Second Hand Bassoons List


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Image Reference Make Description Price Status

Mini Bassoons

 -  1 instrument.
BN10128a BN10128a Howarth Tenoroon
Standard Tenoroon in the key of F. Perfect for a young beginner. Rare to see second hand so please call to check availablilty.
£1,800.00 Available

Professional Bassoons

 -  9 instruments.

Top quality instruments for professional and aspiring professional bassoonists

BN10155 Heckel 12xxx
With CDV 00 and CD 0
£25,000.00 On approval
BN10170b BN10170b Puchner Model 23 Antique Finish
Excellent condition (almost like it is brand new) fantastic Puchner bassoon. These are bassoons are very popular at the moment and this is an excellent example. Additional keywork includes 2nd C# trill option on the boot joint and alternative C# for bottom C# on the long joint. Supplied in Oval Puchner case with 2 crooks: 1x Fox *CVX* 1 R2 in Godl brass and 1x Puchner MD2
£18,000.00 Available
BN10135 BN10135 Fox 660
New in 2009. Excellent Professional instrument. Short bore. This is a US spec 660 so includes RH crook lock and doesn't have a joint bolt fitted. 1 owner from new and has been well cared for. Supplied in Fox pro case with cover and includes 2x *CTC* crooks.
£18,000.00 Available
BN10097 BN10097 Heckel 5xxx
Played professionally for many years by Brian Sewell. This instrument has had the band replaced on the boot so does not have the correct serial number any more. Excellent sweet older Heckel. Also currently the instrument has no boot cab, but has a leather cup with seat strap
£12,500.00 Available
BN10170a BN10170a Heckel 4xxx
Fully overhauled by Bernd Moosmann, this instrument is in excellent order. The overhaul included lining the tone holes. Sweet sounding, High D, E and RH crook lock added. Supplied in Puchner square case and includes 2x crooks: 1x C1 Heckel in Goldbrass and1x Howells Crook.
£12,000.00 Available
BN10144 BN10144 Heckel 4xxx
Lovely older Heckel with a great provenence. This was the instrument which Michael Boyle played through his career in the LPO and ECO. Supplied in a Heckel style oval wiseman case and fitted with a spike. LH crook lock. An old Heckel with a big sound.
£10,500.00 On approval
BN10120a BN10120a Soulsby Bassoon
Lovely English made instrument. Soulsby bassoons are always very popular, offering a warm rich sound. Excellent instrument for an emerging professional or amateur looking for a lovely instrument with lots of character
£10,000.00 On approval
BN10124 BN10124 Puchner Jubilee
Excellent professional instrument. Supplied in MB case. High E, LH crook lock. Puchners are always popular. This instrurment is in excellent condition and is ideal for a young professional or amateur looking for a fantastic instrument.
£10,000.00 Available
BN10131 BN10131 Heckel 4xxx
Lovely older Heckel. Gorgeous singing tone. Excellent chamber instrument. Has modern whisper key mechanism with Wolf adjustable crook key fitted. Supplied in Koelbl case with 2 Heckel crooks. Professionally played.
£9,500.00 Available

Student and Semi-Professional Bassoons

 -  9 instruments.
BN793 BN793 Puchner Model 21
Excellent instrument, high D, Additional trills, fully overhauled, excellent chamber instrument.
£11,000.00 Available
BN10134 Fox 240D
Fully serviced. Excellent example of this highly sought after model. Ideal for advanced student or good amateur. Even scale, easy intonation. High E key.
£6,000.00 On approval
BN623 BN623 Mollenhauer Orchestra
Postwar instrument, sweet sound and even scale
£6,000.00 Available
BN631 BN631 Mollenhauer basic system
1930s instrument, basic system, no rollers, fully restored in our workshops
£5,000.00 Available
BN837 BN837 Huller Standard
Fully serviced, one of the best Hullers Ben has played in ages. Nice even scale. LH crook lock, high D, supplied with 2 Huller crooks (1 works well generally, the other plays top Es with full fingering amazingly, but is a little weak in tenor otherwise)
£3,500.00 Available
BN10093 BN10093 Schreiber S13
Excellent short reach bassoon for good student or amatuer player who has smaller hands.
£3,200.00 Available
BN10140 BN10140 Adler Sonora 1357
Another good example of an Adler bassoon. Ideal student instrument. High D, LH crook lock, the perfect student bassoon,
£3,000.00 Available
BN10096 BN10096 Amati ABN 41
5 year old instrument. in excellent condition with Howarth Academy case. Includes Heckel crook. Ideal beginner instrument
£2,675.00 Available
BN10128b BN10128b Louis (Amati) ABN 41
Fully serviced, this is an Ideal bassoon for beginners, up to around grade 5 standard. Excellent School instrument, or anyone looking for a reasonable bassoon on a budget.
£1,500.00 Available

