Three-keyed oboe stamped Lehner. Index card reads: Three brass keys (D sharp duplicated), flat, square, mounted in blocks. Twin holes for lowest finger on upper joint. Lowest note C. Boxwood; ivory mounts. ("from the Adam Carse Collection"). Good condition. Re-pad keys and clean generally. Provide staple and reed.Stamped 'F.LEHNER' , 'FL' as a monogram and '2' on all three joints.
overall: 575 x 50 mm

Many of the UK's musical instrument collectors of the early 20th century were evidently on friendly terms, and instruments often changed hands between them. This oboe was acquired by the Horniman Museum as part of the Percy Bull Collection, but it had previously belonged to Adam Carse.

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