Oboe. Black plastic body with nickel keywork and ferrules. Fish skin pads.
Three joints. Cork lapped tenons. Lower joint stamped: MADE IN ENGLAND; Bell stamped: BOOSEY/&/HAWKES/LONDON/REGENT; both inscriptions are highlighted in gold paint. The serial number 454763 is stamped on all three joints.
Transcription of workshop order book production information: J/C no.: 3379815; Date issued: 11th Mar. 1976 (570); No. of instrument: 454763; Stamping: Regent; Customer: wholesale; Date complete: 2nd Apr. 1976; D.O.S no.: 227