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Why Buy a Second hand Bassoon or Oboe from Double Reed Ltd.?

Buy a bassoon from Double Reed Ltd.

We understand that buying a used bassoon, mini bassoon, contrabassoon or oboe is a major investment, and that you want to be sure you are buying the right instrument from the right supplier.

We are bassoon and oboe specialists and sell only high quality used instruments in very good playing order. We ensure that the process of buying a second hand bassoon or oboe is as easy as possible and risk-free. As a part of our service we:

  • test all instruments extensively before putting them on sale, and either fully service them or attend to minor issues if the instrument has recently been serviced.
  • offer for sale only high quality bassoons and oboes which have many years of playing life ahead of them.

  • clean and polish all instruments and cases before sale;

  • provide an accurate description of each instrument on the web site, with high quality close-up photographs so that you can see the condition for yourself;

  • offer a Try Before You Buy scheme so that you can try the instrument at home and ask your teacher or colleagues to assess it, subject to suitable ID being provided;

  • provide a 14 day money back guarantee if you change your mind and wish to return the instrument after purchase;

  • offer a Buy Back Scheme on selected instruments, where up to 90% of the purchase price may be refunded if you decide that your instrument isn't right for you and return it within two years;

  • provide a 12 month warranty to cover any faults which may develop after purchase;

  • welcome visitors to our premises, by appointment, to try any or all of our instruments prior to either purchasing or taking the preferred instrument on approval to try at home;

For answers to a range of questions in relation to buying an instrument from Double Reed Ltd., click here: Frequently-Asked Questions

Why buy an oboe, bassoon, mini bassoon or contrabassoon from Double Reed Ltd.?
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