Second Hand Bassoons List

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Image Reference Make Description Price Status

Mini Bassoons

 -  2 instruments.
BN10188 Howarth Mini Bassoon £1,800.00 On approval
BN10169 BN10169 Amati ABN 21 S Mini Bassoon
Original design mini bassoon. pitched in G and made by Amati. Ideal for beginners from 7 upwards. Can comfortably play up to grade 2 (upper register not as repsonsive as with the Howarth mini +) Wooden body. Compact case
£1,200.00 Available

Professional Bassoons

 -  9 instruments.

Top quality instruments for professional and aspiring professional bassoonists

BN10182 BN10182 Heckel 9xxx World System
Sold as seen, we have not done any work on this instrument. It has been played professionally until very recently including in the Philharmonia and ENO. This bassoon has an excellent sonorous tenor and rich tone. This instrument is World System, so will require getting used to the different lower octave fingerings. We can quote to convert to full German system if the buyer wished to do so once the sale was completed, although we would recommend leaving as is. Supplied in Pink MB case and WITHOUT crooks. An exciting bassoon for the right player.
£23,000.00 Available
BN10198 BN10198 Heckel World System 7xxx
Beautiful 7xxx series bassoon. Plays with ease and has a great sound. This instrument is sold as seen. We have not done any work on this bassoon. This bassoon is world system. We can convert to full German system for additional cost.
£18,000.00 Available
BN10206 BN10206 Puchner 23
Fantastic Excellent condition instrument. Purchased new 2 years ago, the current owner has 2 instruments and felt it was greedy to keep both. Current model 23 specificaton, High E, 2 Puchner Crooks. Supplied in Koelbl case.
£17,500.00 Available
BN10163a BN10163a Heckel 5xxx
Just overhauled, lovely Heckel with all the modern keywork you need, High D, High E, LH crook lock. Supplied with 1 repaired pre war CC1 and a Puchner crook. You may wish to try other crooks with this instrument.
£15,000.00 On approval
BN793 BN793 Puchner Model 21
Excellent instrument, high D, Additional trills, fully overhauled, excellent chamber instrument.
£11,000.00 Available
BN10148 BN10148 Puchner Jubilee
Excellent pro instrument at a great price. Supplied in BAM case. Fully serviced.
£11,000.00 Available
BN10124 BN10124 Puchner 21
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 On approval
BN10199 Moosmann 200 £8,000.00 On approval
BN10165 Heckel 4XXX £4,000.00 On approval

Student and Semi-Professional Bassoons

 -  15 instruments.
BN623 BN623 Mollenhauer Orchestra
Postwar instrument, Sweet sound and even scale
£6,000.00 Available
BN10058 BN10058 Kreul & Moosmann 458 Bassoon
This instrument has just been fully overhauled. One of the earlier Moosmann models, this instrument is comparable to the current model 150
£5,000.00 Available
BN631 BN631 Mollenhauer basic system
1930s instrument, basic system, no rollers, fully restored in our workshops. The pre war Mollenhauers are beautiful instruments with a rich sound. They are ideallly suited to chamber playing and offer a lot of character for the bassoonist who is prepared to master this instrument. This instrument is a little lighter in weight than many modern instruments and would be ideal for a player looking for something a little more manageable.
£4,500.00 Available
BN10209 BN10209 Schreiber 507
A great instrument for any keen amature or student player. Comes with 4 crooks (two schreiber and 2 unmarked), a high D key, LH crook lock and extra rollers. The new owner may want to concider buying a new, more sturdy case.
£4,000.00 Available
BN830a BN830a Schreiber 503
Great advanced student instrument
£3,500.00 Available
BN10133 Adler Sonora £3,500.00 On approval
BN10177 Adler Sonora £3,500.00 Available
BN10037 BN10037 Schreiber S13
Fully serviced in our works shops, this short reach bassoon is a great instrument for a young student or adult amature with small hands. Comes with 2 crooks, a high D key and a covered 3rd.
£3,200.00 Available
BN10093 BN10093 Schreiber S13
Excellent short reach bassoon for good student or amatuer player who has smaller hands.
£3,200.00 Available
BN823 BN823 Huller bassoon
Excellent student instrument
£3,000.00 Available
BN10158 BN10158 Monnig 208
Fully overhauled. Ideal student instrument for players up to grade 8.
£3,000.00 Available
BN10000 BN10000 Huller Standard
Good student instrument. It comes with 2 huller crooks, LH crook lock and low touch C Key, however it has no high D key.
£2,800.00 Available
BN786b BN786b Kohlert Beginner
Good beginner instrument,
£2,700.00 Available
BN827 BN827 Riedl Riedl
Serviced in our workshops. A great instrument for a beginner on a budget.
£2,500.00 Available
BN10174 Corton Basic System £1,500.00 On approval

