This pro level Howarth model S5 oboe plays with great consistency, has a dark tone, and very good intonation. It was made in 1984.
Brian Charles cleaned, oiled, adjusted, and play-tested this oboe here in our shop and it’s ready to play.
The grenadilla wood body is in excellent condition with no cracks.
The full conservatory, full plateau silver plated keywork system is in excellent condition. It has some new pads and excellent condition pads throughout.
This oboe features 3rd octave key, left hand F, F resonance key, low Bb, Bb resonance key, banana key, and both trill keys.
The original hard shell case is in excellent condition with less than average wear.