Yamaha YOB 411 Wood Oboe Serial #003870


Intermediate wood oboe in excellent condition with 85-90% of the original key plating. Minor pitting on some keys, engraved “Yamaha Established in 1887 Japan.” Left-hand F key, warm sound, good intonation. Original case included.

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This Yamaha YOB 411 intermediate wood oboe is in excellent condition with 85-90% or more of the original key plating remaining. There is some light pitting on a couple of the keys.  Please see pictures for details. The serial number on the oboe is “003870”. The engraving on the bell reads “Yamaha Established in 1887 Japan” with “Yamaha” at the top of both body joints and “YOB 411” engraved on the back of the bell. This oboe has the left-hand F key. Please see the photos for the exact key work. It also comes in its original good used condition case. No accessories are included. This oboe has a nice 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 85-90% of the original key plating remains with light player wear touch spots.
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 a combination of newer and older used conditions.
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: Yamaha Established in 1887 Japan (on the bell) Yamaha (at the top of both body joints) YOB 411 (on the back of the bell).
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Additional information

Weight 10 lbs
Dimensions 17 × 11 × 8 in