SCHMID Model ES1, gold brass

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£7,500.00

 

 

OUT ON APPROVAL

 

 

Maker: ENGELBERT SCHMID

 

Model: ES1

 

Serial number: 1288

 

Type: Lacquered gold brass full double in F/Bb or Bb/F.

 

  As with all Schmid double horns, the ingenious design incorporates a detachable 'H' piece on the main tuning slide. When this is removed, the horn is in F# / B natural or B natural / F#.  Another bonus of the Schmid design is that the two main slides can be pulled out far enough to give E/A rather than F/Bb.   Very useful for e.g. the Spohr Octet in E!

 

Detachable 'Medium'  bell flare with nickel silver garland/kranz

 

Water key: TWO 'JoyKeys'

 

Duck's foot

 

Overall condition: Very good, with slight lacquer wear in the

 

expected places.

 

Weight: 2.25 kg

 

Case: Paxman-style flat black fibreglass case by 'Kingham'.

 

Unexpectedly back on the market, this beautiful horn was sold 

to its current owner by Halstead Music about 2.5 years ago.

 

When I had it here I loved it so much that I nearly bought it myself!

 

The horn is housed with its owner in Barkway, Hertfordshire, UK.

 

Contact details can be provided on request.

 

 

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SCHMID Model ES1, gold brass