For sale is a Recent Production (appx. 2006) Fox Professional Model 400 Oboe in great playing condition. This oboe also has the optional and sought after 3rd Octave Key! This Oboe is ALL WOOD and has all the bells and whistles, Including the Left F and Low Bb key, and others. Fox is known for making some of the best oboes available, and at this level of instrument, is very competitive with Loree. This instrument is Full Conservatory and is the most popular professional wood oboe models that Fox makes. It has many alternate keys and adjustments expected in a high end professional instrument, including the split Eb, left F key along with others. It includes a quieter mechanism due to the design and materials used. This instrument is in great cosmetic condition overall, and is a great playing instrument. The central tenon has been replaced on this instrument. It playtests well compared to the other model 400s we have had in stock, but is something to be aware of. No other cracks or crack repairs were noted. The all wood construction gives it a beautiful tone. The keys are silver plated and really look great! The case is the original fox case. Photos below are of the instrument you will be receiving. This instrument retails for $6,800, take advantage of this great opportunity to own one at a fraction of the cost.
- Fox Quality, Made in the USA
- Beautiful Silver Plating
- Professional Grade Instrument
- All-Wood Instrument
- Nice Hard Case