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Dark stained boxwood oboe with two brass keys, signed "KUSDER / LONDON" on all joints, made c.1780. Length 58.7cm.
In very good original condition. Recently re-padded.

Price £5100.00
Instrument #437

Boxwood oboe with ivory bands and ten brass keys, signed "GAUTROT / AINE / A PARIS" made c.1850. Length 56.0cm.
In good original condition with two repaired cracks in ivory bell ring. Recently repadded.

Price £2700.00
Instrument #440

Ebony oboe with silver keywork, signed "BREVETÉ / (treble clef) / NONON / PARIS" made c.1855. length 6.0cm. An example of Jacques Nonon's 1854 Patent.
Recently repadded. One repaired crack in bell and one short (0.7cm long) repaired hairline crack in upper joint. A beautifully made elegant oboe in very good original condition, the name stamps retain the original gilding.

Price £6500.00
Instrument #441
References
French Patent No.18957 dated 4th March 1854 taken out by Jacques Nonon. "Pour des perfectionnements apportés dans la disposition des instruments de musique en bois"

Dark stained boxwood oboe with german silver keywork, signed "O.MOENNIG / LEIPZIG" made c.1900. Length 56.7cm.
Needs repad to be playable. Repaired crack in upper joint, extra touch on upper joint removed.

Price £900.00
Instrument #443

Cocuswood oboe with german silver keywork, signed "F.J.LEES" made in the second half of the 19th century. Length 55.8cm.
In good original condition, needs repad to be playable.

Price £250.00
Instrument #445

Cocuswood "Système 5" oboe with maillechort keywork, signed "BREVETTE / (tower) / TRIEBERT / A PARIS" made c.1870. Length 59.5cm.
In very good original condition.

Price £900.00
Instrument #446

African blackwood oboe with german silver keywork, signed "Adler & Co" made by Oscar Adler in Markneukirchenc.1900. Length 56.6.
In good original condition, needs overhaul to be playable.

Price £450.00
Instrument #448

Cocuswood oboe with german silver keywork, signed "(crown) / Heckel / Biebrich / (crown) / D.R.G.M. No.94810" made c.1900. Length 55.8cm.
In original condition, a little worn. Needs overhaul to be playable. An example of the Patent taken out by Wilhelm Heckel in 1898. "Vorrichtung für Klappen und Gabel-F für Oboen und Englischhörner"

Price £2500.00
Instrument #451

African blackwood (?) oboe with maillechort keywork, signed "MARGUERITAT / 21 BD BONNE NOUVELLE / PARIS" made c.1890. Length 55.8CM. In original fitted wooden case with reedbox (empty)
In good original condition, needs repad to be playable.

Price £800.00
Instrument #452
References
"No 476 HAUTBOIS 13 clefs, 2 anneau" illustrated in "MARGUERITAT CATALOGUE DES OUVRAGES & INSTRUMENTS DE MUSIQUE ANNEE 1902" showing exactly this model.

African blackwood oboe with german silver keywork, unsigned but made by G.H.Hüller in Schöneck (Vogtl.) c.1937. Length 59.0cm. In original fitted case with reed box with two reeds.
In very good original condition.

Price £600.00
Instrument #453
References
Model "Nr.1721 / deutsche Griffweise / Oboen in C" from Catalogue of G.H.Hüller c.1935 with added gold medal details won by them in the Paris Exposition of 1837.

Cocuswood "Système 3" oboe with maillechort keywork, signed "BREVETE / (tower) / TRIEBERT / A PARIS" made c.1860. Length 55.0cm. In modern fitted case lined in chamois leather.
In very good original condition.

Price £900.00
Instrument #454

Cocuswood oboe with maillechort keywork, signed "BREVETE / (tower) / TRIEBERT / A PARIS" made c.1900. Length 57.5cm. In original(?), chamois leather lined, mahogany box.
In good condition. Basically a Triebert "Système 6" with some difference made by the maker with some later changes and additions by a less skilled hand. With paper explaining the changes.

