This Schreiber Wood Bassoon Serial #17787 is in excellent condition. It has just come from the shop where it was cleaned, adjusted, and repadded so it plays great. There is 95% of the original silver plating left on the keys with light wear to a few touch spots. It has plastic lined tone holes and standard key work (no high D or E). The tenons and boot are all in good condition and there are no cracks to the bell ring. There are some light scratches to the body but overall the body is fantastic shape without any cracks or evidence of major repairs. Please see photos for more details. The serial number is “17787”and can be found on the bottom of the bell, all three joints, and the boot cap. The bell reads “Shreiber+Sohne Made in Germany Nanheim”. It comes with a “F.E. Shreiber&Sohne Germany 3”. It also comes in a replacement case in excellent condition and with the original crutch. This Schreiber Basson has a great warm sound and beautiful overtones.
*Note: If the serial number begins with “isi” this means we were unable to locate or read the original serial number and therefore it was assigned an automatically generated serial number from our system.