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  I found this brass hunting horn or foxhorn in a local thrift store a few years ago; I played slide trombone and trumpet/flugelhorn for many years back in the 1960's-1980's and was instantly captivated with this instrument. The mouthpiece appears permanently affixed to the instrument and the portion below the mouthpiece is engraved "England."  I would have expected that this might have also been engraved with the maker's name so this might have been designed strictly as a decorative item.  In terms of size the circular portion measures just over 12 inches in diameter; I paid about $24.50 for this beauty.  We have a few wild foxes in the mountain area where I live but they're not subject to being hunted.

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There are tons of them.  Made mainly for decorative purposes, but many can be played.  Most seem to be made in India, but none of them indicated a specific maker.  Yours is nice, shiny and well-made...enjoy.


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