An unmarked two key Oboe c.1790 in Boxwood and Ivory. Both block mounted keys are working. Bottom Ivory ring is absent. Many wood plugs have been inserted, but the basic openhole system seems to be viable. Returnable.
This beautiful late Victorian walking stick has a 12 inch long x 1-1/8 inch sterling silver repousse handle, adorned with flora and ferns, no fauna. Stamped Sterling at the very bottom of the handle, it does have a period monogram TK. A tiny rosewood collar and slender rosewood shaft terminates in a 1-1/4 inch bimetal tip. Overal length is 35-3/4 inches. This is a lovely Victorian stick with an extremely long handle.
A beautiful antique gibson F2 mandolin with black finish numbered 22440 dating this instrument to 1914. This mandolin has the ultimate tone quality and plays with ease has great action. The condition is amazing all original including the finish with no damage just minor wear. The tuners have been updated with top of the line replacements all other components are original. An exquisite example a museum quality collectors grade or a great instrument for recording and preforming.
A boxwood and Ivory Flute by Potter, London with eight silver and pewter plug keys. Repaired crack in barrel, one Ivory ring cracked. All keys working. Blow hole in perfect condition. Length near 26". Blowing length around 23 1/2". No case. Best offer considered.
A No Name Stained Boxwood and Ivory Four Salt spoon key Flute in original box (box as is). One block mount and one ring missing. Length is 20 1/4 inches, blowing length is 17 3/8 inches. Blowing hole in good condition.
A Lyre Mandolin made by Calase, Napoli. Full lable inside. Mostly restored. 25 inches long.
A rocking Melodeon by Farley & Pearson, Worcester, Mass circa 1846. Keyboard style. All original Ivory keys present as well as all Ebony keys. Bellows will need some patching. All the wood is in good condition.
A six key Boxwood Clarinet in Bb by Bilton, London 1826-56. Short crack at bell joint. Two Ivory rings absent. Original MP. 23 1/4 inches without MP.
A Cornopean with no makers mark except for the letter G on the middle of the numbered valve casings. Very good condition and ready to play. Less than 1% of the plating is gone. Pigtails are marked SOL and LaB. I assume that this horn can be played in G, A and Bb. Original case, Music lyre and MP.
A String Rotary Cornet in Bb in playing condition with original case. MP is Levi Model by Diston. Extension pipe does not fit. All crooks pull and valve action is perfect. All repairs made seem to be professional.
A Blackwood Flute marked "D,LP" 11 keys with one duplication. Original case. Excellent condition.
An Eb String Rotary Cornet by Boston MIM in fair-good condition. Needs 2 re-stringings one rotor screw. Excess solder between 1st and 2nd rotor. Dings. Sign of at least one repair on 3rd crook end. Mp included.
An unmarked String Rotary Cornet in playing condition with original pigtail and MP. Some dings on Bell crook. One rotor screw absent.
An interesting String Rotary Bb Cornet with an attached pigtail (cracked) plus another pigtail. I guess it can be played in Bb or in A. No makers marks. Garland. Includes MP. Good condition.
An unmarked Eb String Rotary Cornet with a patch on bell. Otherwise, good condition.
A later SR Cornet by Boston. Note water key and lyre holder. Some plating gone on touches. Needs stringing on 1st valve. Minimal dings. Almost playable as is.
A string Rotary Cornet by Slater, NY, in Bb and A. Almost ready to play. Needs only stringing on 2nd valve and 3 valve screws. Dent on 1st valve crook. Brass lead pipe and bell section with nickle garland. The rest is nickle.
String Rotary Cornet by The Boston Musical Inst Manufy c.1865. In good condition. Valves are dried out and sticky Some dings on large bow and on bell edge. Lead pipe and MP included.