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QUESTION: What is model of my oboe (Buffet) I took a lot of time to find it But i cannot found in the result
It has serial number (3784)

and I would like to know about the Selling price of it

Thank you for your help

ANSWER: Jirayus, thank you for your note. The Buffet oboe is quite old. It has no left hand F key. I am not sure about the model number since Buffet does not publish serial numbers for student instruments. Depending on the quality of the wood (cracks etc), and condition of the oboe pads, corks etc. it may be worth a few hundred dollars.  I hope this is helpful, hannah

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QUESTION: This is for student instrument, right ? Is it more helpful by more pic here

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I have looked on the web to locate a model number, but the oboe is quite old and the information is not available. The oboe is definitely a student model. My suggestion of value remains the same...if the oboe is in good working order without major mechanical/wood issues, it is probably worth a few hundred dollars.  Thank you for the additional photos. hannah

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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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