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Serial number 7568 (all pieces stamped). Good condition, cork tight on top joint, looser on bottom. (See photographs)
I was given this (beautiful!) instrument.. I suspect it has ivory pieces and therefore can’t be sold (it’s 1957). Would you like to swap this instrument for another of similar value, especially unusual stringed instruments (mandolin etc)
Its value is £200 plus. It sounds beautiful, although I’m sure will need oiling and maintaining. There are no cracks.
Contact: Lisa Thorne lisathorne13gmailcom
Von Huene Alto
Please see https://recordersforsale.com/von-huene-alto-recorder-rippert/
Ganassi Soprano by von Huene
A wonderful “Ganassi soprano” (see here for the specification of this model on the maker’s website: http://www.vonhuene.com/p-4863-von-huene-ganassi-soprano.aspx) made by Von Huene. In Maple with two joints at A=440 and A=415. I bought this instrument second-hand through the Early Music Shop Used Instrument Agency in 2011 when it was a few years old, and have enjoyed it very much since then (you can hear a little clip of me playing it on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSL51KIEEKs). I am selling as over the past 5 years I feel that my instrument needs/preferences have changed, and so am looking to pass this much-loved recorder on and replace it with an instrument that has a little more resistance and ‘chuff’ in the sound. This is a truly excellent instrument that can be played using standard ‘modern’ soprano fingerings and produces a really lovely clear & pure tone at both pitches, making it ideal for all situations.
Contact : flahham993gmailcom
Von Huene “Stanesby, Jr.” Alto
Grenadilla, a=415, S/n 4193
This superb instrument was bought new, by me, from the Early Music Shop of Boulder Colorado in San Francesco when we were both visiting that city in 1989. It has beautiful tone and intonation and is a fine example of Von Huene’s work. Complete with lovely Von Huene soft leather carrying pouch. See pictures at www.gordongregory.co.uk.
Price: £1000 ono.
Contact: gordongordongregorycouk 020 8985 7422
Hanson and Cousen Tenor
This recorder belonged to my late mother, who was an enthusiast for early music. I believe it is a tenor recorder made by Hanson and Cousen in about 1980, and I have had one valuation of about £250. I should like it to go where it will be played – as far as I am aware it is in good condition. My email is alexramsaynet (01544 267461).
(c. 89 mm.), stamped “W. BURNS & CO / BELFAST”, rosewood, one nickel ring
Price £ 600
Maple and at 440. The tone is sonorous and full. Originally bought at The Early Music Shop.
Contact 07949494568 wendytalbotyahoocouk
Location South East London
Ganassi Alto in G
made by Joachim Rohmer. It’s in both 440 and 466Hz. The wood is Palissandre. This is a very good instrument, but I don’t really play the soloist repertoire of the 16th century… You can hear the instrument at www.trobamor.com, in “extraits sonores”‘s video after 2.06 minutes.
Price: I bought this recorder in 2011 for 1500€. I am selling it for 1000€.
Contact: David Zubeldia davidzubeldiaoutlookfr