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Used Instruments

Here at the Early Music Shop, we have a wide array of used instruments that can fill a need in your ensemble at a price that is much lower than that of a new model. Our inventory changes constantly, so please call with specific requests. Except as noted, all used recorders have been tested, cleaned, revoiced as needed and put into top playing condition. As with new instruments, we are happy to send used instruments out on approval and we encourage you to compare a few options to find the best match for your needs and tastes.
If you have an instrument you would like to place with us for sale on consignment, please give us a call to discuss the specifics.
Note: Only a representative selection of the used instruments we have for sale are listed here - if you don't see what you're looking for, please CALL to inquire. This listing is updated when time allows; instruments listed here may not be available. We regret that we are unable to provide pictures or sound samples. Instrument listings which are greyed out are currently out on approval. Last updated 3/17/2017. 

FINE HAND-MADE RECORDERS

von Huene Renaissance consort soprano in c'', beautiful flamed maple, 2 pieces, a=440 - $800
von Huene Renaissance consort soprano in c'', zapatero boxwood, 1 piece, a=440 - $1000
     (this was our reference example; we no longer plan to produce this model)
Levin-Silverstein Renaissance soprano in c'', blond maple, 1 piece, a=440 - $600
Jean-Luc Boudreau Renaissance soprano in c'' #47, maple, one piece, a=415 - $350
Rob Turner Ganassi alto in g', maple, with two bodies (a=440/466), repaired crack in head (sealed inside and out), but very fine instrument - $800
von Huene Renaissance consort alto in f', maple, 2 pieces - $1200
von Huene Renaissance consort alto in f', gorgeous flamed maple, 2 pieces - $1500 (NEW - shop model)
Hulsens transitional tenor in c', plum, single key - $1000 price cut to $600
Levin Renaissance consort tenor in c', maple, 1 piece with key and basket - $1500
     same, but with two additional keys for holes 3 & 4 - $1800

FEATURED DEALS
A nice selection of affordably priced handmade a=415 alto recorders:

Kobliczek Oberlender alto in f', boxwood, a=440 & 415 (two centers - $400
Guido Klemisch Bressan alto in f', boxwood, a=415 (repaired crack in head) - $400
Lockwood Bressan? alto recorder in f', ebony, a=415 - $450
Richard Palm Oberlender alto in f', Turkish boxwood, a=415 - $500
Rob Turner alto recorder in f', dogwood stained dark, a=415 - $800
Coolsma Bressan alto in f', boxwood, a=415 - $800

 

von Huene Rippert soprano in c'', rosewood, a=440 #11508 - $1100

Prescott Boekhout soprano, European boxwood, a=415 in deluxe fitted hard case - $1200

rare von Huene Terton soprano in c'', European boxwood with full engraved silver mounts, a=415 - $2800
Coolsma alto in f', grenadilla with full ivory mounts - $1000 price cut to $700
Dolmetsch Bressan (?) alto in f', boxwood (recent) - $800
von Huene 'standard' alto recorder (older model, #183) in f', rosewood with two ivory rings; fitted hard case - $1500
von Huene standard alto in f', rosewood with full IMITATION ivory  mounts - $1600
von Huene Rippert alto in f', European boxwood, #7968 - $1900
von Huene Rippert alto in f', grenadilla, #11959, - $1700
stunning
von Huene Rippert alto in f', kingwood with full ivory mounts, #11240 - $3000
Prescott baroque alto recorder in f', European boxwood, a=440 - $1700
Beha-Gibbons baroque alto recorder in f', dogwood, a=440 - $1800
Beha-Gibbons Bressan alto recorder in f', European boxwood, a=415 - $1800 price cut to $1400
Coolsma Bressan alto recorder in f', beautiful blond European boxwood with full ivory mounts, a=415 - $1500
Prescott JC Denner alto recorder in f', blond European boxwood, a=415 in deluxe fitted hard case with cover - $1800
von Huene Stanesby, Jr. alto recorder in f', grenadilla, a=415 - $1800 price cut to $1400
von Huene Denner alto recorder in f', European boxwood, light stain, a=415, single holes; with fitted hard case - $1400
von Huene Denner alto recorder in f', European boxwood, a=415, #8915, very nice instrument - $1900
Prescott Denner voice flute in d', European boxwood, a=415 - $1800 (2 in stock)
Prescott Denner tenor recorder in c', boxwood, a=440, 2 brass keys - $2500
Hulsens baroque tenor in c', pearwood, a=415, single holes - $1000
NEW von Huene baroque tenor in c', current model, grenadilla with 2 silver keys
     very heavy, spectacular playing instrument - $2500

