weighs an astounding 5.6 pounds. The reason for this ultra light weight is that it is a compensating triple horn with a low F, Bb, and a High Bb descant. This is truly a specialty instrument. Owned and played professionally in the Boston Symphony. Very few of these were made. This one can be found on many recordings with the Boston Symphony. This instrument is in excellent condition and is made of unlacquered yellow brass. The serial number is 11834M, indicating it was manufactured in 1983.

Paxman 'Alexander' Wrap Double Horn - $1250

  • Paxman 'Alexander' Wrap Double Horn - $1250
$1,250.00
Price: $1,250.00

This is a rare 'Alexander 103' Style Paxman Double Horn. Unlacquered - fixed bell. The valves have minimal compression. Other than one patch in the flare the horn is in excellent condition. Black fixed bell case. A collectors item.

Cost: $1250

Patterson Geyer Double Horn - $9500

  • Patterson Geyer Double Horn
  • Patterson Geyer Horn
$9,500.00
Price: $9,500.00

This custom double Geyer-Knopf style horn was made by horn craftstman, Jim Patterson. It is in great condition and reads an excellent 0.1 (the best possible reading) on the compression testing machine. It is unlacquered, has a detachable bell and plays with a full, rich sound in all registers. According to Patterson, "in th end, we created more of a C.F. Schmidt style horn, but wrapped up like a Geyer." Marcus Bonna MB5 case included. $9500

Olds Double $2000

  • Olds Double French Horn
  • French Horn Used Olds
$2,000.00
Price: $2,000.00

The now defunct F.E. Olds company was one of the most creative and admired brass instrument manufacturers in the US. Many of their instruments still survivie and all are sought after for their craftsmanship and playing characteristics. This double horn is made of lacquered yellow brass with a fixed bell and is all original. There is some lacquer wear and minor dings throughout. No evidence of any major repairs. The compression reading is a 1.0 which is fabulous. This horn was not used much and has it's entire life ahead of it. Olds Fixed Bell case included. $2000

Mirafone Double #6306 - $3000

  • Mirafone Double French Horn
  • Mirafone Double French Horn
$3,000.00
Price: $3,000.00

Mirafone is mostly known for its tuba making. But it did make quality horns for a number of years. These horns are perfect instruments for someone looking to move to their first double. Its a very sturdy instrument not easily dented. This one is made of lacquered red brass. It has much lacquer wear and a few small dings here and there as well as evidence of previous joint repairs. An Alexander Flipper has been added to the horn. Its compression rating is a 4.0, fairly low, but it plays well. Conn Fixed Bell Case included.

Cost: $3000

McCracken-Conn $4995

  • McCracken French Horn
  • Custom French Horn McCracken
$4,995.00
Price: $4,995.00

George McCracken was considered a pioneer in horn design. When he is not making his own custom horns he takes existing models and customizes them to the customers needs. This former 8D made in the 80's now sports a removable leadpipe system with a custom McCracken #14 pipe. the compression has an excellent reading of 1.0. It includes a Marcus Bonna case. $4995

Lignatone "Alexander" 103G - $3800

  • Lignatone "Alexander" 103G - $3800
$3,800.00
Price: $3,800.00

Gold brass, unlacquered, fixed bell with that classic Alexander sound. Includes Grey Fixed Bell Case.

Cost: $3800.00

Lewis & Durk Clevenger Model $9500

  • Lewis and Durk Clevenger Model
  • Clevenger Model Lewis and Durk
$9,500.00
Price: $9,500.00

The Clevenger model is the only french horn that Dale Clevenger, former principal horn of the Chicago Symphony, has allowed his name to be associated with. This horn represents a collaboration between Dietmar Durk, Steve Lewis and Dale Clevenger. It hearken back to the glorious brass sound of the Chicago Symphony when they used C.F. Schmidt horns. The designers of this horn kept the desirable qualities from those earlier days and ironed out the intonation issues and the high Bb issues that were problematic. This horn is made of lacquered yellow brass and has a special hand hammered flare.

Lawson Model 903 5 Valve Descant - $9500

  • Lawson Model 903 5 Valve Descant - $9500
$9,500.00
Price: $9,500.00

Lawson descant horn, well maintained, great condition, three water keys. Ambronze body, ambronze bell. Marcus Bonna MB4 Case ($450 value) and stopping slide. Minor lacquer well and tiny dings on bell; other than that fabulous condition and a great player. Professionally played and maintained.

Cost: $9500.00

Lawson Fourier #1175 - $9,000

  • Lawson Fourier Double Horn Bb Lacquered F Nickel Silver Rose Brass
  • Lawson Forier Double Horn Bb Lacquered F Nickel Silver Rose Brass Wrap Valves
$9,000.00
Price: $9,000.00

This Lawson Fourier horn is the quintessential American-made double. The nickel-silver body and rose-brass flare produce a smoother tone while allowing the horn to be extremely responsive. In the high register, notes pop cleanly wth a little extra air, but in the low register the horn prouces a brilliant tone with clear projection at all dynamics.

