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Secondhand Kreul Oboe

Code: 656509

This is a pro level instrument, ideal for advancing player. Some wear to the plating is visible as expected for its age but otherwise it is in good playing order.

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Price £1,500.00 VAT Exempt

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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.

Suitable for

This oboe is ideal for someone who has some grounding on the oboe, to appreciate the left hand keywork. Also ideal for a player looking for a darker tone.

Unique benefits

This is a half open hole, wooden, English thumb plate system oboe. With long F and C # and a B to C link. This is a pro level instrument of its time, ideal now for an experienced player.

With a darker round sound and comfortable keywork.

There is some wear to plating as expected for its age, but otherwise is in good order. Would benefit from a full re-pad – offers invited. Original hard case included.

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

This oboe comes in a worn hard snake-skin style case with blue lining. There is a reed case also. 

About the maker

Dating from 1919, Kreul oboes was founded in Tubingen, Germany, by Hans Kreul. Succeeded first by his son, Hans Kreul, Jr., Kreul oboes has been directed since 1980 by Hans Kreul's grandson, Hans-Joachim Kreul. 

For years many Kreul oboes were exported to American under the name Gordet, and Mirafone, with many not being aware that Kreul were the manufacturers.


  • Wooden body
  • Thumbplate system
  • Silverplated keywork
  • C-D trill
  • Left hand F
  • Left hand C#
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