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. Updated 10/03/2014.

FINE HAND-MADE RECORDERS

von Huene Ganassi soprano recorder, maple, 1 piece - $900

Levin-Silverstein Renaissance alto recorder, maple, 1 piece - $1000

von Huene Ganassi alto recorder in f, boxwood with brass ring and double key for f & f-sharp, 2 pieces - $2000


Prescott Bressan sopranino recorder, boxwood, with two bodies (a=440/415) - $2000

Dolmetsch Stanesby soprano recorder, coralwood (rosewood), a=415 - $700

Prescott Boekhout soprano recorder, grenadilla with bone mounts, a=415 (no case) - $1000

Boudreau Stanesby, Jr. fourth flute (soprano recorder in B-flat), boxwood, a=415 - $800 (two in stock)

Rohmer Stanesby, Jr. fourth flute (soprano recorder in B-flat), boxwood, a=415 - $800

Rohmer Bressan (?) alto in f, boxwood stained dark, a=440 - $800

Boudreau Debey alto in f, boxwood, medium brown stain, a=440, very nice - $1200

von Huene 'standard' alto recorder (older model) in f, rosewood with two ivory rings; fitted hard case - $1500 (two in stock)

von Huene Rippert alto recorder in f, European boxwood, a=440 - $1800
     medium brown stain, beautiful flame on head, minor wear on thumb hole

Beha-Gibbons baroque alto recorder in f, dogwood, a=440 - $1800

Prescott baroque alto recorder in f, boxwood, a=440 - $1400

Prescott baroque alto recorder in f, boxwood, a=440/415 - $2000 price cut to $1700


Beha-Gibbons Bressan alto recorder in f, European boxwood, a=415 (no case) - $1800 (two in stock)

Ehlert Bressan alto recorder in f, European boxwood, a=415 - $1700

von Huene Denner alto recorder in f, European boxwood, light stain, a=415; with fitted hard case - $2000

Rohmer Bressan voice flute in d, plum stained dark, a=415, soft cloth bag,
     nice instrument, very lightweight & comfortable to play - $1700

Prescott Denner tenor recorder in c, boxwood, a=440, 2 brass keys - $2500

von Huene baroque tenor recorder in c, older model
     dark rosewood with ivory rings, a=440, 2 brass keys - $2100

same, with extra key for hole 3 and d/d-sharp keys - $2500


Beaudin maple Stanesby low fourth flute (tenor recorder in B-flat), a=415 - $1000

MID-PRICED RECORDERS

Moeck Renaissance sopranino in f, maple with wide brass ring - $250

Hopf Renaissance alto  in f, pearwood, older model - $250

Hopf Praetorius alto in f, sycamore, older model - $300

Moeck Renaissance consort alto in f, sycamore (maple), newest model - $500

Bartram Renaissance tenor, maple, one piece - $300

Roessler Oberlender soprano recorder, rosewood, a=440 - $250

Moeck Rottenburgh soprano recorder, plum, a=440 - $275

Moeck Rottenburgh soprano recorder, bubinga? or palisander, a=440 - $275

Moeck Rottenburgh soprano recorder, palisander, a=440 - $300


Fehr Model IV soprano, rosewood, a=440 - $400

Küng Model II alto, grenadilla, a=440 - $400

Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f, maple, a=440 - $250

Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f, plum (older model with imitation ivory rings), a=440 - $400

Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f, bubinga (older model with imitation ivory rings), a=440 - $400

Rösseler Oberlender alto in f, palisander, a=440 - $400

Aesthé alto, boxwood with plastic sleeve on mouthpiece, a=440 - $450

Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f, plum with ivory rings, a=440 - $400

Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f, ebony or grenadilla with ivory rings, a=440 very nice - $500


Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f, ebony, a=440 (almost new) - $600

Mollenhauer Modern alto, pearwood, f/f-sharp keys (older model) - $800

Aesthé convertible alto in f, European boxwood, with two bodies at a=440 and a=415 - $1000

Moeck Rottenburgh tenor recorder in c, maple, a=440 - $300

Moeck Rottenburgh tenor recorder in c, boxwood (current model), a=440 - $400

Moeck Rottenburgh tenor recorder in c, palisander, older model, a=440 - $550

Moeck Rottenburgh tenor recorder in c, palisander (newer), a=440 - $700

Moeck Hotteterre tenor recorder in c, boxwood, antiqued finish, a=442 - $1150

Mollenhauer Denner tenor recorder in c, palisander, a=442 - $575


BASS RECORDERS
SALE! 10% off any used BASS recorder in stock

Moeck Renaissance consort bass recorder, maple with three keys (holes 3, 4 & 7)
     first generation (narrow brass rings), plays well; foot peg but no case - $600

