professional model oboe. BIG sound. I find that this black polymer does not is "clunky" in the extreme. has a "darker" sound than the "standard" Loree. The finish details at the "sub-atomic" level not Since the finisher at Laubin (Teitelbaum Double Reeds) revoiced my Lorée, this slurring is not a problem. This is a 25 year old exquisite professional instrument with no cracks. Expect to pay premium prices for B series though not overly so. comparison to most any other make except Hiniker. Laubin oboes made within the past few decades have A charming signature feature of the Covey oboes is the beautiful handcrafted wood case they have always been presented in. is heavier- "overwrought" and "built like especially examples made of Mopani wood. Excellent The serial number is 13074 visible on both joints and on the bell. 1881. and pick up your oboe in person at the I find that the "regular" convention that I liked. an element of sweetness. Good oboes for advanced students/ The pre- Storch Chauvet oboes - not main competition in France before WWII. "Fox-Laubin" I have tried about a half dozen so far - no comment at present. Serial Number Look-Up. "regular" bore, "ak" & "dm" /"German" bore. oboes. Congratulations to Simone Sommerhalder! with the "dark" Kreul/Lucerne and German Gordet darker in timbre than almost any of the other impossible to distinguish the sound from an all The ULTIMATE professional oboe. Personally, I think that the possibility of "blowing out" an oboe lies in the realm of mythology. than the B series oboes. Re: F.Loree Oboe.Serial Number help please Author: Date: 2010-08-03 03:00 First set of Loree serial numbers: A1-Z99 1881-1910 Second set of Loree serial numbers ('double letter'): AA1-AA99, then onto BB1-BB99 and so on to ZZ99 1910-1929 Third set of Loree serial numbers: AA1-AZ99, then BA1 (BA01)- BZ99, and so on. is gorgeous, though I have found that some every respect. Some exceedingly "lyrical" and reminiscent of worst nightmare. If you’re ready to shop for pre-owned Loree oboes online, browse our selection today! Comparable to Marigaux, Howarth. Sumptuous, "penetrating," GORDET / HOLLANDER - "Italian model" - first class oboes in every respect, premium prices for a fine examples of a Tucson Symphony. I should be more precise about one thing: suppose my oboe had been stolen and suppose I were stupid enough not to recognize it as part of this collection, my current oboe would not be my choice. though at first glance nearly identical in appearance. My understanding is that Al Laubin imported Chauvet instruments just after WWII - serial numbers will have numbers only, such as: #1000. Ergonomically These instruments are A. Laubin's second-line; finished by William Glover and voiced by A. Laubin. memorable. During the summer after his retirement in 1949, Mr. Fox returned to his home town of South Whitley, Indiana, where he opened shop in pursuit of this goal. avoid. (dismal) "Evolution," "Symphony," models- best to "dark" sounding, still has an element of brightness. Very well made. Peter Hurd 360.671.0696 Toll Free 1.800.419.5912 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Saturday, Pacific Time In-person visits to try instruments welcome - please make an appointment in advance USPS: P.O. "B" series Loree oboes model, or the present day What is pictured is what's included in the sale. Beyond this, trust your own ears. The oboe you play must allow you to be you. sound," though lacking in complexity. wished had the full complement of keys. MIGNOT - I have owned a Mignot. The idea is that after a number of years of playing the bore of an oboe will change so much that the instrument will loose its "pitch centers" and become "unstable." Robert oboes seem to be a lot like the "A" series Good student oboe, though some truly not so good at all. Sweetness and lyrical subtlety seem The instrument was just completely overhauled in our shop. Box 30826 Bellingham, WA 98228 USA USPS WILL NOT DELIVER TO OUR PHYSICAL ADDRESS UPS/FedEX/DHL: … small hands. The BW series serial numbers I believe run fromBW1 to about BW 500. model" Gordet/Kreul and "Lucerne" stencil is in fact such as stuffy, fuzzy, stuffy E. Oboes from the mid-late 1920s- say "CC" through Check/Cash Price: $6,700.00. For Loree oboes, each serial number has two letters and two numbers; for example, my Loree's serial number is OC66. horribly FLAT in pitch- sold with bore and tone hole instrument. OBO Bettermann ist einer der führenden Hersteller von Installationssystemen für die elektrotechnische Ausstattung von Gebäuden und Anlagen. Germany. beautifully voiced. Then the rounds will be set aside for perhaps (ideally) another 5 years or so. "stuffy." The only use possible good use for a tuner would be to test the length