John Packer JP263 Rath Compensating Bb/F French Horn - Advance
Michael Rath is highly regarded for his trombone designs, but what is less well known is that he spent ten years working with Paxman’s making French Horns. The JP263Rath Bb/F French Horn is constructed from high grade 80:20 brass throughout and includes an exclusive Rath design leadpipe. In addition, a compensating system allowing access to both Bb and F sides of the instrument. Mechanical (ball & socket) linkage and neoprene valve bumpers, usually reserved for more expensive French Horns.
John Packer JP261D Rath Double Bb/F French Horn - Advance
The JP261D RATH is a full double Bb/F French Horn with a detachable bell which enables the instrument to be more portable and packs away into a smaller case. Featuring an exclusively designed Rath leadpipe and Geyer style layout this horn has very little resistance and is very free-blowing throughout the whole register. The thumb lever, finger hook and ducks foot can all be adjusted to ensure a comfortable hand position thus making it ideal for younger players looking for a full double horn.
John Packer JP261 Rath Double Bb/F French Horn - Advance
The JP261 RATH is a full double Bb/F French Horn featuring an exclusively designed Rath leadpipe and Geyer style layout which results in an instrument which has very little resistance and is very free-blowing throughout the whole register.
John Packer JP164 Double Bb/F French Horn - Student
The JP164 is a Kruspe style student to mid-range double french horn ideal for those looking for an affordable Bb/F double. The instrument is free-blowing across the entire range and comes in an attractive lacquer finish. The adjustable finger hook and ducks foot make it ideal to suit any size hands including younger players.
John Packer JP165 Single F French Horn - Student
The JP165 is a full-size single F French Horn, ideal for adult students and those looking to start learning on a full-size French Horn. This lightweight instrument is perfect for students whose teachers recommend learning on a single rather than a double French Horn.