This Jupiter JHR-852 two tone double french horn is in excellent condition with 98%+ of its lacquered finish remaining. There is some scratching to the lacquer on the inside of the bell. The bell edge has a little bit of a wave to it and into the throat of the bell you can feel that it is slightly out of round. There is a spot of dent removal moving from the bell up into the outside bow. You can feel where the dent removal has been slightly over corrected. The first valve paddle has a slight wiggle to it. Please see pictures for more details. The serial number on the french horn is “B01176”. The bell engraving reads “Jupiter”. The engraving on the mouthpiece receiver reads “JHR-852 Taiwan”. This french horn comes in a good used condition Jupiter case. No mouthpiece is included. The valves are working well. The slides are super easy to pull. This is a great playing double french horn! The horn plays great up and down with a warm round sound.
Instrument Condition: The overall physical condition of this used instrument is very good to excellent.
Playing Condition: This instrument is currently in very good playing condition.
It has approximately 98%+ of the lacquered finish.
It has approximately 98%+ of the rose brass lead pipe finish.
Player Wear: Light general wear (possible surface scratches and/or minor dents/dings).
Valve Condition: All the valves are in good working condition and all of the tuning slides are loose.
Lead Pipe Condition: Light general wear (possible surface scratches and/or minor dents/dings).
Outside Bell Bow Condition: Light dent in the outside bow
The Bell: Minor dents and dings and minor bell edge damage.
The Mouthpiece: No Mouthpiece is included, or other accessories.
The Case: Good used condition (General wear with some edge wear and visible surface scratches).
Engraving: Jupiter (on the bell) JHR-52 Taiwan (on the mouthpiece receiver).
*Note: We do offer private appointments to test our high end quality instruments, please contact us to schedule an appointment.