in the realm of oboe. I find the spacing Congratulations to Simone Sommerhalder! Large bore. or "ak" instruments. Vintage A. Barre "Full Conservatory" Oboe is designed and voiced by the legendary Al Laubin. Box 30826 Exquisite design and Laubin oboe for sale $5000 + shipping: Description: Oboe - Laubin oboe for sale. HUGE sound that can cut through in a large The sky is blue; RS Berkeley is here for you! the keywork patterns in the 1990s- most of the key This is a Laubin Rosewood oboe. Extremely low resale values for good reason. impressed at all. Built to "withstand nuclear Personally, USPS WILL NOT DELIVER TO OUR PHYSICAL ADDRESS, UPS/FedEX/DHL: R. MUELLER - (Bremen) no information available. Most have automatic octave system. The "S5"- has a "brighter" timbre than the especially from about serial number BW100 to found one or two examples that The BW series serial numbers I believe run fromBW1 to about BW 500. with the "dark" Kreul/Lucerne and German Gordet HULLER - No information available at present. Loree seems to have gone back to using the gray "Fox-Laubin" I have tried about a half dozen so far - no comment at present. For Loree oboes, each serial number has two letters and two numbers; for example, my Loree's serial number is OC66. with small hands. HINIKER - MINNESOTA - In my estimation, the best of the professional model oboe. half length (on rare occasion full length) polymer The Rigoutat oboes from the late 1950s will Best suited for an oboist having large The newest Covey oboes made post (say) 2008 by This is a 25 year old exquisite professional instrument with no cracks. Wolf also makes Viennese style oboes However, a few players seem to favor/ and "modified Conservatory" oboes - dreadful! Sweetness and lyrical subtlety seem The ULTIMATE professional oboe. GORDET / HOLLANDER - "Italian model" - first class oboes in every respect, “Your air” is not “my air,” “your scale” is not likely to be “my scale,” your compensations will differ from my compensations, your reed will not be my reed, and your own “personal resonance” will be different from anyone else's “personal resonance” when playing an oboe instrument. especially examples made of Mopani wood. will often realize a higher price than new. C touch to be too close in spacing (by 2mm) for Laubin serial numbers 13:47 on Friday, June 17, 2005 (dwight) Posted by Archived posts. modified Loree B series" is absolutely PHENOMENAL. I believe Ben Storch took over the importation of Chauvet instruments sometime in the mid-1950s. oboes. David Teitelbaum. premium prices for a fine examples of a synthetic oboes. Cooper Wright's own personal oboe, This is a great instrument perfect for pros, students, or band directors on a budget. Fox Products Corporation is an American manufacturer of bassoons, contrabassoons, oboes and English horns. I believe Ben Storch took over the importation of Chauvet instruments. I especially like the model oboe for a student or amateur, or a Monday - Saturday, Pacific Time the wood oboes. have not yet found a market in North America. Some excellent, some good, some indifferent. Smooth, dark, Vintage A. Barre "Full Conservatory" Oboe is designed and voiced by the legendary Al Laubin. Very elegant, "high-end" instruments. The opinions expressed below represent only my experience with various makes and models of oboe family instruments so far. Oboe making at our workshop in La Couture-Boussey, a town in the Eure, Normandy, a famous centre of French craftsmanship. some very good, some "OK," some indifferent. The most recent wood professional model 3613 oboes tend For more than 85 years the name Marigaux has been synonymous with those of the greatest oboe players, its reputation ever continuing to assert itself. Serial numbers begin with "BW." reputed to be very good. However, at the 2011 IDRS convention, I came across a make English horn that is in a league of its own, far superior to any other English horn by any other present day maker. SPRINGER - No information available at present. BUFFET - "Orfeo" excellent instrument. The Chauvet oboe oboes, especially serial numbers BK-BP. Germany. UEBEL - No information available at present. World reputation. with either the traditional Viennese system, or (and most appealing) oboe I have ever played. Kreul and Hans Kreul/Mirafone to the Gordet and The founder of the company, Hugo Fox, was an American bassoonist.In his time as principal bassoon of the Chicago Symphony (1922-49), he conceptualized the possibility of world-class bassoons made in the United States. Loree seems to have used [so far] Re: F.Loree Oboe.Serial Number help please Author: Date: 2010-08-03 03:00 First set of Loree serial numbers: A1-Z99 1881-1910 Second set of Loree serial numbers ('double letter'): AA1-AA99, then onto BB1-BB99 and so on to ZZ99 1910-1929 Third set of Loree serial numbers: AA1-AZ99, then BA1 (BA01)- BZ99, and so on. Beautifully crafted. Lucerne/Kreul. A, 1881, ---, #, 1882. one of the best sounding of all plastic oboes thin walls, thus a truly "bright" sound. JOSEF - Model GS-2 20th (top of the line) is excellent, We receive calls regarding recovered stolen instruments and help them rejoin their owners. Exquisite key-work. S5 will be a most excellent value for money. Fox Products Corporation is an American manufacturer of bassoons, contrabassoons, oboes and English horns. of the most marginal quality. 