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We have a "Made in Germany" Gordet Oboe serial number 433.   There are also labels that say "GORDET Paris NY"  Could you help us establish a value for this instrument? The plating and wood are free from damage and are not chipped or cracked.  This oboe has a double octave key in the back.

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Joan, thank you for your note. The Gordet oboe, once serviced by a qualified oboe specialist to confirm condition and ready the oboe for re-sale is worth around $2,000.00 +/-.

The oboe is probably from the 1960's so I suggest you be flexible with the pricing since each oboe is very individual and it is impossible to determine the current play ability by description only.

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Hannah Selznick

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I have the expertise to answer questions about all brands and models of oboes and English Horns. I will assist in providing information about the process of purchasing and selling an instrument. I know reputable oboe specialist repairmen to recommend. I give guidance on oboe and English Horn reeds. I offer guidance on maintenance and handling of oboes and English Horns and help owners troubleshoot instrument issues.

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I have been an instructor of oboe and instrumental music for almost 40 years. I have taught all grade levels from preschool music to college oboe (double reed specialist)instruction. I perform with a professional symphony in the Phoenix area. I also have an active teaching studio. I love what I do, especially in regards to educating future generations of musicians.

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BS.ED (Music) University of Missouri MM in Oboe Performance University of Tulsa Post Graduate Work in Oboe at Catholic University of America

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I have public and private educational institutions as clients; as well as a national referral base of studio teachers and oboe instructors.

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