Price £1000.00
Instrument #455

Cocuswood Boehm system oboe with maillechort keywork, signed "BREVETE / (tower with four merlons) / TRIEBERT / A PARIS / 1366" made c.1890. Length 54.0cm. A very narrow bore oboe with medium sized fingerholes.
In good original condition, needs repad to be playable.

Price £1500.00
Instrument #456
References
French Patent No.9759 dated 1844 "pour l'application des anneaux mobiles aux clarinettes et hautbois" taken out by Buffet Jeune.
Illustration and description of this model "Modéle Règlementaire adopté par les Musiques Militaires" from "Manufacture Général d'instruments de musique... Gautrot Ainé et Cie, Couesnon et Cie Successeurs" c.1890. Gautrot took over Triebert in 1881, then was taken over by Couesnon c.1885.

Cocuswood Boehm system oboe with silver keywork, signed "GA (monogram) / GAUTROT-MARQUET / PARIS / BREVETÉ S.G.D.G. / 1788" made c.1865. length 53.2cm. Medium bore with very large fingerholes.
In very good original condition, needs repad to be playable.

Price £2000.00
Instrument #457
References
French Patent No.9759 dated 1844 "pour l'application des anneaux mobiles aux clarinettes et hautbois" taken out by Buffet Jeune.
Illustration and description of this model from "CATALOGUE DES INSTRUMENTS DE MUSIQUE ... DE GAUTROT AINÉ & CIE ... 1867"

Cocuswood Boehm system oboe with maillechort keywork, unsigned but made in France c.1880. Length 54.0cm. Model with large bore without any flare at the bell, medium sized fingerholes, enabling playing louder than the standard oboe.
In original condition, damage to top of bell joint, needs overhaul to be playable. Well made elegant keywork, probably an orchestral model.

Price £900.00
Instrument #458
References
French Patent No.9759 dated 1844 "pour l'application des anneaux mobiles aux clarinettes et hautbois" taken out by Buffet Jeune.

Cocuswood Boehm system oboe with maillechort keywork, signed "(lyre) / JOSEPH BUYST / BRUXELLES / JB(monogram)" made c.1920. Length 51.4cm. In original fitted case. A model with narrow bore and small fingerholes.
In good original condition, needs repad to be playable.

Price £1200.00
Instrument #459
References
French Patent No.9759 dated 1844 "pour l'application des anneaux mobiles aux clarinettes et hautbois" taken out by Buffet Jeune.

African blackwood Sharpe system oboe with german silver keywork, signed on a metal ring at the top of the bell "J.SHARPE PUDSEY NR LEEDS" made by John Sharpe (fl a1880-c1905) in England c.1890. Length 56.8cm. In original fitted case.
In good original condition, needs overhaul to be playable. A curious fingering system, the right hand joint derived from the Boehm system with some additional keys, the left hand joint influenced by Triebert with a thumb plate and automatic octaves.

Price £1500.00
Instrument #460

African blackwood Sharpe, covered fingerhole, system oboe with german silver keywork, signed SHARPE'S / NEW MODEL" on a F4 key for the right hand.made by John Sharpe (fl a1880-c1905) in Pudsey, near Leeds, England c.1890. Length 57.4cm. In original fitted case (damaged at one end).

In good original condition, needs overhaul to be playable. A complex fingering system with floating levers.

Price £1700.00
Instrument #461
References
Advertisement from The Musical Times dated August 1st 1884 "The NEW MODEL OBOE is unrivalled for equality of tone throughout the entire scale; has also the best and easiest system of fingering ever yet obtained"

Cocuswood "Conservatoire" system oboe with silver plated keywork, signed "BREVETE / (barbican-tower with four merlons) / TRIEBERT / A PARIS / 569432" made c.1930. Length 60.0cm. In old, non-original, case.

