Oboe, dark stained boxwood, without mounts. Three keys (swallow-tail C and duplicated D sharp), flat flaps, one round and two ornately square, brass, mounted in turned rings. Twin holes for third and fourth fingers. Body turned with an undulating surface. Socket of staple formed as base of a pirouette. Sounding length (length overall) is 58.2 cm. Middle joint tenon chipped externally. Stamped: H. Richters (Trefoil mark); P. Borkens (Lion and crown marks).
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