Second Hand Bassoons List

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Professional Bassoons

 -  9 instruments.

Top quality instruments for professional and aspiring professional bassoonists

BN10335a BN10335a Heckel 10XXX
This fine example of a 10000 series Heckel has been professionally played in London until recently. We have fully re-padded and serviced it in our workshops. It is free blowing and consistently voiced across the full range of the instrument and displays many of the highly sought-after Heckel characteristics.
£35,000.00 On approval
BN10325a BN10325a Fox 201D
Popular Professional Model. Short bore, free flexible sound. Even scale and easy to play. High E. This is an excellent bassoon for an emerging professional or any player looking for a top quality bassoon.
£21,000.00 Available
BN10373a BN10373a Fox 201D
Fully serviced and in excellent order. Short bore instrument, full professional spec. includes *CTC* 2 and new style T2 crooks. In traditional Fox hard case. Beautiful singing instrument with free tenor register.
£18,000.00 Available
BN10366a BN10366a Puchner 23
Fully overhauled, in excellent condition. High E key, High D, LH crook lock. Excellent example of this popular model of Puchner bassoon. Supplied in oval hard case. Crooks Puchner C2 and Leiztinger S1
£15,000.00 Available
BN10395a BN10395a Moosmann 222e
Top specification Moosmann Bassoon. Thinner walled instrument, full professional keywork Spec. Ab / Bb trill High E, High F. Covered LH3. Thin walled instrument ideal for solo and chamber playing. Supplied in Protec case
£15,000.00 Available
BN10375a BN10375a Yamaha 812
Fully serviced, this is a popular model of Yamaha bassoon, Supplied in hard case with 3 crooks. Standard 821 specification. inc High E, LH crook lock. This instrument has plenty of presence but also fits in with a chamber setting. Ideal instrument for anyone looking for a top end bassoon.
£13,000.00 Available
BN10409a BN10409a Soulsby Professional Bassoon
Gorgeous lyrical instrument. English made. Played extensively in professional orchestras, this instrument is very flexible in sound and has an excellent projection, ideal for solo and 1st chair playing. Offset high E, LH crook lock. Roller on thumb F#. Supplied with 2 Soulsby crooks and in a tube gig bag.
£12,750.00 Reserved
BN10390a BN10390a Puchner Model 21
High E and covered L3. Fuly serviced, this is an excellent lyrical instrument with a rich sininging tone. Rare opprotunity to get a professional spec instrument with a covered L3 , ideal for an advanced student or young professional
£11,000.00 Reserved
BN10339a BN10339a Heckel 4XXX
Recently overhauled, This is an ideal instrument for anyone looking to own a Heckel for chamber and solo playing. This instrument has been modified throughout its life and has been refinished in a deep red varnish at some point. The keywork has been brought up to post-war standard and includes LH crook lock, rollers on the left and right thumb keys, RH whisper key, enlarged low D touch piece, 2nd C touch and Avent - whisper link. A high D vent linked to the the B/C vent is also in place and could be modified to its own key if desired. Includes 3 crooks and hard case
£10,000.00 Available

Short Reach Bassoons

 -  1 instrument.
BN10393a BN10393a Howarth Academy Short Reach
Excellent condition, fully serviced. 5 years old. High D key, extended LH thumb keys, condensed RH keywork, Covered LH3. Includes 1 crook and supplied in Howarth Academy case
£4,150.00 Available

Student and Semi-Professional Bassoons

 -  7 instruments.
BN10411a BN10411a Moosmann 150
Like New. Exquisite condition. High E key, 2x PW bocals (crooks) supplied in BAM high tec case. If you are looking for a new 150, this is the perfect alternative.
£8,750.00 On approval
BN10355a BN10355a Schreiber 503 £3,800.00 Available
BN10399a BN10399a Adler Sonora
Sonora fully serviced, some cosmetic wear but otherwise in excellent playing condition. 1 crook.
£3,800.00 Available
BN10349a BN10349a Huller Bassoon £3,500.00 Available
BN10344a BN10344a Elkhart Lesher £3,000.00 Available
BN10258 BN10258 Huller Bassoon
Serviced in our workshops this is a great bassoon for a student player. Comes with two crooks and spike.
£2,800.00 Available
BN786b BN786b Kohlert Beginner
Good beginner instrument,
£2,700.00 Available