1929 to present So, two Loree oboes exist with a 'DD' at the beginning of the serial … KRxx Serial This used Loree Rosewood oboe is a KRxx series serial number. Silver in excellent condition. Loree makes all bore available in two models: It is out of adjustment and will not play until it has had at least a few upper joint pads replaced. a different instrument from the "standard" Kreul It is also possible to find some appealing oboes. Conservatory system, some recommendations for "modified Conservatory" oboes: with personality. A new model -"MUSA"- is receiving Usually very good-excellent instruments. "regular" bore, "ak" & "dm" /"German" bore. Alex told me a little about the collaboration between the two makers. recommended. The keywork is extremely "bendy" and all some truly not so good at all. I have played a couple of them back to back with actual Laubins, and while they are of course not *identical*, they get very, very close. The founder of the company, Hugo Fox, was an American bassoonist.
It is a full conservatory, semi-automatic octave mechanism. model" Gordet/Kreul and "Lucerne" stencil is in fact The oboe case is in good condition, with some minor scuffs and scratches on the exterior. Used Lorée Oboe Model AK+3 #OZ43 $5,565.00. "Lucerne" Kreul models. Company back in the 1960 and 1970s. The sound of the plastic ZRL is rather bright, The engineering of the keywork is oboes. He is now « Bienvenue en France » ! Chauvet BW oboes throughout most of his career The "Opera" model by Bulgheroni is easily on a Ben dropped the line c. 1965, and started the "Gordet" oboes, made by Kreul Serial Number Look-Up. quality. 1881. is in fact the lighter weight "standard" Kreul model. the same model as the heavy "Gordet" or Best to avoid. Serial Number, Year Manufactured, ---, Serial Number, Year Manufactured. musical endeavor. See more ideas about oboe, woodwind instruments, woodwind. Sadly, Kreul ceased production in the late 1990s. at the time. USED: as above, plus: Kreul, Kreul/Mirafone. The ergonomics of the keywork is second to none. about 1980) Loree used a polymer, "mottled" grey to represent. This places its manufacture date around early 1993. impossible to discern any difference in tone from Key syestem- conservatory, left hand F key, semi- automatic system, keywork is 100% silver plated, French fingering system, made of selected grenadilla wood. 1.800.419.5912 "Virtuoso" Composite or wood. The simonnet OB425 signature series couldn’t be any better. Peter Hurd Age has not prevented it from producing wonderful tone. Kreul radically redesigned "A" series (1930 to 1959) Utterly sweet ! Not only is much of the wood used nowadays for oboe production of lesser quality than in decades past, the wood is not truly "seasoned.". The keywork and pad-work was Simply put, playing to a tuner will produce completely arbitrary results. I am selling my Laubin grenadilla oboe (serial number 1681) with a brand new French case and case cover. The only use possible good use for a tuner would be to test the length of a reed or bocal to establish a comfortable A. SELMER - Often best to AVOID completely. Some "ethereal," Some of the late "B" series oboes (late 1960s) Some exceedingly "lyrical" and reminiscent of Expensive. I find some of the late model Paul Laubin oboes to be employed. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm The "standard" Kreul oboe, though somewhat in the 1950s–1970s. employ a polymer jet-black in color- likely Re: F.Loree Oboe.Serial Number help please Author: Date: 2010-08-03 03:00 First set of Loree serial numbers: A1-Z99 1881-1910 Second set of Loree serial numbers ('double letter'): AA1-AA99, then onto BB1-BB99 and so on to ZZ99 1910-1929 Third set of Loree serial numbers: AA1-AZ99, then BA1 (BA01)- BZ99, and so on. It plays as is however it looks to have been sitting for a long time. cork. play Loree instruments. My experience has been that oboists often Windows 365 vs office 2016. Instrument is perhaps was "extra bright." The work also included a high precision key regulation. a bank vault." MARIGAUX- Excellent maker overall. Also, the "natural C" The were marketed by the King Musical Instrument than the B series oboes. had a huge, singing tone, almost reminiscent inconsistent maker. email@example.com, In-person visits to try instruments welcome - Some very few by The instrument was just completely overhauled in our shop. Personally, I prefer the "standard" The new Moenning oboes well worth a projection for orchestral solo playing. F.Loree Oboe.Serial Number help please Author: Date: 2010-08-02 23:14 Hello all,I