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Fox - MODEL 555
Model: MODEL 555
SKU: 62382
Serial: 2347
Quantity Available: 1
Condition: Used

Phone: (204) 284-8992

Sale Price: $7695.00
Original Price: $9195.00


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Renard Artist Model 555 English Horn

The Model 555 is known for its ease of playing, stability and durability. This english horn is the perfect choice for students, schools and doublers who require a high quality, reliable instrument.

The instrument is made with a high quality plastic resin body with a bore hand reamed and finished by Fox craftsmen. It includes silver plated posts, bands and bell ring, stainless steel arbors and wire springs, nickel silver keys with 18% nickel silver hinge tubing and heavy silver plating. Outfitted with full conservatory system (including left hand F key) with the exception of the split ring E(flat)-E trill key and A(flat)-B(flat) adjustment mechanism. Finished with cork pads on low C and above and Teflon tipped stainless steel adjusting screws. Each instrument is individually hand tuned to A-440 pitch at 72 F, with maximum resonance and projection.

Features
* High-quality plastic resin body
* Silver-plated posts, bands, and bell ring
* Stainless steel arbors and wire springs
* Silver-plated keys
* Teflon-tipped stainless steel adjusting screws
* High-quality cork pads on low C and above
* High-quality bladder pad on low B key

Standard Keywork
* Modified conservatory key system handmade in the United States
* Split plate half hole
* B tab
* Ab-Bb trill key
* G#-A trill key
* F# key tab
* Left hand F key
* F resonance mechanism
* Assembly key with C-D and B-C♯ trills
* Low C-C♯ trill key
* Articulated C♯ mechanism
* Open hole A, E and D keys
* Thumb rest with ring

Accessories
* Two XL bocals, Lengths 2 & 3
* Hand-made integral case
* Three-reed case with reed
* Silk swab
* Cork grease