This classic Laubin was made in 1954. It plays with smooth richness and a solidly centered sound.
This instrument has been oiled, cleaned, and extensively play-tested.
The grenadilla wood body is in very good condition. There is a bell crack which is small and was repaired long ago. The top joint crack required pins. It was professionally repaired long ago.
The full conservatory, full plateau silver plated keywork system is in clean, excellent condition. There is some wear on the right-hand third finger split D inner key ring. It has good-condition pads throughout.
This oboe features side F, F resonance key, low Bb, banana key, split d, and both trill keys.
The classic hard shell case is in excellent condition with a minimum of wear.