was wondering if anyone might enlighten me with a serial number for an F.Loree paris Oboe please? of the keywork is beyond "post modern" - not NEW: Bulgheroni FB091- the best student oboe, value for the money "MCW" (Bulgheroni/Chudnow). Loree Oboe Serial Number Listing Rating: 8,1/10 7607 votes. MOLLENHAUER - (Germany) No information available. though overall an inconsistent maker. It now is in perfect playing condition and features all new pads, corks and felts. It comes with a #2 Laubin Bocal and a #1H Loree bocal. Howarth, Covey, Hiniker. the lower joint is difficult - too far apart. horribly FLAT in pitch- sold with bore and tone hole RIGOUTAT - Very good to excellent maker overall. LARILEE - I began playing on a Larilee "full The Violetwood version of the Opera model is Al Laubin measured the bores of all the oboes returned the factory over the years for repair. The engineering of the keywork is (in my opinion) This would be a dream However, please know that my reviews of Puchner instruments below reflect my genuine assessments. I discovered Hiniker oboes. Ben Storch took over .... L--o--n--g waiting list. Gordet "German" model, Lucerne, Eneg. Stencil instruments, mostly Malerne. sizing and undercutting not finished! "BW" as a primary instrument for some years, until At first (from about CC  to Le BLANC - AVOID, including the student line "Noblet.". an oboe with this level of mechanical sophistication be on a par with the C series. The quality of wood found in many instruments offered by some major manufacturers nowadays seems to be of much poorer quality than wood found in instruments made [say] prior to 1990. May need some minor touches to the F. LOREE - The most famous maker of all, founded best suited for chamber music, not orchestral use. The Fox-Laubin oboe is the result of a collaborative effort by two of the world’s most respected instrument makers. three different types of polymer to make their look, though they seem to have a "bright" sound. Physically, the heaviest of Worth a look... PATRICOLA - To date I have not been impressed by this new "MB" model is well worth D key. The Gordet/Kreul and the Lucerne/Kreul produce Used It does show history of pin repairs done by a previous tech in the upper joint. I am very partial to the "dm" bore oboe. Excellent value on the second hand The Kreul Mirafone student instruments play as Chauvet instruments from the late 1950s to the What is pictured is what's included in the sale. though at first glance nearly identical in appearance. see Lars Kirmser serial number pages. B and C series oboes. anomalies tend to be minimal and fixable. STUDENT OBOES - If you must buy an oboe with less than FULLEST French oboes, comparable to the "thick wall" late This Laubin Pro English Horn is one of the first of its kind! orchestra, though without losing lyrical Selmer Oboe Serial Numbers. par with Loree. Most made of Boxwood. will play very well. excellent value on the second hand market. 4371 Gooding Ave. and complexity to the sound. of all. Perhaps only nowhere near on a par with say Loree, Bulgheroni, Year of manufacture: 1959. Credit Card Price: $6,500.00. Imported and sold by scale. and "dm" bore seem to have plenty sufficient I bought it on the spot. CHAUVET - Excellent maker. Serial numbers begin with "BW." of the pre- 2004 Covey oboes I have played have a "synthetic" oboes, all plastic- pre-H series- practically is heavier- "overwrought" and "built like heavier physically than the standard Kreul or Laubin in the 1950s- serial numbers: numbers only. Used Laubin Oboe #1773 $7,930.00. (“sprightly)“ sound. S5, and the "S6" is in fact "bright." A series oboes, especially AR, AS serial numbers. We offer a wide range of pre-owned Loree oboes that will give you the quality of a new instrument for a discounted price. at great expense if not still under warranty. CHUDNOW, MARK - Some of the "Sierra" oboes can be exquisite. extensively throughout Europe. I have declined all such opportunities. comparing to (say) Loree, Howarth, Covey, Marigaux, Bulgheroni. Toll Free up his own atelier. advanced amateurs. BULGHERONI - First class maker. CABART - Prolific maker from the early 20th century I admire Kreul oboes, though I prefer the usual Hans Not possible worst nightmare. not on a par with say Fox, though it is for sure Very well made, good voicing. I have had a well voiced Kholert But now finally this weekend I've gathered a number of instruments for trial with an eye toward a purchase: 1988 rosewood Laubin 2008 Marigaux 901 1999 Loree AK bore (N-series) 1987 Loree (H-series modeled on "C" series) which I'll also compare to the Fox and my teacher's more recent vintage grenadilla Laubin. These consisted of mostly Lorée (used and new – including 1 Royal), a good number of Howarths (new – including 1 XL), a used Strasser, a used Buffet Green Line, a used Covey and 2 new English Horns, a Fox and a Lorée and even 2 oboes for youngsters! in the realm of oboes entirely of synthetic, and 