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French Horn Gig Bag Fixed Bell


These are the same french horn bags that date back to the 1970s.  You are guaranteed protection in these stylish gig bags with our high-density foam and huge YKK zippers. Long lasting, durable, and gorgeous!

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This French horn gig bag is built to last, while protecting your instrument in the most classy way imaginable. Glenn’s original style bag was designed to be super easy to use, and works as a backpack French horn gig bag. In leather or Cordura, this French horn case represents an amazing value that will survive decades of faithful service.

Want backpack straps for your French Horn Fixed Bell Bag? You want the Gusseted Version.

NOTE: Most Cronkhite orders are cut and sewn after the order is made. If you need a rush, be sure to check with us first.


  • An inch of high-density / high resilience foam surrounds your French horn.
  • Choose leather for about 30% more impact protection.
  • The exterior is made from either a top quality leather, or the best US-made genuine Cordura fabrics.


  • This bag is famously known to last for decades without issues.
  • We use huge #10 YKK main zippers.
  • Solid brass rivets and T138 polyester threads for longevity.
  • Real leather binding won’t crack like our competitors’ bags.
  • We use only the highest quality brass-plated steel hardware.


  • One fixed bell French horn.


  • 2 inch wide shoulder strap.
  • 2 fixed straps turn this into a sturdy and comfortable backpack French horn gig bag.
  • One zippered side pocket for convenient storage.


  • This is the original Glenn Cronkhite design that dates back to the 1970s!
  • It features perfect portability in a lightweight bag for easy transport wherever you are headed.
  • At 3 pounds, you can’t go wrong!


  • We use only the finest top grain leathers. Choose from smooth black, a deep chocolate brown, cinnamon, canyon sunrise, badlands, or a stylish British tan.
  • Our nylons are US-made genuine Cordura, which is one of the most durable fabrics ever invented. Its abrasive strength is unmatched, and is almost always considered “Military Spec,” when others aren’t good enough.


  • 6 pound 8 ounces in leather or  pounds,  ounces nylon (3 kilo leather,  kilo nylon), 28 inches long x 16 tall x 14 wide (71 x 40.5 x 35.5 cm).

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  • Students and professionals who want the original (and still the best!) gig bag for carrying a french horn.

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 28 × 10 × 10 in

1000D Cordura, Leather


Smooth Black Leather, Chocolate Brown Leather, Badlands Leather, Canyon Sunrise Leather, British Tan Leather, Cinnamon Leather, Black Cordura, Brown Cordura, Red Cordura, Burgundy Cordura, Dark Blue Cordura, Forest Green Cordura, Grey Cordura, Tan Cordura


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