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USED Howarth S5 Professional Oboe


Beautiful example of a Howarth S5 Professional Oboe. The S5 brings all the charm and warmth of an English sound.

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USED Howarth S5 Professional Oboe

Manufactured in 1989, this quality oboe is in stunning condition. Grenadilla wood is crack free and the silver plating is almost as new. Full Gillet conservatoire system with left hand F and third octave keys, vent F, split ring D, banana key, low Bb, trills. The intonation and response is superbly accurate and consistent throughout the range. The sound is rich, lively and flexible and of course the ergonomics are exceptional as with all Howarth instruments.

All second-hand instruments have been fully cleaned and serviced, tested and sanitised through our workshop, and come with a 6 month guarantee on parts and regulation.

Contact our resident oboe specialist and technician Richard Craig HERE to arrange a trial anywhere in Australia. He can help with any questions and offer personalised suggestions.

International enquiries welcomed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do all instruments come with a warranty?

All new instruments come with a minimum 24 month warranty on repairs and we will take care of all servicing and cleaning within the first 12 months upon request. All second hand instruments come with a 6 month guarantee from the date of purchase.

Can you service my instruments?

Consortium Music is owned and operated by a team of specialist Brass and Woodwind repair technicians, we are a full service workshop from general maintenance to major repairs and custom builds. Whether you are local or interstate, we can advise you on the best way to get your instrument here for specialist care.

How much is shipping?

All orders over $100 are shipped free within Australia. Orders less than $100 will be shipped at cost (usually $10-$30) depending on the size of the Australia Post satchel.

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