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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 simply do not have the resources to provide pictures or sound samples; please do not ask.

Newest additions are in blue, instrument listings which are greyed out are currently out on approval. Last updated 07/29/2021.

NEW ADDITIONS

Levin soprano recorder in c'' #0218, 'van Eyck Handfluyt', boxwood, one piece, a=440 - $800
Jan Hermans Ganassi soprano recorder in c'', boxwood with brass ring, a=440/415 - $1300
Mollenhauer Denner soprano recorder in c'', EUROPEAN boxwood, a=442 - $475
Aesthé soprano recorder in c'' #305, boxwood, a=440 - $600
von Huene 'standard' soprano recorder in c'' #2084, rosewood with ivory socket rings, a=440 - $1200

von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f' #222, dark rosewood with imitation ivory mounts, a=440 - $1600
von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f' #1620, kingwood will full ivory mounts - $1700
von Huene 'standard' tenor recorder in c', rosewood with two ivory socket rings, a=440 - $1800
von Huene 'standard' tenor recorder in c' #1201 (1969), palisander with ivory rings and four keys (c/c# and d/d#) in hard case - $2300

FINE HAND-MADE RECORDERS

Levin-Silverstein Renaissance soprano in c'', blond maple, 1 piece, a=440 - $600

von Huene Ganassi soprano in c'', #8747, maple, 1 piece, a=440 - $900
von Huene Renaissance alto in f', boxwood with brass ring, a=440 - $1000

Bernhard Junghänel Renaissance tenor in c', pear, two pieces with brass ring, a=440 - $500
Levin-Silverstein Renaissance consort tenor in c' #0330, maple, 1 piece with key and basket - $1200
     same, #2171 - $1000

     same, but with two additional keys for holes 3 & 4 - $1500

* please note: von Huene Ganassi recorders and Prescott transitional recorders use standard 'modern' fingerings (NOT 'Ganassi' fingerings)

Boudreau Steenbergen soprano recorder in c'', European boxwood, significantly warped, but plays well, a=440 - $1000
von Huene 'standard' soprano recorder in c'' #1967, rosewood with ivory socket rings, a=440 - $1200
Dolmetsch Bressan (?) alto recorder in f', boxwood (recent - this is NOT the handmade model) - $800

(von Huene standard altos are all pitched at a=440)

von Huene 'standard' alto recorder (older model, #183) in f', rosewood with two ivory rings; fitted hard case - $1500 price cut to $1200
von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f' #34, rosewood with ivory rings & gold filigree - $1500
von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f' #69, rosewood with ivory -  $1600
von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f' #125, rosewood with ivory rings - $1400

von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f' #170, Thai boxwood with ivory rings - $1400
von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f' #222, dark rosewood with ivory rings - $1600
von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f' #269, rosewood with ivory socket rings - $1500
von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f' #420, grenadilla with ivory rings - $1300
von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f', #446, dark rosewood with ivory socket rings - $1400
von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f' #1004, rosewood with ivory rings - $1400
von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f' #1314, rosewood with ivory rings - $1500
von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f' #1431, rosewood with ivory rings - $1500
von Huene 'standard' alto recorder in f', #3504, grenadilla with ivory rings - $1500
von Huene Rippert alto recorder in f', #10575, grenadilla - $1750

Peter van der Poel Stanesby alto recorder in f', European boxwood, a=440 - $1600
Prescott baroque alto recorder in f', European boxwood, a=440 - $1700

Prescott Rippert alto in f', European boxwood, #90 - $1500
Prescott baroque alto recorder in f', European boxwood, #2804, a=440 & a=415 - $2100
     same, #1456, with three centers (a=415, a=440, a=442) - $2300
Sorel Denner alto recorder in f', dark rosewood, a=415 - $1500
Levin-Silverstein Bressan alto recorder in f' #0208, boxwood, a=415 - $1200
Boudreau Bressan alto recorder in f' #230991, European boxwood, a=415 - $1500
von Huene Stanesby, Jr. alto recorder in f' #9678, boxwood stained medium brown, a=415 - $1900
von Huene Stanesby, Jr. alto recorder in f', #8000, European boxwood, a=415 - $1800
von Huene Denner alto recorder in f', #3728, boxwood, a=415 - $1900
von Huene Denner alto recorder in f' #3769, boxwood with full ivory mounts, a=415 - $2500
Prescott JC Denner alto recorder in f' #1380, a=415, boxwood - $1800
     same, #198, Thai boxwood with full genuine ivory mounts, a=415, single holes, additional center at a=440 with double holes - $2200
beautiful Prescott Bressan alto recorder in f' #3477, a=415 & a=392, stained boxwood with full imitation ivory mounts - $2600
Rohmer Bressan voice flute in d', sycamore stained dark, with ivory socket rings, a=415 - $2000
Prescott d' tenor (voice flute), #1342 (1987), European boxwood, a=415 - pristine condition - $2200
von Huene baroque tenor in c' #1369 dark rosewood with c/c# and d/d# keys, ivory socket rings - $2200

