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LA CRESCENTA, California
818.248.7550
4420 East Village Road
LONG BEACH, California
562.354.6655
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The French Horn Menu

September 18, 2014

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Double Model Condition Price Case (Y/N) Lacquer (Y/N) In La Crescenta In Long Beach Ships In? Notes
Alexander 103 New 8800 N Y     Fall Classic lightweight German horn with unique 6 port
change valve.  Screw bell flare, lacquer finish, 2
water keys, mini-ball linkage, all yellow brass with
nickel trim.  Sold without case.
Atkinson NN508 New 4795 Y N Y   1 day Custom Kruspe style horn in all nickel, very lightweight, with
screw bell, includes case and mouthpiece, unlacquered,
custom valve lapping and cleaning by Paul Klintworth
NEW Conn V8D Used A 4995 Y N Y   2 days Early prototype Eastlake Vintage 8D in all nickel with
fixed bell, built by Chuck Ward, unlacquered
Conn 8D Used A+ 3400 Y Y Y   1 day Classic large bell all nickel Conn, serial 713xxx, current Ohio,
production, fixed bell, mint condition, good player,
100% lacquer
Conn 8D New 4469 Y Y     10 days Kruspe style in all nickel, popular horn in Los Angeles,
string, fixed extra large bell
Conn 8DS New 4829 Y Y   Y 1 day All nickel body with screw bell flare
NEW Hans Hoyer 601A Used A- 2795 Y Y Y   7 days This is a screw bell Geyer style double horn, identical to
the model 801, but the 601 has a large bell.  We're waiting
for a small linkage part.  Great condition.
Hans Hoyer G10A Used A 4195 Y Y Y   1 day Geyer style Hoyer horn with medium screw
bell, all brass with nickel trim, clear lacquer,
one minor dent removed.
Hans Hoyer 7801A New 5795 N N Y   1 day This is a new Hoyer Bloom model double horn in all yellow brass
with nickel trim.  It has the 3D ball bearing mechanical linkages.
Hand fitted slides, annealed body, special rotor lapping make
this play like a vintage horn right out of the case.  Originally built
with fixed bell, we had the screw bell fitting installed by John
Mason, along with a full cleaning for a factory fresh job.  Includes
Hoyer fixed bell case.  If you would like a screw bell case with
this, we'll offer a great deal on any case in stock.

We will have another like this available soon, a 7802A, identical
except for string linkages.  Same price, call for availability.
 

Josef Lidl LHR-347 New 2595 Y Y   Y 1 day Duo Professional model double horn, brass body with nickel slides, screw bell, miniball linkage, .460" bore, from the Czech Republic
SOLD Josef Lidl LHR-367 New 2595 Y Y     60 days Anniversary model, gold brass, compensating model,
screw bell
Josef Lidl LHR-867 New 2795 Y Y     60 days New Philharmonic version of the above, .460" bore, screw bell, brass with nickel slides
Kruspe Double Used B 2750 Y (silver
plate)
Y   1 day Pre-war compensating model in silver plate,
very thin bell has been damaged and repaired,
some scarring, nice player, very light
Kruspe Double Used A- 4750 Y Y Y   1 day Pre-war classic German full double horn.  All yellow brass
with nickel trim and fixed bell.  Includes hard case with some
sort of reptile hide outer layer - nice!  Change valve paddle is
in a slightly different position than more modern horns, may
take a slight bit of adjustment on the part of the player to be
comfortable.  Very light instrument, great player.
Lewis-Duerke LDx5 New 10175 N Y     90 days  
NEW Lewis-Duerke LD Clevinger New 11455 N Y Y   1 day Schmidt style double horn with piston change valve,
includes ingenious linkage to add a standard thumb
trigger to the change valve to shorten the throw.  Can
stand in F or Bb, screw bell, lacquer, adjustable
finger hook and flipper.
Lorenzeo Sansone Double Horn Used B+ 2995 Y Y Y   1 day Custom double horn made in New York, Kruspe
style, by Lorenzo Sansone (1881-1975), gold
lacquer finish, fixed bell, some small dings in
bell, first branch, very minor, mechanical
linkage vintage reptile skin case.  Stamped 352,
which may be model or serial.
 
NEW Engelbert Schmid Double New 11995 N Y Y   1 day All brass, screw bell, string, Geyer style, Bb/F,
pricing is for base model, additional
options available: lacquer, hand hammered bell,
flipper, adj. finger hook, nickel garland
Yamaha YHR-667D New 4697 Y Y     14 days Geyer style model in lacquered brass
with screw bell
Yamaha YHR-667 Demo 3895 Y Y Y   1 day Geyer style model in lacquered brass
with fixed bell
                 
Triple Model Condition Price Case (Y/N) Lacquer (Y/N) In La Crescenta In Long Beach Ships In? Notes
NEW Engelbert Schmid High F Triple New 16895 N Y Y   1 day F/Bb/F, very light, screw bell, high F,
pricing is for base model, additional
options available: lacquer, hand hammered bell,
flipper, adj. finger hook, nickel garland
Engelbert Schmid High Eb Triple New 15450 N N     90 days F/Bb/Eb, very light, screw bell, high Eb,
pricing is for base model, additional
options available: lacquer, hand hammered bell,
flipper, adj. finger hook, nickel garland
                   
Descant Model Condition Price Case (Y/N) Lacquer (Y/N) In La Crescenta In Long Beach Ships In? Notes
Engelbert Schmid Descant New 10800 N N     90 days Beautiful very light descant horn with A stopping valve,
screw bell is included, pricing is for base model,
additional options available: lacquer, hand hammered
bell, flipper, adj. finger hook, nickel garland
                 
Natural Model Condition Price Case (Y/N) Lacquer (Y/N) In La Crescenta In Long Beach Ships In? Notes
Jiracek 110 New 3500 Y N     90 days Czech Bohemia model natural horn with all crooks and 2 cases,
11.7mm bore
Jiracek 510, 511 New 3500 Y N     90 days Czech French style, Franz Weckert model natural horn with all
crooks and 2 cases, 11.7mm (510) or 11.2mm (511) bore
                   
Wagner Tuba Model Condition Price Case (Y/N) Lacquer (Y/N) In La Crescenta In Long Beach Ships In? Notes
Meister Hans Stauffer Wagner Tuba New 850 Y Y     late 2014 New double Wagner tuba, compensating model, stands in Bb or
F, easily changed with a screwdriver, lacquer finish, all yellow
brass with gold brass leadpipe, includes molded hard case,
made by Jinbao in Tianjin China.  Very good player at 10% of the
cost of a German double Wagner tuba.  We call it a student
model, but we've sold most to working adult musicians.