Geyer Schmidt Double Horn – Serial #: N/A

$7,000.00

A Schmidt-style professional model double French horn in F/Bb.

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CUSTOMIZATION OPTIONS

Customizing your horn will void the 7-day trial period. Your instrument will be non-returnable and non-refundable. Please allow three additional business days for the customization process.

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Description

This Geyer Schmidt is a great find! It features an Engelbert Schmid-compatible bell ring and valve rebuild performed by Ron Pinc in 2008.

According to Milan Yancich in his 1983 article in the International Horn Society’s The Horn Call XIV no.1, Mr. Geyer believed the Schmidt horn to be the best designed horn ever made, in part due to the curve of the lead pipe through the B-flat valve.

This horn lends itself to smooth slurs and has a beautiful, sweet sound.  Ergonomically, the piston thumb may provide an adjustment to some players who are used to a traditional lever.  However, a simple addition of a flipper, hand guard, or visit with the experts in our repair shop can help maximize efficiency.

 

Specifications

Type

Double Horn F/Bb

Body

Yellow Brass

Bell

Yellow Brass, Spun

Bell Size

Medium

Bell Type

Detachable 

Finish

Unlacquered 

Lever Action

String; Thumb piston valve

Leadpipe

Yellow Brass-Ron Pinc; original leadpipe included

Bore Size

11.9 mm (.468")

Valve Rotors

Solid Brass

Valve Casing

Yellow Brass

Number of Valves

4

Finger Hook

None

Thumb Lever

Thumb piston valve

Hand Rest

None

Water Keys

1, standard-style

Weight

TBD

Mouthpiece

None

Case

MB1 Detachable Bell case

Additional information

Weight6 lbs
Dimensions23 × 15 × 13 in

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