Buffet Crampon Wood Oboe Serial #3412

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This is a beautiful instrument for a professional player or an advanced student. Impeccable condition, professionally adjusted for optimal play. No cracks or repairs. Stunning grain. Professional features include left-hand F, split D, and F resonance keys. New ProTec replacement case.


This Buffet Crampon wood oboe with left-hand F is in fantastic condition and will make a great instrument for a professional or an advanced student. It has just come back from the shop where it was adjusted so it plays great. There are no cracks or repairs to the wood or tenons of this oboe. There is little to no player wear on the keys. The grain on this oboe is beautiful and worth noting as well. Please see pictures for details. The serial number on this oboe is “3412”.  The engraving on the bell reads “Buffet Crampon & Cie A Paris Made in France”.  The engraving on the top of both body joints reads “Buffet Crampon & Cie A Paris”. This is a professional oboe with all of the extra trill keys, the split D key, the F resonance key and the left-hand F key. Please see the photos for exact key work.  It comes in a new ProTec replacement case. This oboe has an open warm sound and the intonation is good throughout the horn. It plays easily up and down the register.

Additional Information:
Instrument Condition: The overall physical condition of this used instrument is excellent.
Playing Condition: This instrument is currently in excellent playing condition.
The Key Plating: Approximately 95%+ of the original key plating remains.
The Body: The body is wood.
Condition of the Tenons: Very light general wear.
Player Wear: Very light general wear (minor if any surface imperfections).
The Bell: Very light general wear (minor if any surface imperfections).
Pad Condition: The pads are in older used condition.
The Accessories: No reed, neck strap or other accessories are included.
The Stand: Not included.
The Case: Good used condition (General wear with some edge wear and visible surface scratches).
Engraving: Buffet Crampon & Cie A Paris Made in France (on the bell) Buffet Crampon & Cie A Paris (on both body joints).
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Additional information

Weight 10 lbs
Dimensions 17 × 13 × 8 in