Contra Bassoons

 -  2 instruments.
BN10318a BN10318a Heckel Contra bassoon
A fine example of a Heckel Contrabassoon. (1949) This instrument has just had a thorough overhaul and has many years of playing ahead of it.This instrument is a delight to play. Rich dark German sound, Very satisfying lower register and a stable tenor. This is a fine contra that will hold its own in a modern orchestra with ease. A rare chance to own a contra of this calibre.
£30,000.00 Available
BN10408a BN10408a Adler Low A Contra
Fully serviced in our Worthing factory. In excellent condition. Low A and low C bells. Supplied in hard case. Great value instrument. Low A contras are less common and this is an excellent example.
£10,000.00 Available

French Bassoons

 -  1 instrument.
BN786c BN786c Mahillon French System
French system bassoon made in the late 1800s. It has 1 original brass bocal.
£1,500.00 Available

Reed Making Equipment

 -  1 instrument.
BN10287e BN10287e Nystroem Profiling Machine
This machine is unique to other profiling machines in that you can profile both bassoon and contrabassoon cane. Hand made by Christer Nystroem, this machine has adjustable profiles, easy change mechanism between contra and bassoon set up, spare blade and a carry case.
£500.00 Available

Bassoon Crooks

 -  52 instruments.
BN10400a Leitzinger M2 F Platinum £1,150.00 Available
BN10411b Heckel CD1
Hard German Silver (Z) like new
£650.00 Available
BN10360a Heckel CCV 2
Like new
£600.00 Available
BN10402b Heckel C2 £500.00 Available
BN10385a Fox B2
like new
£495.00 Available
BN10381a Puchner CD2 £450.00 Available
BN10359a heckel CD1
English Bend. Patched
£450.00 Available
BN10359c Heckel CD2
English Bend
£450.00 Available
BN10257a Fox *CTC* R2 2
Like New
£450.00 Available
BN10316a Heckel CD1 £450.00 Available
BN10159 Fox *CTC* R2 2 £450.00 Available
BN10187a Fox *CTC* 2 R2
like new
£450.00 Available
BN10232e Heckel CD1 £450.00 Available
BN10399b Heckel CD2
Has been patched
£450.00 Available
BN10244b Puchner BD2 £400.00 Available
BN10327a Puchner BD2 £400.00 Available
BN10401b Yamaha CN1 £400.00 Available
BN10401c Yamaha PN2 £400.00 Available
BN10297a Yamaha PN1 £395.00 Available
BN10286b Heckel BD1
£350.00 Available
BN10280a Puchner MD 1 £350.00 Available
BN10311b Heckel CD1
Deep bend - Patch on bend
£350.00 Available
BN10311d Puchner BD2 £350.00 Available
BN10340a Fox *CVX* R2 3 £350.00 Available
BN10325b Puchner BD2
English Bend
£350.00 Available
BN10203a Puchner BC0 £350.00 Available
BN10402a Puchner ED2 £350.00 Available
BN10371b Fox *CTC* R2 £350.00 Available
BN10371e Puchner BD0 £350.00 Available
BN10368c Puchner CD0 English Bend £300.00 Available
BN10203b Puchner DD0 £300.00 Available
BN695B Heckel BD2
Has a large patch.
£300.00 Available
BN10311a Heckel B1
English Bend
£275.00 Available
BN10172b Fox *CVC* 3 £275.00 Available
BN10100e Yamaha C2 £275.00 Available
BN10402c Yamaha Super Bocal VN2 £275.00 Available
BN10146a Fox *CVX* 3 £250.00 Available
BN10104c Nissen standard bassoon crook £200.00 Available
BN10405a Fox CVX 2 English Bend £200.00 Available
BN10405b Fox CVX3 English Bend £200.00 Available
BN10256b Fox CVX 1 £195.00 Available
BN815b Fox CVC 3 Bassoon crook £175.00 Available
BN10372c Fox CVX 3 straightened £175.00 Available
BN10358a Adler No. 1 £150.00 On approval
BN10307b Fox CVX 3
Straight bend
£150.00 Available
BN10167h Soulsby 1
English Bend
£150.00 Available
BN10167j Soulsby 1
English bend
£150.00 Available
BN811c Soulsby 1 £150.00 Available
BN10370d Schreiber F2 £130.00 On approval
BN10392b Unknown CC D
unknown make. Length not stamped.
£100.00 On approval
BN10222 Unmarked na £100.00 Available
BN10372b Unknown CC2 H £80.00 On approval

Contra Crooks

 -  1 instrument.
BN10274b Puchner B2 £500.00 Available

Bassoon Case

 -  1 instrument.
BN10389b BN10389b Wiseman Bassoon case
Traditional style Wiseman tubular bassoon case
£500.00 Available

Historical Bassoons

 -  1 instrument.
BN10370a BN10370a ? Classical Bassoon £3,000.00 Available
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