RARE von Huene baroque tenor recorder in c' (older model), satinwood, a=440, 2 brass keys
     (ex. Jennifer Lehmann) - $2250
     same in dark rosewood with silver keys - $2250
von Huene baroque tenor in c' (older model), dark rosewood or grenadilla with full ivory mounts and silver keys - $2700 price cut to $2250
von Huene baroque tenor recorder in c', older model
      grenadilla with ivory rings, a=440, c/c-sharp and d/d-sharp keys, extra key on hole 3 - $2500
 
MID-PRICED RECORDERS

Hopf Praetorius garklein in c''', maple - $200
Hopf Praetorius sopranino in f'', maple - $250
Bartram Renaissance soprano in c'', one piece - $100
Kobliczek Praetorius soprano in c'', sycamore - $300
Moeck Kynsecker soprano recorder in c'', plum - $350
Hopf Praetorius alto in g', sycamore - $400
Mollenhauer Kynsecker alto in g', plum - $550
Bartram Renaissance alto in f', maple - $250
Hopf Renaissance alto in f', pearwood, older model - $250
Mollenhauer Dream alto in f', pear, two pieces - $275
Moeck Renaissance alto in f' (first generation), maple - $275
Kobliczek Praetorius alto in f', sycamore - $450
Hopf Renaissance tenor in c', pearwood, older model - $350
Hopf Praetorius tenor in c', maple, with key and fontanelle - $800
Loretto Renaissance tenor in c', maple, key & fontanelle - $600
Mollenhauer Dream tenor in c', pear, 3 pieces with keyed foot & extra keys for holes 3, 4 & 5 - $650
Hopf Praetorius tenor in c', key & fontanelle, sycamore, older model - $800
Mollenhauer Kynseker tenor in c', key & fontanelle, maple - $800
Mollenhauer Kynseker bass in f', key & fontanelle, maple - $1500 

Moeck Renaissance consort soprano in c'', maple, current model - $400
Moeck Renaissance consort alto in f', maple, current model - $575
Moeck Renaissance consort greatbass in c, maple (key & fontanelle), current model - $2000

Dolmetsch sopranino recorder in f'', rosewood with ivory - $250
Moeck Rottenburgh sopranino recorder in f'', rosewood with ivory ring - $200
Moeck Meisterstücke soprano recorder in c'', grenadilla with ivory rings - $300 price cut to $200
Moeck Rottenburgh soprano recorder in c'', boxwood, a=440 - $225 price cut to $175
Moeck Rottenburgh soprano recorder in c'', plum (older model with imitation ivory rings, a=440 - $225
Moeck Rottenburgh soprano recorder in c'', grenadilla (older model with imitation ivory rings, a=440 - $300
Moeck Rottenburgh soprano recorder in c'', palisander (current model), a=442 - $300
Fehr  soprano in c'', tulipwood - $250
Lockwood Bressan? soprano recorder in c'', ebony, a=440 - $300
Mollenhauer Denner soprano recorder in c'', pearwood, a=442 - $175
Moeck Steenbergen soprano recorder in c'', boxwood, antique finish, a=442 - $500

Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f' maple, a=440 (straight windway) - $225

Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f', maple, a=440 - $250
Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f', maple, a=442, like new - $275
Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f', maple with thumb-bushing, a=440 - $275
Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f', newer model, boxwood with key for hole 4, a=442 - $500 
Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f', plum (older model with imitation ivory rings), a=440 - $400 price cut to $300
Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f', bubinga (older model with imitation ivory rings), a=440 - $400 price cut to $300
Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f', palisander (older model with imitation ivory rings), a=440 -
$400 price cut to $300
Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f', ebony (older model with imitation ivory rings), a=440 - $500
Dolmestch alto recorder in f', beautiful rosewood, a=440 - $400
     same with full ivory mounts - $400
Fehr alto recorder in f', dark rosewood - $400
Fehr Model IV alto recorder in f', boxwood, a=440 - $400
Aesthé alto, boxwood with plastic sleeve on mouthpiece, a=440 - $450
Mollenhauer Denner alto recorder in f', tulipwood, a=442 - $650 price cut to $500
Moeck Denner alto recorder in f', grenadilla, a=442 - $800
Moeck Denner alto recorder in f', Castello-boxwood, a=442 - $800
Mollenhauer 'Modern' alto recorder in f', pearwood (f-foot), a=442 - $800
Mollenhauer 'Modern' alto recorder in f', palisander (f-foot), a=442 - $900
Roessler Oberlender alto recorder in f', ebony with imitation ivory rings, SINGLE HOLES, a=415 - $400
Yamaha YRA901 Denner alto recorder in f', Castello-boxwood (antique finish), a=415 - $1100
Mollenhauer-Morgan Edition Denner alto recorder in f' European boxwood, a=415 - $1200

