A meticulously restored 7000 series Heckel bassoon for sale in pristine condition. Heckel 7000 and 8000 series bassoons are highly prized for their beautiful sound. This bassoon has particularly sweet and resonant tonal qualities and amazing intonation.
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This bassoon has been carefully restored in-house by our specialist bassoon repair team including: all new pads, complete re-silver, bore oil and seal, restored original striping and finish, re-gilded original Heckel stamps, German silver finger hole liners and much more. It is one of the most beautiful looking and sounding Heckel bassoons you will find anywhere, ready to perform at the highest level.
Fine Heckel bassoons are not only a dream to play but are a great investment. If you are looking for an instrument for life then you should consider this Heckel bassoon.
In particular this bassoon features:
- A particularly round, Heckel sound, with great warmth of tone and penetrating projection
- Outstanding intonation and evenness of tone
- Newly-fitted German silver finger-hole liners extending into the bore
- Silver plated keywork
- New corks, felts and pads
- Keywork including high D key, five rollers, E-F# trill, C# trill, alternate F# for right hand little finger, alternate G# (Ab) for right hand thumb, alternate Bb for right hand third finger
- Well matched Heckel crook/bocal
- New professional fibreglass hard case, with case cover and back straps
- 12 month warranty
This is a rare opportunity to invest in a world class instrument.
Owing to the value of this instrument we request that potential purchasers visit us to try it (and to take it away using our Try Before You Buy scheme if you like it).