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Ray Farr 7” Bell Flugel - SIGNATURE Model

If you pay using PayPal you can spread the cost over 3 Months at £600 a Month Interest Free

 

Discount Prices

In Bright Silver Plate with 24 Carat Gold Trim or Bright Silver Plate Throughout, Direct from the Factory Discount Price £1,800 payable by Credit Card, Debit Card or PayPal. With PayPal, you have the choice of paying by 3 Monthly Payments of £600 per Month, Interest Free.

 

All Instruments come complete with a Tom & Wil fully protective Gig Bag and a Ray Farr CELEB Mouthpiece.

 

Our Ray Farr "Signature" 7-inch Bell Flugel Horn has the Bell on the left-hand side

 

As with a Cornet or Trumpet, it provides comfort in holding the instrument and because of this, the hand of course does not touch the Bell, enabling much greater sound projection. 

 

Like our Traditional Flugel, our Signature Flugel has the most amazing sound and intonation, with even greater projection, blending perfectly with the Cornet and Horn sections and soaring impressively in solos. 

 

That Amazing Sound

 

Hear the fine intonation and beautiful sound generated by our unique 7” Bell design and listen to Atlantic Brass Band (US Champions) and their wonderful Flugel player, Jack Deal, in his rendition of Peter Graham’s “Meditation” from their CD METROPOLIS, played on a Ray Farr 7” Bell Flugel. Sound and Intonation beyond compare . . . .

 

 

 

 

 

 

2023 Area Contest Velvet Comment

 

In the Midlands Area this year, the comment in the Champion Section about Gresley Colliery’s Flugel player’s solo in Red Priest was . . . “Like velvet”.

2024 Area Contest enthusiastic "We Won" Comments!

Gillian with City of Bristol Brass said "We won the 1st Section and I used my new Ray Farr Signature Flugel in the winning performance" YES!!!! And Paul from Northop in the Welsh 1st Section too! There were two other Ray Farr Flugels in winning performances, with high quality of tone and intonation regularly mentioned.

 

Case & Mouthpiece

 

Our Signature Flugel comes with a very protective Tom & Will Gig bag in Blue Cordura, a Ray Farr "CELEB" Model Mouthpiece in 24 Carat Gold plate, Polishing Clothe and Valve Oil.

 

Finishes – Your Choice

 

Finish options are Bright Silver Plate with 24 Carat Gold Trim, Bright Silver Plate Throughout or 24 Carat Gold Plate throughout.

Manufacturing

 

We are currently working on a 2 week lead-time from Order through to Delivery for our Signature Flugels.

Delivery & Shipping Costs

Free delivery anywhere in the UK.

 

For Scandinavia, Switzerland and Europe it's £64 and for the US, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, China, South Korea and the Far East it's  £193 via FEDEX, DHL and other Carriers. The average Shipping time is 5 days from our factory to your door.

2 Weeks Trial - The BEST way to try an Instrument before deciding to Buy

A very big part of our service worldwide is the Without Obligation 2 Week Try at Home and at Band facility. You can try the Flugel at home, band practice and concerts, just to make sure it is the right instrument for you. If for any reason it's not for you, just return the Flugel to us for a Full Refund, including your return Postage cost. We'll refund within 24 hours of us receiving it. Nothing to lose and everything to gain our customers tell us!

 

Select your Ray Farr SIGNATURE 7" Bell Flugel to try at Home and in Band here . . . . .

 

Ray Farr Signature Flugel

Technical Information

Proudly designed and made in UK Imperial inches and thousandths of an inch.

 

Valves: - Bottom sprung Monel Valves honed to 0.0002” (two ten-thousandths of an inch) on Diameter.

 

Bore: - The Diameter through the Valves is 0.429”.

 

Bell: -  Our unique 7” Diameter Copper/Zinc Alloy and Conical Bell Flair made on our own Mandrel is acoustically inexorably linked to the Ray Farr Flugel’s exacting intonation in all registers and its much-acclaimed sound projection.  Zoe, ex-Black Dyke's comments when she reviewed a Ray Farr Flugel for The British Bandsman were  "The intonation is the best that I have ever played, which I feel the other leading Flugels haven’t mastered yet” say it all.

 

Trigger: - An adjustable 3rd Valve Trigger is fitted as standard. We, humans, are all built differently of course so we've designed a malleable brass 3rd Valve Trigger that you can move to the most comfortable playing position for you.

 

Right-hand Finger Hook on our Signature Models: - Also for added playing comfort, we've designed a Right-hand Finger Hook that is fully adjustable in any direction, radially and laterally. It's unique and applauded by our customers.

 

Mouthpiece Shank: - Our specially designed Jarno Taper  Shank suits the larger taper USA, Japanese & the Denis Wick "L" Flugel Mouthpieces (2FL, 3FL & 4FL) and  Medium Shank tapers for Denis Wick Flugel Mouthpieces without an "L" (2F, 3F & 4F) enabling you to use any make or type of mouthpiece you like with a Ray Farr Flugel.

 

Waterkeys: - Main, 1st and 3rd "Proper" Lever Waterkeys fitted as standard.

 

Instrument Protection: -  For 7" Bell Signature Flugels we include a very protective Tom & Will Gig bag, finished in blue Cordura. It has a strong padded plywood support for the Bell, a soft handle, a wide shoulder strap, adjustable deluxe rucksack straps and two zipped Accessory pockets.  The Gig bag is the correct size for cabin baggage on all airlines and can be taken on-board.

 

Mouthpiece: - We manufacture and supply the Ray Farr "Celeb" Model Flugel Mouthpiece with each instrument.

 

Personalised Serial Number: - The instrument’s Serial Number/Reference location is known only to us and the customer and is secretly engraved in a non-visible location so it can't be found and removed by a crook if stolen. When making your instrument, we can personalise and engrave a unique Serial Number/Reference of your choice up to 14 digits/letters, as long as it is not currently on another Ray Farr Flugel.

 

Free Option: - Lyre Box in any position to suit you and your focal length.

 

Valve Oil: - We recommend and supply a bottle of the fabulous  "La Tromba Special T2" valve oil - seriously fast!

Warranty

 

Ray Farr Flugels have eighty-eight component parts and every part is guaranteed for Three Years from the date of your instrument purchase.

Also guaranteed for Three Years is the high-quality Craftsmanship and Plating - very few manufacturers offer a Three Year Plating and Lacquer guarantee, but we do.

Component Parts

 

From the Bell to the smallest of Waterkey Screws, all component parts are stocked at the workshop in quantity so if ever your Ray Farr Flugel is accidentally damaged, we can repair it and fit replacement parts within five working days of receiving your instrument and return it to you by hand.

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