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West of England Bath area

This beautiful instrument, made in unstained boxwood, is a couple of years old but has hardly been played. It comes with its original case and both are in really excellent condition. The EMS price for this model (MOE5323) is currently £1065. I am asking £650 ono. It’s a reluctant sale!

Please contact Hugo via email: hugodotstearnatgmaildotcom, or phone 01761 416708.

Serial number 7568 (all pieces stamped).  Good condition, cork tight on top joint, looser on bottom.  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 lisathorne13atgmaildotcom.

(Placed 07/07/2017)

A wonderful “Ganassi soprano” (see here for the specification of this model on the maker’s website: 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: 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.
Price £760
Contact : flahham993atgmaildotcom

(Placed 30/05/2016)

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
Price: £1000 ono.
Contact: gordonatgordongregorydotcodotuk  020 8985 7422
(Placed 28/03/2016)

his 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 alexatramsaydotnet (01544 267461).

(Placed 10/03/2016)

(c. 89 mm.), stamped “W. BURNS & CO / BELFAST”, rosewood, one nickel ring.
Price £ 600
Contact: theatorumatgmaildotcom

(Updated 01/05/2016)

Maple and at 440. The tone is sonorous and full. Originally bought at The Early Music Shop.
Price: £200
07949494568 wendytalbotatyahoodotcodotuk
Location South East London
(Placed 09/12/2015)

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, 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 davidzubeldiaatoutlookdotfr

(Placed 22/10/2015)

Last updated 10 February 2019