Although branded "TRIEBERT" this oboe was made in the Couesnon factory, after the Triebert firm had been bought out. In their catalogues of both 1915 and 1934 Couesnon state that they are the sole proprieters of the Triebert marque and that the oboes have the Triebert bore, the Conservatoire models are branded "Monopole" their best brand.
Needs repad to be playable.

Price £600.00
Instrument #391
References
Catalogue "Couesnon & Cie, 94 rue D'Angoulême Paris....1915"
Catalogue "Couesnon & Cie 94 rue D'Angoulême Paris, Catalogue Illustré 1934.

African blackwood (?) oboe with brass mounts and keywork, signed on both body joints “BOURGEOIS” made in France c.1840. Length 59.7cm. Basically a Triebert “Systeme 3” with the addition of the, Brod invented, “see saw” key connecting the Eb and C keys.
Recently repadded

Price £2450.00
Instrument #392

Brass contre-basse à anche made by and branded "(crowned circle) / C.MAHILLON / BRUXELLES / 28" made c.1850. Height 105.5cm.
To be playable needs a complete overhaul. Overall in good original condition with two large dents on one upright tube. The metal is in good condition, without splits.

Price £5000.00
Instrument #374

African blackwood Boehm system oboe with maillechort (nickel silver) keywork, signed "(lyre) BUFFET / Crampon & Cie / A PARIS / BC (monogram) / BREVETE / S.G.D.G." made c.1890. Length 54.5cm. In original case with three old reeds, two broken with just staples remaining..


In good original condition, needs repad to be playable.

Price £1200.00
Instrument #366

Boxwood oboe with seven brass keys, signed "(DEVICE) / K.BAUER / PRAG / ٭٭" made c.1830. Length 56.5cm.
Needs repad to be playable. Repaired cracks in bell. Wooden block for G# key removed and replaced with a brass saddle. Repair to block for F key.

Price £4000.00
Instrument #359

Cocuswood oboe with german silver bands and keywork, signed "(sunburst) JACQUES ALBERT / FILS / BRUXELLES / (sunburst) / BREVETE" made c.1925. Length 56.9cm. In original fitted case with grease box and reed case, with three old reeds. The keywork system is basically a Triebert "système 6" with some additional features from the Gillet Conservatoire model.
Needs repad to be playable, open crack in bell.

Price £450.00
Instrument #345

Boxwood oboe with ivory bands and ten brass keys, signed "(5-pointed star) / Thibouville / Freres / (5-pointed star)" made in La Couture c.1840. Length 60.0cm. One interesting keywork feature is the see-saw pivoted between the Eb and low C keys, enabling slurring by sliding the finger along the see-saw bar, a feature usually only seen on oboes made by Brod.
Recently repadded. Three short repaired cracks in bell, hairline cracks in ivory bell ring.

Price £2500.00
Instrument #346
References
"Planche V" from "GRANDE MÉTHODE de HAUTBOIS par H. BROD" Paris c.1850 which shows an oboe with exactly the same keywork configuration as this one.

African blackwood German system oboe with german silver keywork, signed "V.KOHLERT SONS / MAKERS / GRASLITZ / CZECHO-SLOVAKIA / (prize medallians) / (5-pointed symbol) / 763" made c.1925. An interesting keywork system with several complex key linkages.
In good original condition. In original, velvet lined, wooden case.

Price £700.00
Instrument #311
References
Entry for V.Kohlert Söhne from "The New Langwill Index" 1993 by William Waterhouse.
Entry for Kohlert Söhne from "Verzeichnis der Holz- und Metallblasinstrumentenmacher auf deutschsprachigem Gebiet von 1500 bis Mitte des 20 Jahrhunderts" 2010 by G.Dullat.

Contra-basophon, the body of wood with brass keywork, signed on a plaque screwed to the bell “Contra-basophon / verferigt von / C.Geipel jun / Bresslau” made c.1875. Height 134.2cm. Bell diameter 12.5cm.
In recently restored condition, the crook and the metal band to the bell are not original. Repaired cracks in bell and body.

Price £18000.00
Instrument #270

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