John Packer JP172 Eb Tenor Horn

  • 102025
JP172 Tenor Horn Lacquer CUTOUT reduced




John Packer JP172 Eb Tenor Horn

Code: 102024,102025

The JP172 is a great choice for beginners of all ages. A popular choice for student and training bands, the JP172 offers a fantastic level of performance for a student price. This model comes recommended by Mark Armstrong (formally of Grimethorpe, Fodens and Black Dyke Band).

Unique benefits

Designed specially to aid students achieve a strong sound, the JP172 offers players a free blowing and responsive playing experience with excellent intonation. Described by Mark Armstrong as having a "great feel that promotes reassurance and stability throughout", the JP172 features monel piston valves for smooth action and 4 water keys for easy cleaning and maintenance.

Product benefits


  • Model: JP172, JP172S
  • Key: Eb
  • Bell Size: Yellow Brass - 203.2mm (8")
  • Valves: Piston 3
  • Bore: Medium 11.65mm (0.459")
  • Water Key: Lever 4
  • Body: Yellow Brass
  • Finish: Lacquer (JP172)
  • Finish: Silver Plated (JP172S)
  • Lyre Box: Yes
  • Mouthpiece: JP 3
  • Weight W/O case: 1.7Kg (3lb 12oz)
  • Weight with case: 5.9Kg (13lb)
  • Boxed weight: 7.2Kg (15lb 14oz)


John Packer JP172 review

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The instrument has a great feel that promotes reassurance and stability throughout. The engineering of the instrument has been well thought out and has been ergonomically designed to promote good posture resulting in a free blowing instrument, ideal for the intermediate or beginner

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Supplied with

The JP172 is supplied with a hard plastic case. Also included is a JP 3 mouthpiece, a bottle of Ultra Pure valve oil and a maintenance guide with advice to help keep your instrument in perfect order.

Product supplied