The firm of musical instrument builder Hirsbrunner (Sumiswald, Berner Overland, Switzerland) was mainly known for it’s tubas. In the 18th and 19th century, they build all kinds of wind instruments. Among which at least two natural horns. One in the Bern museum and this one for sale here.
It’s a beautifully made horn, plays nicely. It has an E flat crook.
price 4000 euro
3 July 2018