Moeck Renaissance consort bass recorder, CURRENT MODEL, maple with wide
     brass ring, fontanelle & single f key; in fitted hard case - $1500 (great bargain)

Roessler Meister-bass, pearwood, a=440 - $600 price cut to $500 (three in stock)
      same, in palisander - $800

Zen-On model 2500, bass recorder, cherry, a=440 - $1000 price cut to $800

Moeck Tuju
bass (direct blow), maple, a=440 (older model) - $600

Küng Classica? model (40+ years old), rosewood, single f key - $600

Moeck Rottenburgh maple bass, older model (c. 35 years old), single f key - $600

Moeck Rondo Knickbass (bent-neck bass), maple, a=442 (like new!) - $1000

Küng Superio pearwood bass recorder, a=440 (extra key for hole 5) - $1200

Yamaha model 61 great-bass, maple, bocal blown, a=440 (like new) - $2000


von Huene Renaissance consort soprano recorder, tiger maple, 2 pieces, a=440 - $900 SOLD
Levin Renaissance soprano, maple, 1 piece, a=440 - $900
SOLD
older Küng Classica (?) sopranino recorder, palisander - $150 SOLD
Dolmetsch Stanesby, Jr. sixth flute (soprano in d'), satinwood, a=415 - $550 SOLD
von Huene 'standard' baroque soprano (c. 1970), rosewood & ivory, a=440 - $1000 SOLD
von Huene Rippert soprano recorder, European boxwood, a=440 - $1100 SOLD

von Huene Renaissance consort alto, zapatero, 1 piece, a=440 - $1100 SOLD
Levin Renaissance alto, maple, 1 piece, a=440 - $1200 SOLD
von Huene Ganassi alto recorder in f, maple with brass ring, 2 pieces - $1400
SOLD
Mollenhauer Kynsecker alto in f, maple, two pieces - $400 SOLD

Mollenhauer Dream alto in f, pearwood, two pieces - $250 SOLD
Prescott 
Boekhout soprano, boxwood, a=415 - $1000
SOLD
Mollenhauer Denner soprano recorder, pearwood, gently used and completely reconditioned - $150 SOLD
Moeck Rottenburgh soprano recorder, grenadilla, a=440 - $275 SOLD
Adrian Brown Stanesby, Jr. sixth flute in d', boxwood, a=415 - $1400 SOLD
Moeck Denner alto recorder in f, Maracaibo boxwood, a=442 - $800 SOLD
Moeck Stanesby, Sr. alto recorder in f, Maracaibo boxwood, antique finish, a=442 - $800 SOLD
Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f, Maracaibo boxwood, a=440, recent - $400 SOLD

Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f, tulipwood with ivory rings, a=440 very nice - $450 SOLD
Hans Schimmel Anciuti alto, boxwood, a=440 - $350
SOLD
Cranmore Stanesby alto recorder in f, boxwood, a=440 (no case) - $1500 SOLD
von Huene Rippert alto recorder in f, European boxwood, a=440 - $1800 SOLD
von Huene Rippert alto recorder in f, European boxwood, a=440 - $1600 SOLD
von Huene Stanesby, Jr. alto in f, European boxwood, a=415 (very nice) - $1800 SOLD
Netsch Heitz alto recorder in f, snakewood with full mounts in mammoth ivory, a=415 - $1800 SOLD
Takeyama Bressan alto recorder in f, grenadilla with full imitation ivory mounts, a=442, soft case - $1500 SOLD

Boudreau Denner voice flute in d, rosewood, a=415 with soft case - $1325 SOLD
von Huene a=440 tenor, rosewood with brass keys lightweight, offset holes for easy hand stretch - $2000 (no case) SOLD
von Huene baroque tenor recorder in c, grenadilla, a=440, 2 silver keys - $2000 SOLD
Norman Stoecker Bressan a=440 tenor, keyless, plum, nice & lightweight instrument, no case - $600  SOLD
Küng Superio tenor recorder in c, pearwood, a=442 - $700 SOLD
Yamaha YRT-61M maple tenor recorder, c/c-sharp keys, (almost new) - $750 SOLD
von Huene a=440 tenor recorder, grenadilla with imitation ivory rings, 2 silver keys & additional key for hole 4 - $2700
 SOLD
Kobliczek Praetorius tenor, sycamore (maple), a=440, 3 pieces with brass key and fontanelle - $600 SOLD
Mollenhauer Helder harmonic tenor recorder, rosewood, with 5 silver keys in fitted hard case;
     (OLDER MODEL) - $2000 price cut to $1500 SOLD
von Huene Renaissance tenor recorder, maple, 3 pieces with fontanelle and one brass key - $1800
 SOLD
Yamaha model 61 bass, maple, bocal blown, a=440 - $1100  SOLD
Roessler Meister great-bass, palisander, bocal blown, a=440 - $1000
SOLD
Körber alto crumhorn in f, one key, a=440 - $400 SOLD
Körber bass crumhorn in F, a=440, two pieces - $650 SOLD

