John Packer JP173 Baritone
Student Instrument made to the highest of standards.The JP173 MKII is a free blowing and durable Bb Baritone Horn perfect for students and training bands. A completely redesigned valve block has revolutionised this MKII version resulting in a more reliable instrument, vastly superior to many competitors within the same price bracket. Using nylon valve guides, perfectly aligned with a CNC cut channel, the new JP173 MKII valve block will give years of quiet and enjoyable service without the need for ongoing maintenance. A favourite amongst education authorities and music services, the JP173 MKII Bb Baritone Horn provides a exceptionally high performance to cost ratio providing a high component specification with an affordable price tag.
The JP173 MKII Bb Baritone Horn is constructed from attractive yellow brass throughout and features a large 8" bell for great sound projection and a .504" bore. 3 waterkeys and bottom sprung monel valves help keep the instrument in a smooth and free working order whilst other features such as the addition of a lyre box and bell ring give the instrument that professional feel.
The JP173 MKII is supplied with a well-designed and attractively styled lightweight case as well as a JP Mouthpiece. The case includes a large external storage pocket providing sufficient space for sheet music and accessories.
All JP Instruments are covered by a comprehensive 2 year warranty against manufacturing defects. Please note this does not cover aesthetic or finish faults. For full terms & conditions visit the JP Musical Instruments website.
- Key: Bb
- Body: Yellow brass
- Bore: 0.504" (12.80mm)
- Bell: 8" (203.20mm)
- Valves: Bottom sprung monel valves (nylon valves guides)
- Waterkeys: 3
- Finishes: Lacquer (JP173), Silverplate (JP173S)
- Additional features: Open wrap layout
- Supplied with: JP mouthpiece, Lightweight case, Ultra-Pure professional valve oil