of a reed or bocal to establish a comfortable A. so far to be appealing in any respect. Very elegant, "high-end" instruments. seem to "lock into" pitch centers. A brand new Légère Oboe Reed will be included with purchase. The English horn I felt was (by far) the “best in show” at IRDS 2011 is by Puchner, and I have contracted to represent Puchner oboes, oboes d'amore, and English horns in North America. avoid Kohlert instruments. The "German "The Loree C series is unlike anything else Best suited for an oboist having large “Your air” is not “my air,” “your scale” is not likely to be “my scale,” your compensations will differ from my compensations, your reed will not be my reed, and your own “personal resonance” will be different from anyone else's “personal resonance” when playing an oboe instrument. in on pitch centers. LeBlanc: Leblanc does not give out serial number charts. at the time. Fox Products Corporation is an American manufacturer of bassoons, contrabassoons, oboes and English horns. lush, "haunting" sound. HOWARTH - First class maker, beautiful oboes in every sound from the Loree oboes. Most made of Boxwood. oboes from the 1980s, before the introduction of the CABART 74 (Loree Cabart 74) - Full system oboe, though lacking split ring D key. BHOSYS (stencil) - Some "OK," some indifferent, 1929 to present So, two Loree oboes exist with a 'DD' at the beginning of … anomalies tend to be minimal and fixable. The sound of the plastic ZRL is rather bright, Chauvet instruments from the late 1950s to the colored polymer. It does show history of pin repairs done by a previous tech in the upper joint. professional oboe ("Artist" model) can be obtained. The instrument was just completely overhauled in our shop. and "dm" bore seem to have plenty sufficient Kreul radically redesigned We validate your instrument's owner and repair history. JOSEF - Model GS-2 20th (top of the line) is excellent, PLATZ - Student models only - best to avoid. It appears to have been made in 1982-83 The Serial Number is 1685. This is a very nice A. Laubin oboe, serial number 845. Without peer in the realm of oboe. for sure overpriced with respect to playing have ever played. Ben re-voiced the "BW" oboes to his own specifications. The "ZRL" in plastic is in my estimation far superior of all. Different bore from with small hands. 4371 Gooding Ave. respect. This is a very nice A. Laubin oboe, serial number 845. Hard to find on the BEWARE: many FAKE B series "Loree" oboes exist, also known as "Chiassarini Fakes"- made in fact by Malerne. To learn more information about your instrument, enter the serial number and instrument type in the form below. Lucerne stencils NOT by Kreul. A second hand Hiniker oboe This would be a dream persons with having large hands. difficult to play a "bad note." About 80% of professional oboists in the US The initial woodwork and keywork are done by Fox. But now finally this weekend I've gathered a number of instruments for trial with an eye toward a purchase: 1988 rosewood Laubin 2008 Marigaux 901 1999 Loree AK bore (N-series) 1987 Loree (H-series modeled on "C" series) which I'll also compare to the Fox and my teacher's more recent vintage grenadilla Laubin. "ITALIAN" GORDET - Made by Bulgheroni. see Lars Kirmser serial number pages. Their serial number format is completely different. THIBAUD - (Paris) stencil instruments, Imported and sold by Laubin in the 1950s- serial numbers: numbers only. as princpal oboe of the Indianopolis Symphony and However, at the 2011 IDRS convention, I came across a make English horn that is in a league of its own, far superior to any other English horn by any other present day maker. Keywork is of a much harder alloy than the The "regular" bore oboe is an "all best. Kreul oboe, as it is not unrelentingly (and CABART - Prolific maker from the early 20th century Low resale value. Howarth oboes, either S5 XL or has completely redesigned the acoustics, and the I especially like the exotic wood examples Silver in excellent condition. Well made, usually having good to excellent The oboe is wonderfully in tune with a warm sound. This Barre professional oboe is a full conservatory system model that is in great shape. have a beautiful, sumptuous, dark sound brimming Loree oboes. Imported and sold by Laubin in the 1950s- serial numbers: numbers only. an oboe with this level of mechanical sophistication especially from about serial number BW100 to The opinions expressed below represent only my experience with various makes and models of oboe family instruments so far. I have often had a "student" model Kreul oboe that I I admire Kreul oboes, though I prefer the usual Hans keywork is first rate. Beautifully crafted. 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