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A second hand Adler 1357 bassoon for sale in excellent condition. 

This is a particularly nice example of the highly regarded Adler 1357/4 bassoon, stamped Sonora, with 25 keys. Adler bassoons are universally loved by bassoon teachers and their students for their great sound, effortless playing characteristics and outstanding reliability. The current new price for this instrument is £6,525.

This bassoon is made from an unusually fine piece of figured maple (easier to see in real life than in the pictures), with some lovely natural striping, especially on the long joint.

This bassoon features:

  • Typically of a Sonora, a lovely free blowing sound with good projection. High notes sound easily and it has nice resonant low notes
  • Accurate intonation and tuning
  • Varnish in great condition
  • Silver plating in great condition
  • Good specification of key work – high D key, extra low C touch, five rollers, lined finger holes, left hand thumb whisper key lock, three trill keys (E-F#, C# and Eb trills), extra B flat key, extra G sharp key, extra F sharp key
  • Part of our Buy Back Scheme
  • One Year Warranty

This bassoon has been completely overhauled by Double Reed Ltd., including all new pads, complete disassembly of all keys, clean, bore oil, keywork oil and adjustments and much more, and is sold here in outstanding playing condition.

This bassoon comes with a Tutti Fagotti gig bag, Adler crook, hand rest, locking pin, new silk pull through, new cork grease, and new neck strap. 

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