Moeck-Steinkopf bass crumhorn in F, a=440 - $500
SOLD


TRANSVERSE FLUTES

von Huene Renaissance ottavino in d'', zapatero, one piece - $200

same, in two pieces, ca. 1970 - $200

Levin Renaissance treble flute in g', maple, one piece - $300

Stanley Renaissance treble flute in g', maple, one piece - $300

von Huene Renaissance treble flute in g', zapatero, one piece - $400

Körber Renaissance tenor flute in d', rosewood, one piece - $400

von Huene Renaissance tenor flute in d', zapatero, two pieces (transitional model, ca. 1970) - $500

same, in c' (conical/transtional bore) - $500

Levin Renaissance tenor flute in c', maple, one piece - $500

Cameron 
A. Grenser flute, boxwood with imitation ivory rings, screw cork
     & foot register, silver key; with 7 corps de rechange between a=410 - a =442+
     in deluxe fitted hard case with case cover - $5000 price cut to $4000
     (originally purchased in 1985 for $4000)

Deitch maple Stanesby flute, a=392 (plays well - a bargain) - $900 price cut to $600

Beaudin modern traverso, a=392, grenadilla, VERY loud - $1750

von Huene IH Rottenburgh flute, a=392, ebony with ivory rings & silver key (gorgeous tone) - $2000 SOLD
von Huene Scherer baroque flute, ivory with silver key, a=440 & a=415 in fitted hard case - $8000 price cut to $5000 SOLD
von Huene Kirst flute, a=440 ONLY, boxwood with ivory rings & silver key in fitted hard case - $1400 SOLD
Ackerman Bressan flute, grenadilla with sterling silver rings and full silver filigree inlay - $4000 SOLD


OTHER INSTRUMENTS

Körber alto crumhorn in f, one key, a=440 - $400

Moeck alto crumhorn i f, two keys, a=440; older model with newer reed, no case - $400

Körber tenor crumhorn in c, one key, a=440 - $500

Moeck soprano shawm in c, maple, a=440 - $600

Moeck-Steinkopf tenor shawm in C - $2000 price cut to $1000

Moulder keyless soprano shawm in C with pirouette - $500

Monk Lysarden, wood wrapped in leather, a=440 - $1300

Ben Harms Middle Eastern tambourine with inlay, soft case - $130

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.

• Koch soprano, three pieces, rosewood, single holes. Sweet but quiet tone, pitched about a=442 - $50 SOLD

• Anonymous school soprano, two pieces, pearwood, single holes. Soft, quiet tone, but plays two full octaves. Considerable wear on mouthpiece - $50 SOLD

• Küng school soprano, two pieces, pearwood, single holes. Sweet, clear sound, especially in the upper range.
Considerable wear on mouthpiece - $75
SOLD

• Dolmetsch soprano #13372, rosewood. Full, strong sound, very little visible wear - $100
SOLD

• Dolmetsch alto #9751, rosewood. Soft from f' - c'', but strong and clear on up to f''. Considerable visible wear of varnished finish; white plastic thumb-rest screwed on - $50 SOLD

• Küng bubinga (?) alto, very light weight. Soft, slightly airy sound, but plays two full octaves. Visible wear and lipstick stain on mouthpiece - $50 SOLD

• Küng student alto, pearwood, pristine condition, light weight, good sound - $125 SOLD

• Dolmetsch alto #17607, rosewood, excellent condition with very little visible wear. Strong, full sound throughout the full 2 octave+ range; white plastic thumb-rest screwed on - $200 SOLD

• Dolmetsch alto #17363, rosewood with ivory mouthpiece and mounts, pristine condition. Strong, full sound - $250 SOLD

• Koch rosewood tenor, haunting, 'woody' sound, quiet but clear. Good condition with very little wear, metal thumb-rest screwed on - $75 SOLD

Zen-On model 2000B tenor, maple, single c key - $150 

• Küng tenor, cherry(?), about 40 years old, single c' key. Quiet, but plays two octaves; lipstick stain on block - $75 SOLD

• Purcell tenor, pearwood with single c' key. Solid sound, plays two full octaves - $10
0 SOLD

Heinrich bass, pearwood, direct blow (ca. 40 years old) - $300 price cut to $200




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