Bassoon Crooks

 -  40 instruments.
BN10113b Leitzinger M1 £700.00 Available
BN10154 Puchner CC2 £450.00 Available
BN10159 Fox *CTC* R2 £450.00 Available
BN10167b Heckel CDV 0
Brass
£450.00 Available
BN842 Heckel CC1 £450.00 On approval
BN10051 Puchner CD2 £400.00 Available
BN10167a Heckel CC1 £400.00 On approval
BN10115 Puchner BC2 £400.00 Available
BN10116 Heckel CD1 £400.00 On approval
BN10117 Puchner BD2 £400.00 Available
BN10167f Heckel CD1 £400.00 On approval
BN10107a Heckel CC1 £350.00 On approval
BN10136 Puchner MC1 £350.00 Available
BN10167c Heckel CDV 1
Slight dent in bend.
£350.00 On approval
BN10167d Heckel CDV 1
Pitting in platework.
£350.00 Available
BN819 Heckel CC1 £350.00 On approval
BN10042a Yamaha CN1 £275.00 Available
BN10100d Yamaha C1 £275.00 Available
BN10100e Yamaha C2 £275.00 On approval
BN10104b Yamaha VN2 Super Bocal £275.00 On approval
BN10107c Fox CVC 3 £275.00 Available
BN10172a Yamaha PN2 £275.00 Available
BN10172b Fox *CVC* 3 £275.00 Available
BN10146a Fox *CVX* 3 £250.00 On approval
BN10119 Fox CVX 2 £250.00 On approval
BN10104c Nissen standard bassoon crook £250.00 Available
BN10168 Nissen Bassoon Crook
Silver plated.
£200.00 Available
BN10167g Soulsby 2
English Bend
£150.00 On approval
BN10167h Soulsby 1
English Bend
£150.00 On approval
BN10167i Soulsby 1
English Bend
£150.00 On approval
BN10167j Soulsby 1
English bend
£150.00 Available
BN10167k Soulsby 1
English Bend
£150.00 Available
BN811b Soulsby 0 £150.00 Available
BN811c Soulsby 1 £150.00 Available
BN10121 Adler Deep bend
Deeper bend crook to reduce the distance required for the player's arms. in relation to the reed Works well on short reach instruments or for anyone of a more petite size
£150.00 Available
BN10163b Schreiber KE 2 £100.00 Available
BN10163c Schreiber KE 1 brass £100.00 Available
BN805c unmarked unmarked £80.00 Available
BN10167m Unknown - £80.00 Available
BN10167n Unknown - £80.00 Available

Contra Bassoons

 -  2 instruments.
BN10152 Mollenhauer Model 74
Excellent, free blowing easy to play contra, with a huge sound and tonnes of character. Supplied in Mollenhauer flight case, with 1x Mollenhauer crook and 1x Heckel C3 crook.
£17,000.00 On approval
BN800 BN800 Adler Contra low A
Low A Contra with alternate low C bell.
£10,500.00 Available

French Bassoons

 -  3 instruments.
BN10045 BN10045 Buffet Bassoon
Excellent Buffet bassoon, fully overhauled in our workshops
£4,000.00 Available
BN786c BN786c Mahillon French System
French system bassoon made in the late 1800s. It has 1 original brass bocal.
£1,500.00 Available
BN10160 BN10160 Hawkes French System
Beautifully restored English made French system bassoon from the 1920s. Rosewood body and nickel silver keywork.
£1,000.00 Available

Period Bassoons

 -  (None currently available)

Reed Making Equipment

 -  (None currently available)
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