Mollenhauer Denner tenor recorder in c', pear, a=442 (keyless) - $400

Moeck Rottenburgh tenor recorder in c', maple, a=440 (keyless) - $300 (2 in stock)
Moeck Rottenburgh tenor recorder in c', palisander, older model (keyless), a=440 - $550
Moeck Rottenburgh tenor recorder in c', ebony, older model (keyless), a=440 - $600
Zen-On Z-2500 tenor recorder, cherry with 2 brass keys - $500
Aura tenor recorder in c', boxwood with 2 brass keys - $650

BASS RECORDERS
 
Roessler Meister-bass, pearwood, a=440, palisander - $800
Zen-On model 5500, bass recorder, cherry, a=440 - $900
Moeck Tuju bass (direct blow), maple, a=440 (older model) - $600
Küng Classica? model (40+ years old), rosewood, single f key - $600
Coolsma bass with both direct and knick joints, boxwood, a=440 - $900
Moeck Tuju greatbass, maple, a=440 (older model) - $800
Zen-On greatbass, cherry, a=440 - $1200

TRANSVERSE FLUTES

Levin Renaissance tenor flute in c', maple, one piece - $500
von Huene 17th century flute, a=440, Turkish boxwood - $700
Sweet 'Sweetheart' baroque flute, a=440, maple - $500
Anonymous Grenser? flute, grenadilla or ebony, a=442 - $500
Prescott Grenser flute, a=415, grenadilla with bone rings - $1100
Jan Hermans Grenser flute, ebony with imitation ivory rings, a=415 & a=430
     (NB this flute includes both center and heart sections at each pitch for excellent tuning) - $1500
Polak Tassi flute, a=415, grenadilla with imitation ivory rings - $1600
Folkers & Powell H. Grenser flute, a=415, grenadilla with imitation ivory rings - $1400
Cameron A. Grenser flute, beautiful flamed boxwood with imitation ivory rings, a=415 only - $1800
Folkers & Powell T. Lot flute, a=415/400/392, boxwood with imitation ivory rings - $2000
von Huene Hotteterre (Graz) flute #7127, a=392, ebony with imitation ivory rings
     (Friedrich von Huene's model) - $2500
von Huene Hotteterre (Leningrad) flute #3611, a=392, beautiful figured boxwood with ivory cap, boss and foot - $2500
 
OTHER INSTRUMENTS & ACCESSORIES
 
Dalton Eichentopf baroque oboe, boxwood, acid-stained with brass keys, a=440 - $1600
     same at a=415 - $1600
Körber alto cornamuse in f, 2 keys, a=415 (really) - $400
Körber bass cornamuse in F with extra reed - $800
Körber soprano crumhorn in c' - $300
Körber alto crumhorn in g - $400
Körber alto crumhorn in f - $400
Körber tenor crumhorn in c - $600 
Körber bass crumhorn in F - $800
     set of five instruments (above) -
$2000
Richard Wood bass crumhorn in F, 1 key, a=440, cane reed - $800
bass turnabout (crumhorn) in F, two keys, a=440 - $800
Moeck soprano shawm in c, maple, a=440 - $600
Moulder keyless soprano shawm in C with pirouette (MISSING STAPLE) - $500
Moeck cornettino in d'?, tiger maple (straight) - $150
Monk? cornetto in g, maple, leather-covered, pristine condition - $700
Anonymous mute cornett in f, plum, two pieces - $250
Williamson tabor, 14", with soft carrying case (no stick) - $450

THE BARGAIN BASEMENT

Occasionally we are asked to sell estate instruments, usually older model recorders. Often these were the best instruments available—40+ years ago—but they are not quite up to the standards of recorders being produced today. It isn't cost effective to invest in reconditioning these recorders, so they are being sold AS IS and are priced accordingly. Unless otherwise noted, all instruments have double holes, but do NOT include a case.
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