Bassoon Crooks

 -  46 instruments.
BN10204a Leitzinger M1 £700.00 Available
BN10113b Leitzinger M1 £700.00 Available
BN10159 Fox *CTC* R2 £450.00 Available
BN10154 Puchner CC2 £450.00 Available
BN842 Heckel CC1 £450.00 Available
BN10187a Fox *CTC* 2 R2
like new
£450.00 Available
BN10187b Fox *CTC* 3 R2
Like New
£450.00 Available
BN10192 Heckel CDV1 £450.00 Available
BN10195 Heckel CDV 1 £450.00 Available
BN10176b Heckel CC1 £400.00 Available
BN10167a Heckel CC1 £400.00 On approval
BN10116 Heckel CD1 £400.00 Available
BN10117 Puchner BD2 £400.00 Available
BN10107a Heckel CC1 £350.00 On approval
BN10167c Heckel CDV 1
Slight dent in bend.
£350.00 Available
BN10167d Heckel CDV 1
Pitting in platework.
£350.00 Available
BN10176a Heckel CD1 £350.00 Available
BN10193b Puchner DC1 £350.00 Available
BN10204b Heckel CC2 £350.00 Available
BN10203a Puchner BC0 £350.00 Available
BN10191 Fox *CVX* R2 1
£350.00 Available
BN10196 Puchner Crook £350.00 Available
BN10197 Fox CVX 2 £275.00 On approval
BN10172a Yamaha PN2 £275.00 Available
BN10172b Fox *CVC* 3 £275.00 Available
BN10107c Fox CVC 3 £275.00 Available
BN10100d Yamaha C1 £275.00 Available
BN10100e Yamaha C2 £275.00 On approval
BN10119 Fox CVX 2 £250.00 On approval
BN10136 Puchner MC1 £250.00 Available
BN10146a Fox *CVX* 3 £250.00 Available
BN10146b Fox CVX £250.00 On approval
BN10204c Bell CC1 £250.00 Available
BN10168 Nissen Bassoon Crook
Silver plated.
£200.00 Available
BN10104c Nissen standard bassoon crook £200.00 Available
BN811b Soulsby 0 £150.00 Available
BN811c Soulsby 1 £150.00 Available
BN10167g Soulsby 2
English Bend
£150.00 Available
BN10167h Soulsby 1
English Bend
£150.00 Available
BN10167j Soulsby 1
English bend
£150.00 Available
BN10167k Soulsby 1
English Bend
£150.00 Available
BN10163c Schreiber KE 1 brass £100.00 Available
BN10193c Schreiber KE3 £100.00 Available
BN10167m Unknown - £80.00 Available
BN10167n Unknown - £80.00 Available
BN805c unmarked unmarked £80.00 Available

Contra Bassoons

 -  1 instrument.
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

French Bassoons

 -  4 instruments.
BN10045 BN10045 Buffet Bassoon
Excellent Buffet bassoon, fully overhauled in our workshops
£4,000.00 Available
BN10161 BN10161 Cabart French Sytem Bassoon
Very rare example of the excellent Cabart French bassoon, circa 1950. With original case and 2 original bocals.
£2,800.00 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)

Conta Bassoon Crooks

 -  1 instrument.
BN10214a Mollenhauer no.2 Contra Bassoon crook £250.00 Available

Contra Bassoon Crooks

 -  1 instrument.
BN10214b Mollenhauer 1 straightened contra bassoon crook £100.00 Available

Student and Semi Professional Bassoons

 -  1 instrument.
BN10151 Schreiber S16 £3,500.00 On approval
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