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Secondhand Howarth S2 Oboe

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  • second_hand Secondhand Howarth S2 Oboe
  • second_hand Secondhand Howarth S2 Oboe
  • second_hand Secondhand Howarth S2 Oboe
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Price £1,400.00 exc. VAT

Product details

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.

The S2 oboe is a model not made anymore by Howarth. Despite this it remains a reliable oboe for advanced players. S2's are ring model oboes; making them a little lighter, but requiring a good technique.

Dates from around 1960 and in lovely 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 high level, with a body that produces a professional tone. 

Unique benefits

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
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