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A Heckel 12000 series bassoon for sale (122XX). High specification of keywork, including 15 rollers, high E key and lots of other extra keys to facilitate an advanced level of playing.

This bassoon has received a full service and professional set up in our workshops and is in outstanding condition.

This is a magnificent instrument with a big, dark sound, pure tenor register and superb intonation.

This is a rare opportunity to own a 12000 series Heckel bassoon in fantastic condition.

This bassoon features:

  • Incredible projection and dynamic range
  • Warm, round, and direct Heckel sound
  • Outstanding intonation
  • Varnish in excellent condition
  • Silver plated keywork in excellent condition
  • A lot of extra keys including high D and high E keys, 15 rollers, high A bridge, Ab/Bb trill key for right hand thumb, alternate low C# tone hole to facilitate automatic low C# to Eb trill, left thumb whisper key lock, offset right hand C# trill key, extra low C key, four trill keys, double width right hand little finger F# touch piece
  • Sterling silver water tubes extending into the bore
  • Comes with new leather seat strap, new silk pull through, new cork grease, Heckel CC1 crook/bocal, leather Kim Walker gig bag

Owing to the value of this instrument we are not able to send it out by courier, so it needs to be tried at our premises prior to taking it for a trial if required. If taken on trial it will need to be insured by the triallee; we will need proof of insurance before it leaves our premises.

Commission sale on behalf of a private owner.

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