Holton H280 Farkas Series Screw Bell Double Horn

A rich and resonant orchestral instrument.

Same as the H180 with detachable bell. Free-blowing horn with rich and resonant intonation. Bell and branch are made of a special brass alloy for slightly darker tonal coloring. Good projection. Model H180 is an excellent orchestral horn with dark sound and bright overtones.

Holton horns offer an alternative in design that creates a great experience for the young or advanced players. This Farkas model offers independent tuning for convenience allowing the player to tune the Bb side of the horn seperately from the F side.

This Farkas Wrap horn offers a large throat yellow brass bell with nickel silver inner and outer slides. In addition, the Holton Farkas horns all feature an independent tuning slide for the Bb side of the instrument for convenience. Holton horns also feature tapered rotors which create longevity for the instrument.


KeyF/Bb-Bb/F-Tuning, reversible. Separate Bb-tuning slide
Bore.468" (11.89mm)
BellDetachable screw 12.25" Large Throat, Nickel Silver. 310 venturi of nickel silver. Noiseless string action, short stroke with stainless steel spring.
RotorsHand Lapped, Tapered
MaterialNickel Silver
CaseDeluxe Harshell.
ExtrasLightweight Nickel Silver valves, string action, water key.