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Secondhand Howarth S1 Oboe

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  • second_hand Secondhand Howarth S1 Oboe
  • second_hand Secondhand Howarth S1 Oboe
  • second_hand Secondhand Howarth S1 Oboe
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Price £995.00 exc. VAT

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Please be aware that our normal warranty/guarantee cover does not apply to this instrument as it has been pre-owned by a client and sold by us on their behalf.  Whilst we do all we can to ensure that they are working to the best of their ability, such goods are purchased as seen. However if the item is purchased online, the procedure is covered by our distant selling rules which can be found on the delivery/returns page.

Howarth no longer make open hole oboes like these anymore. Despite this it remains a good oboe for student players. This S1 oboe is ring model; making it a little lighter, but requiring a good technique. It has simple octave mechanism. 

Dates from 1948 and in good condition.

Will receive a full service by our workshop.              

Suitable for

This would be a great oboe for someone looking for an affordable oboe capable of playing to a medium level, with a body that produces a good tone. 

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Service Notes: A pre delivery service/check will be undertaken prior to shipping. At busy periods this may entail a small delay. If this order is urgent please contact us as we are usually able to expedite.

Supplied with

Comes in original case with case cover. Also grease pot and reed case.

About the maker

Howarth of London have been making oboes for many years and produce excellent oboes for the student, mid-range and pro market. This specific model is not made any more, but is highly appealing.


  • Wooden body
  • Thumbplate
  • Right hand C-D trill
  • Simple Octaves
  • Ring model
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