Advertising and Web Hosting on Woodwind.Org!

Woodwind.OrgThe Oboe BBoardThe C4 standard

 
  BBoard              
 
 New Topic  |  Go to Top  |  Go to Topic  |  Search  |  Help/Rules  |  Smileys/Notes  |  Log In   Newer Topic  |  Older Topic 
 Vintage Oboe Questions
Author: adeluca 
Date:   2021-03-14 01:01

Hello All: I recently acquired this oboe from a seller in Germany, for use as a prop in a historical film. The seller indicated that the instrument was most likely from the late 19th century, but he wasn't entirely sure. The bell is not removable (by design, I believe), and there is a hairline crack in the upper joint, but it's otherwise mechanically sound. The pads are shot.

The sole marking on the back is "Carl Gottlob Schuster Markneukirchen". Does anyone have any insights about this instrument? I'd consider bringing it back to full playing condition if the instrument had some intrinsic value.

Thanks!

Reply To Message
 
 Re: Vintage Oboe Questions
Author: razafu 
Date:   2021-03-14 01:36

Although I cannot help identifying the horn, I most definitely would be interested in acquiring it from you for some parts I need. If you ever consider selling it, please let me know!

Reply To Message
 
 Re: Vintage Oboe Questions
Author: Joop 
Date:   2021-03-15 15:18

I ' ve never heard of this brand.
It could also just be the re-sellers name, as also violins and brass instruments show up if I do a search on the name.
I found an oboe with this name on internet that seems to be of the same "generation' of instruments as my Berthold und Sohne instrument (± 1870).
https://emuseum.nmmusd.org/people/4026/georg-berthold--sohne

Leo Duarte has some of these instruments on his site: https://www.leoduarte.co.uk/collection/index.php?categories=Romantic

Getting all keys to properly close might be quite tricky as there are no screws to adjust, so the pads will have to be adapted in thickness to get in instrument to close properly.
I am still experimenting to find the reed setup (staple & length/width) i would need to have it play in tune.

Reply To Message
 Avail. Forums  |  Threaded View   Newer Topic  |  Older Topic 


 Avail. Forums  |  Need a Login? Register Here 
 User Login
 User Name:
 Password:
 Remember my login:
   
 Forgot Your Password?
Enter your email address or user name below and a new password will be sent to the email address associated with your profile.
Search Woodwind.Org

Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

The Clarinet Pages
is sponsored by:

For Sale
Put your ads for items you'd like to sell here. Free! Please, no more than two at a time - ads removed after two weeks.

Accessories
Accessories that every clarinetist needs - reed makers and shapers, ligatures, greases, oils, and preservatives ... and more!

Service
Instrument repairs, restorations, adjustments, and overhauls.

Music & Books
CDs, Sheet Music, and some of the greatest reference books ever written!

Events
Major events especially for clarinetists

Reeds
Great reeds available from around the world

Mouthpieces & Barrels
Fine makers of mouthpieces and barrels, from wood to crystal to hard rubber and plastic

Miscellaneous
Services and products too varied to categorize! Repair, recording, news

Instruments
Retailers and manufacturers of clarinets, both modern and early replica

 
     Copyright © Woodwind.Org, Inc. All Rights Reserved    Privacy Policy    Contact charette@woodwind.org