Historic and Collectors

The instruments on this page are of interest to collectors and lovers of historic instruments. They are sold as seen and have not been serviced. Some are not currently playable and others are. They can be supplied fully serviced at extra cost, depending on the condition of the instrument. I am happy to discuss your requirements.

Buffet French System Bassoon c.1955

In excellent playing order … more

Renaissance Dulcian

A copy of a 2 keyed Bass Linz dulcian … more

Original Alfred W. Morton Bassoon, London, 1827-1898

Morton was reputed to be a bassoon maker looked upon as … more

Mystery Baroque / Early Classical Bassoon

No stamp, no known maker … more

Wolf Classical / Early Romantic ‘Grenser’ Bassoon

A copy of a 9 keyed bassoon by Heinrich Grenser … more

Rare! Orchestral Pair of Clarinets by E.J. Albert, Brussels

His workshop was established in 1895 and continued … more

d’Almaine Clarinet

Clarinet in B flat, boxwood with ivory rings and five brass keys … more

Clarinet in B flat by John Pask, London

Stamped 48 Strand London, which dates the instrument to 1842-47. 13 keys, each individually hallmarked sterling silver … more

A. Abbate Cor Anglais

Original Cor Anglais in cocuswood (?) stamped ‘A. Abbate e figlio Napoli’ dating from c. 1890 … more

Loree Oboe

Dual system Gillette and Thumbplate, automatic octaves with 1-2-3 conservatoire, left hand F and C sharp, side B flat … more

Loree Oboe

Louis Cor Anglais c. late 1930s

A beautiful example of a very late instrument from this famous English firm. Blackwood with silver plated keys … more

Louis Cor Anglais c. late 1930s

Louis Oboe 532 c. late 1930s

A beautiful example of a very late instrument from this famous English firm. Blackwood with silver plated keys … more

Louis Oboe 532 c. late 1930s

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