Instruments for Sale

Last Updated 16/10/18

Used Oboes:

(Pictures to follow soon).

  • BUFFET 4120 – the forerunner to the 4121 – This one is silver plated and plays very easily – £550
  • HOWARTH ‘B’ MODEL – probably the most populat starter oboe ever sold. Made by Orsi of Milan and finished by Howarths. Always an excellent entry level instrument – £550
  • BUNDY – excellent, plastic bodied, silver plated, thumbplate system, starter oboe – SOLD
  • BUFFET ARTIST 4121 – A lovely wooden-bodied entry level oboe in very good condition – £650
  • LARILEE – Nice wooden intermediate oboe. USA made instrument of good quality and sound. Semi-automatic octaves and both trills – £900
  • YAMAHA 421 – Wooden, intermediate oboe. Has the advantage of being conservatoire with thumbplate along with a 3rd octave key and left-hand F. Will be serviced prior to sale – Sold
  • 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 £1400
  • BUFFET – A lovely conservatoire Gillet model in very good order – £1800
  • Or with added thumbplate – £2000
  • 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. – SOLD
  • RIGOUTAT RIEC – Their graduate model featuring the full acoustics of their professional ‘Classique’ model. A lot of oboe for £2500
  • 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 having just been serviced. – SOLD
  • HOWARTH S5 – A stunning example with gold-plated keywork. Ex Malcolm Messiter – £3000

Used Cors Anglais

  • WARD & WINTERBOURNE DE3A – An excellent covered-plate cor aimed at the intermediate level player. These, thumplate only, cors make an excellent sound and are very reliable – £1900
  • HOWARTH S3 – A beautiful instrument – dual system open-hole (only two) system – £2600

New Oboes:

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