This top of the Renard line of Fox bassoons was made in 2001. It’s a one owner instrument with excellent intonation and a dense, flexible sound throughout.
We just cleaned, oiled, adjusted, and play tested this bassoon here in our shop and it’s ready to play in every way. This is a high level instrument at a reasonable price. It’s perfect for advanced students, doublers, adult enthusiasts, and pro players.
The red maple wood body is in excellent condition with fewer light dings and dents than expected. The classic brown/red Fox finish is in excellent condition with minimal wear.
The German system silver plated keywork system has just been cleaned and oiled. Very light, less than expected wear is present. The pads are excellent throughout.
This bassoon features silver tone hole inserts, lined wing joint, high D, high E, right hand whisper key lock, metal bell ring, crutch and crutch assembly, and 6 rollers.
The original Fox *CVX* #2 and *CVX* #3 bocals are in excellent condition.
The original Fox pro case is in excellent cndoition. The Fox fitted cloth cover and shoulder strap are in average worn condition. The main zippers are good, the accessory compart zipper is missing its pull, but works.