F/Bb Full Double French Horn Holton H181
Waldhorn Holton H181.
All Holton Farkas horns feature compack feel and sound. This H181 produces a darker sound due to the Bronze bell which also adds overtones to the sound. This horn can be played at all dynamics without the brassy edge that can blight a performance.
All Holton French Horns, including the single and double models, feature valve rotors that are tapered. This is so that as the valve wears, it automatically seats itself. This includes the bearing surfaces axles on each end of the valve and the bearing plates. All Holton French Horn bells are made with overlapped seams. This is much more durable than one made with a butt seam. It also produces a better tone and timbre. This is one of the outstanding characteristics on which Holton USA French Horns developed its reputation.