REYNOLDS CONTEMPORA

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£1,190.00

 

Maker: REYNOLDS

Model: 'Contempora'

Type: F/Bb full double

Bell throat size: medium-large

Alloy: yellow brass

Bell flare: fixed

Valve compression: good.

Visual/ cosmetic condition: very good for its age; there are just a few small scratches, worn lacquer in the usual places, and minor surface blemishes that have no effect on the horn’s excellent playing qualities.

Water key: conventional type, on the leadpipe.

Case: original Reynolds 'suitcase'; quite heavy, very protective.

Weight: 2.57 kg

Further details: A very good example of this ‘classic’  very free-

blowing double horn.  It plays evenly and sensitively over the

whole range.

 

Several years ago the  London Philharmonic Orchestra's horn

section played Reynolds 'Contempora' instruments, both yellow

brass and nickel silver.

 

NB: The horn is currently housed with its owner in West Sussex; contact information can be provided on request.

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REYNOLDS CONTEMPORA