Holton LB-77 For Sal

For Sale
Price: US$ 8,000 8000. US$
Contact Dr. Joe Wilson Neisler
Professor of Horn Emeritus, 1985-2015
Illinois State University
Formerly Principal Horn
Peoria Symphony Orchestra, Opera Illinois
Added 2023-08-22 11:46:53
Modified 2023-11-19 20:18:49
Created by


Philip Farkas’s Personal Horn for Sale
This unique 1964 Frank Holton Model LB-77 horn was made in Elkhorn, Wisconsin for my mentor and teacher, Philip Farkas, the former Solo Horn of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony and Cleveland Orchestra. The LB-77 is a forerunner to the Holton LB77NS which later became the Holton H179.

1964, Frank Holton Model LB77, Serial # 375975   

Purchased directly from my teacher Philip Farkas in 1980.

Bore .468, Alloy: Nickel Silver, Fixed bell, Medium Throat, Clear Lacquer Finish is worn

Water keys on leadpipe and 3rd B flat valve slide.  Paxman hard shell black case.  

Played Professionally.  Condition: Excellent

Photo #5 Documents Joe Neisler playing this Holton LB-77, in the 1986 Indiana University Festival Orchestra, as 3rd Horn to Principal Horn Philip Farkas.

For more information on the LB77 model visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holton-Farkas

For more information, Private Message Seller Joe Wilson Neisler via Messenger

Dr. Joe Wilson Neisler,  jneisler@ilstu.edu

Professor of Horn Emeritus, 1985-2015, Illinois State University

Formerly Principal Horn, Peoria Symphony Orchestra, Opera Illinois



Price: $8,000. USD

Specific details

Model Holton LB-77, Philip Farkas' Personal Horn
Serial Number 375975
Alloy Nickel Silver
Bell Fixed
Lacquer Clear Lacquer Finish is worn
Case Paxman hard shell black case
Condition Excellent
Extras Water keys on leadpipe and 3rd B flat valve slide.


Jackson, TN, USA, 38305
Map location might not be exact

Ad details

Expires never expire