Instruments for Sale

Last Updated 28/10/19

Used Oboes:

(Please contact me if you would like any pictures of the oboes)

  • B&H ’78’ – plastic bodied starter oboe. Covered plate so suitable for younger players. Cosmetically a little untidy, but plays as it should – £500
  • BUNDY – made by the Selmer Company in the USA and similar to the B&H ’78’. Plays very easily and in lovely condition – £600
  • WARD & WINTERBOURNE TW1a – A lovely wooden-bodied, London made, covered-plate, entry level oboe in very good condition – £650
  • NOBLET – Wooden, French, intermediate oboe in good playing order – £800
  • LARILEE – Nice wooden intermediate oboe. USA made instrument of good quality and sound. Semi-automatic octaves and both trills – £900
  • KREUL – a beautiful example of their thumbplate, open-hole model. Kreuls were famous for their sound quality and ‘extra’ mechanism 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 £1000
  • Ward & WINTERBOURNE TW3a – Similar system to the Howarth S20, this English made oboe is excellent. Plays very freely. – £1200
  • FOSSATI – This lovely, wooden,  dual system intermediate level oboe, offers a lot of extra mechanism and excellent acoustics – for a French made instrument, they are not that common in the UK, but should be – £1300
  • HOWARTH S20c – This is the conservatoire model with added thumb-plate which prepares students for when they progress to a professional system. Quite an early one, but having just been serviced will be a very fine instrument for the intermediate player – £1600
  • BUFFET – A lovely conservatoire Gillet model in very good order – £1800
  •                                                                  Or with added thumbplate – £2000
  • CABART A74 – Loree’s ‘graduate’ model. Once serviced will be superb for the advanced player – £2300
  • FOSSATI – A beautiful example of their professional oboe made in the early 90’s, with, what looks like Mother Of Pearl, inlays on some of the finger plates. This looks and feels lovely – £2500
  • LOREE C+3 – Their professional model with thumbplate and side 3rd octave for the UK market. A beautifull sounding oboe in lovely condition having recently been serviced. – S O L D
  • HOWARTH S5 – A stunning example with gold-plated keys. Ex Malcolm Messiter – S O L D

Used Cors Anglais

  • HOWARTH S3 – A beautiful cor – dual system open-hole (only two, the ‘A’ finger and the ‘D’ finger) – S O L D