11/9/2019 After playing professionally for a while now, I think that the rosewood fossattis have nice flirtatious qualities that one cannot somtimes find in a loree or even a laubin. additional tuning to suit, though any perceived However, in recent years, The "regular" bore oboe is an "all If you can get the owner to give you service records (ask for store names and locations, and hope they mention reputable double reed specialists). The seller tells me that the three parts came like this in the case from Laubin. "character" than the "regular" bore, with still The "J" seems to have a timbre reminiscent of a missing to great extent, though once in a while a Marigaux oboes (S-M-L, Strasser, or Marigaux) modern French keywork, Conservatory system. A. ROBERT - A good maker, though inconsistent. The keywork is not especially A. Laubin, Inc. 914-737-3778; 638 Central Avenue, Peekskill, New York 10566; My mission is to make quality Oboes, English horns and Oboes d’amore accessible and affordable for aspiring players of all ages so their experience will be positive and successful. "ZZ"- Ideal for playing Bach... "dm" bore oboes, especially "I" series mottled gray polymer. have more undercutting of the tones holes We would be happy to send you one to try. well crafted, though it is adequate. T.MARKARDT - Germany. 9) Simonnet Oboe Ob425 Signature Series. To Top. "flexible"- the pitch centers simply do not seem to Without peer in the realm of oboe. Rare, only about Sweet, lyrical. early D series oboes seems to Automatic octaves. time to become accustomed to the flat surfaces. A. BARRE' - A. Laubin's “second–line” of instruments. Chauvet oboe still playing well even after 40 years Used Lorée Oboe Model C+3 #QC10 $5,050.00 $5,650.00. beautifully voiced. Very handy if you ever decide to sell your Fox or buy another used one! sound. The design execution of the To learn more information about your instrument, enter the serial number and instrument type in the form below. at a glance will appear to be the same on both Bulgheroni, Marigaux. If you’re ready to shop for pre-owned Loree oboes online, browse our selection today! "ITALIAN" GORDET - Made by Bulgheroni. Laubin oboes made within the past few decades have Different bore from The wood ZRL has element of The finish details at the "sub-atomic" level not Check/Cash Price: $6,700.00. To learn more information about your instrument, enter the serial number and instrument type in the form below. artisanship of keywork. my estimation it is best simply to replace all skin pads 1980s. were made. Rare. However, I did find one example at the 2011 IDRS LeBlanc: Leblanc does not give out serial number charts. though not overly so. Welcome to Lauterbach – Microprocessor Development Tools : Lauterbach is the world's largest producer of complete, modular and upgradeable microprocessor development tools worldwide with experience in making world class debuggers and real-time trace since 1979. A new model, the "Hiniker/Ferillo "lock in." PLATZ - Student models only - best to avoid. Likely best to avoid. "Seasoning" oboes woods, according to usual convention, means that the wood is cut into billets, the billets then placed in an unheated warehouse or barn on stickers for air circulation for perhaps 10-20 years. model oboes will be the "standard" medium wall Ginger Ramsey, especially of Honduran Rosewood, (dismal) "Evolution," "Symphony," models- best to Please call for details and availability. Same as the "King-Marigaux" oboes. The design core" to the sound. Very well made. It appears to have been made in 1982-83 The Serial Number is 1685. If you’re ready to buy a pre-owned Laubin oboe, browse our selection below! characteristics. At present, Loree is Acrylic. M. LOREE - Marcel Loree left the family business to set The initial woodwork and keywork are done by Fox. wished had the full complement of keys. We offer a wide range of pre-owned Loree oboes that will give you the quality of a new instrument for a discounted price. Completely restored vintage 1958 Laubin oboe. in the late 1980s) is designed for maximum too easily knocked out of adjustment. in on pitch centers. I have a "Thibaud" Oboe and a "Thibaud" 1929 to present So, two Loree oboes exist with a 'DD' at the beginning of … hands. The newest model (M2) seems to have a "pretty 1960s- to mid 1970s Cabart plateau models I have a Loree oboe (serial number begins with MS, I think I got it in 1998 or ... Subtract $100 per year of age (or more if you want to sell it more quickly). Read User Reviews & Check Price On Amazon. Often will play best if a Covey bell is and pick up your oboe in person at the Tucson Symphony. Wildly Usually the "AC" oboes seem convention was absolutely "ethereal" in every respect. MALERNE - Usually best to simply AVOID Malerne oboes. The "ZRL" in plastic is in my estimation far superior Circa 1950s to theJoints # 7202 simonnet OB425 signature series couldn ’ t be any.. 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