 

The lacquer on this horn is in like-new condition with a few minor scratches. There are no dents anywhere on the body, and only a few dings on the flare. The valve compression is a 0.9.

Comes with an Altieri Gig Bag

Lawson Double Horn #920 - $9000

  • Lawson Double Horn #920 - $9000
  • Lawson Double Horn #920 - $9000
$9,000.00
Price: $9,000.00

Lawson Horns from the original Boonsboro factory are highly desirable. This one has been professionaly played and maintained. It's in fine shape and the valves have a respectable 2.7 on the compression meter. It's made of ambronze and has an FB210.125 leadpipe. Slight lacquer wear and minor dings - overall in good condition. The leadpipe is unlacquered. Grey soft gig bag included. 

Cost: $9000.00

Lawson Double (Boonsboro) #9028 - $6,000

  • Lawson Double (Boonsboro)
  • Lawson Double Horn
$6,000.00
Price: $6,000.00

Lawson Horns from the original Boonsboro factory are highly desirable. This Lawson was made in 1985 for Bill Capps, and plays well in all registers. It's made of ambronze, has a Jim Patterson leadpipe, and sports a great 0.8 (out of a possible 8, with 8 being the worst) on the compression testing machine. It has two protective guards on the top of the horn, one patch on the tail, has had a valve rebuild, and has evidence of previous bell damage that has been repaired.

No case included. $6,000

Lawson Descant Model 8211GAF - $7900

  • Lawson Descant Model 8211GAF - $7900
$7,900.00
Price: $7,900.00

Lacquered, detachable bell, B210 mouthpipe, stopping valve, changeable thumb linkage (to sit in either horn), georgeous condition.

Cost: $7900.00

Lawson Descant 8211 #904 LO - $9995

  • Lawson Descant French Horn Used Perfect Condition Lacquered Ambronze
  • Lawson Descant Used Horn Perfect Condition
$9,995.00
Price: $9,995.00

Lawson Descants are rare. This one is nearly in perfect condition - it looks like it came out of the shop yesterday. This horn's tone is impeccable and its high side supports that register incredibly well. It is a model 8211, made of lacquered ambronze. It includes an MB5 case. This horn's compression rating is 3.0.

Lawson Descant 40M #11691 - $6,500

  • Lawson Descant Horn Nickel Bell 1961
  • Lawson Descant Horn Nickel Bell 1961 Wrap
$6,500.00
Price: $6,500.00

This Lawson descant made in January of 1969 is in excellent shape. Aside from moderate wear on the lacquer and some minor dents, this horn is in otherwise quite good shape, with a valve compression of 1.0 across all five valves, including the stopping valve. This horn also comes with a Lawson Nickel 030 flare, which is a very early model and hand-engraved by Lawson. 

This descant horn plays quite well and rings solidly in all registers. In addition, the high F side carries the same smooth tone of the Bb side. 

 

Comes with a red bags case. 

Lawson Descant #100 w/Two F Extensions - $9500

  • Lawson Descant #100 w/Two F Extensions - $9500
  • Lawson Descant #100 w/Two F Extensions - $9500
$8,700.00
Price: $8,700.00

Lawson descants are rare - and ones in this condition are extremely rare. This horn is gorgeous. It's made of ambronze (lacquered) and includes two F extensions (one with a valve - the other without) and the valves on this horn are in great condition measuring a 0.2 (extremely tight). Horns of this quality don't come up for sale that often. If you want that Lawson sound you won't find it any where else. Lawson flat case included.

Cost: $8700.00

Lawson Classical Double #974 - $8500

  • Lawson Classical Double
  • Classical Lawson Double
$8,500.00
Price: $8,500.00

Lawson horns are quite rare since the sale of the company a few years ago. This Ambronze Lawson Classical Double (#974) is from the original Boonsboro factory. This horn has a very good reading of 1.3 on the compression testing machine. If you're looking for a horn to really 'power' your way through an orchestra the Lawson is what you want. $8500

Lawson Classical Double #1004 - $8500

  • Lawson Classical Double #1004 - $8500
  • Lawson Classical Double #1004 - $8500
$8,500.00
Price: $8,500.00

This Ambronze Lawson Classical Double (#1004) is from the original Boonsboro factory. The valves have good compression and other than 3 protective guards the horn is all original. The flare has had the lacquer stripped. If you're looking for a horn to really 'power' your way through an orchestra the Lawson is what you want. Lawson Flat Case included.

Cost: $8500.00

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