This oboe is in beautiful shape! There is light general player wear on the oboe. It has 90%+ of the key plating remaining and the keys have a good polish to them. The cork on the tenon for the upper joint could stand to be replaced and it did not seem to impact playability in its current condition. Please see pictures for details. The serial number is “4037” making this a 1987 oboe. The engraving on the bell reads “Renard by Fox Artist Model”. It comes with a good used condition case, please note the inside of the case could stand to be re-glued. It has a beautiful tone and plays wonderfully up and down. If you are looking for an excellent playing oboe this is the one for you!
Instrument Condition: The overall physical condition of this used instrument is good to very good.
Playing Condition: This instrument is currently in very good to excellent playing condition.
The Key Plating: 90%+ of the original key plating remains and they have a good polish.
The Body: Plastic.
Condition or damage to the Tenons: Light general wear (standard player and age wear). The tenon on the top joint could use a new cork but it seems to be sealing fine as it is currently.
Player Wear: Light general wear (possible light surface scratches and/or minor dents and dings).
The Bell: Light general wear (possible light surface scratches and/or minor dents and dings).
Pad Condition: Good used pads throughout.
The Reed: No reeds or accessories are included.
The Stand: If pictured, not included.
The Case: Good used condition (General wear with some edge wear and visible surface scratches) the inside of the case could stand to be re-glued.
Engraving: Renard by Fox Artist Model (on the bell).
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