The Fox model 450 offers advancing players a professional option with a plastic resin top joint to avoid upper joint cracks. This instrument was made in 2009 and kept in excellent condition.
Brian Charles cleaned, oiled, adjusted, and play-tested this oboe here in our shop and it’s ready to play. This is a great choice for schools and doublers who want a reliable instrument with professional sound and low maintenance needs.
The grenadilla wood body and plastic resin top joint are in excellent condition.
The full conservatory, full plateau silver-plated keywork system is in excellent condition. It has excellent condition pads throughout.
This oboe features third octave key, left hand F, F resonance key, low Bb, Bb resonance key, B tab, A♭-B♭ trill key with A height adjustment, G♯-A trill key, F♯ key tab, assembly key with C-D and B-C♯trills, split D ring mechanism, low C-C♯trill key, and articulated C♯ mechanism.
The original hard shell case and fitted cloth cover are in excellent condition.