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Specialist Oboe Repairs - Reedmaker

Instruments for Sale ___________________________________________ Last Updated 18/9/17

Used Oboes:

         (To see an image of the oboe, click on its  icon) - more pictures to follow soon.


  •          BUESCHER - Plastic bodied, made by Selmer (same instument as Bundy). Good playing order, some cosmetic wear - £550
  •          BUNDY - excellent, plastic bodied, silver plated, thumbplate system, starter oboe - £600
  •          BUFFET ARTIST 4121 - A lovely wooden-bodied entry level oboe in very good condition - £600
  •  Linton - £800 LINTON - covered plate intermediate dual-system oboe in very good condition. Synthetic body - but you wouldn't know, either from the way it looks, feels or plays - £800
  •         BUNDY - wooden bodied intermediate instrument with both trills and semi-automatic octaves. A good alternative to the Howarth S20 for just - S O L D
  •         LARILEE - Nice wooden intermediate oboe. USA made instrument of good quality and sound. Semi-automatic octaves and both trills - £900
  • Ward & Winterbourne TW3A - £1100  WARD & WINTERBOURNE TW3A - their covered-plate intermediate oboe of their usual quality. A very similar system to the Howarth S20 - S O L D
  •         HOWARTH S2 - Recently serviced and in lovely condition. This is the model that gave Howarth their popularity. Same as the S1, but with semi-auto octaves - £1200
  •         KREUL - a beautiful example of their thummplate, open-hole model. Kreuls were famous for their sound quality and 'extra' machansim as standard eg left hand C#. This one has got it all. Still used by some top players in major orchestras, this 1970's/80's oboe will make someone very happy at £1400
  •         HOWARTH S20 - The most successful intermediate oboe ever made . This one is about 20 years old but has had little use - S O L D
  •         HOWARTH S20 - As above, but I need to give this a good service before I can offer it for sale. Then it will be - £1600
  •         CABART A74 - The graduate model made by Loree favoured by many for the clean, even tone and comfort in the hands. This one is no exception and will be a super instrument for someone of the standard of the higher grades. (Will be ready once serviced) - £2300
  •         HOWARTH S5 - A very lovely early example of this model. I am not allowed to describe the keywork as 'solid silver' as there are no assay marks............. - £2500
  •         PUCHNER 33E - Their professional model with thumbplate and side 3rd octave for the UK market. A beautifull sounding oboe in lovely condition. £3500            

Used Cors Anglais

  • LOUIS ARTIST - Italian made 'Gillet' system cor. Plays well but I need to service it first - £2000


  •         MIRAFONE - A very nice (and hence well used) bassoon by the Kreul company. Good playing order with high 'D' key. One crook and back-pack type case. - S O L D



New Oboes:  

  •  I have excellent trading relations with the major supliers and makers. Most new instruments can be available within a few days. Please contact me with any requirements.