MID-PRICED RECORDERS


Kobliczek Praetorius garklein recorder in c''', sycamore, a=440 - $200
Fehr sopranino recorder in f'', boxwood, a=440 - $200
Moeck Renaissance soprano recorder in c'', maple with wide brass ring - $300
Hopf Praetorius soprano recorder in c'', sycamore - $300
Mollenhauer Kynseker soprano recorder in c'', maple (older model), a=440 - $300

Moeck Renaissance alto in f', 2nd generation, maple with wide brass ring - $400 (2  in stock)
Kobliczek Praetorius alto recorder in f', sycamore - $400

Hopf Praetorius alto recorder in f', sycamore - $400
Bartram Renaissance alto in f', maple - $250
Moeck Renaissance alto in f' (first generation), maple with narrow brass ring - $275
Moeck Renaissance consort alto in f' (current model), maple stained dark with brass ring - $700 (2 in stock, $1200 for the pair)
Hopf Renaissance tenor in c', pearwood, keyless, older model - $350
Hopf Praetorius tenor recorder in c' with key and fontanelle, sycamore - $800
Moeck Renaissance bass recorder in f (2nd generation with wide brass ring), maple, one key - $800


Dolmetsch sopranino recorder in f'', rosewood & ivory, a=440 - $150
Fehr sopranino recorder in f'', boxwood - $200
Fehr soprano recorder in c'', rosewood, a=440 - $150

Aura Conservatorium soprano recorder in c'', boxwood, a=440 - $250

Moeck Rottenburgh soprano recorder in c'', maple, a=440 - $175
Moeck Rottenburgh soprano recorder in c'', boxwood, a=440 - $250

Moeck Rottenburgh soprano recorder in c'', palisander with ivory rings, a=440 - $350

Moeck Steenbergen soprano recorder in c'', grenadilla, a=442 - $600
Küng Denner soprano recorder in c'', grenadilla, a=442 - $400
Moeck Ehlert soprano recorder in c'', grenadilla with 2 keys, a=442, like new - $1275
Moeck Ehlert alto recorder in f', grenadilla with 2 keys, a=442, like new - $1750
Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f', maple, a=440 - $275 (2 in stock)
     same - $300

Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f', recent model, boxwood, a=440 - $400 (2 in stock)
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', palisander (older model with imitation ivory rings), a=440 - $400
Moeck Rottenburgh alto recorder in f', ebony with ivory rings, a=440 - $500
Moeck 4305 Rottenburgh alto recorder in f', palisander, a-442, like new - $650
Moeck Flauto Leggero model alto recorder in f', maple with 2 brass keys - $400
Mollenhauer 'Modern' alto recorder in f', grenadilla, f-foot, a=442 - $1200
Dolmetsch Bressan alto recorder in f', boxwood - $800
Küng Marsyas alto recorder in f', grenadilla, a=442 - $1000
Roessler Knicktenor in c', maple with brass joint, a=440 - $550
     same, rosewood - $650
Moeck Rottenburgh tenor recorder in c', boxwood, older model (keyless) - $450
     same, newer model - $500

Moeck Rottenburgh tenor recorder in c', palisander, older model (keyless), a=440 - $500 (2 in stock)
     same, current model - $600
     same, but with keys for holes 3 & 4 (NO keys on foot) - $600
Moeck Rottenburgh tenor recorder in c', ebony, older model (keyless), a=440 - $600
Mollenhauer Denner tenor recorder in c', keyless, palisander, small chip on bell - $550

BASS RECORDERS

Rösseler Meister bass recorder in f, pearwood, direct blow - $600 (2 in stock)

Moeck Tuju bass recorder in f, maple with four keys, direct blow - $500
Zen-On model 5500, bass recorder, cherry, a=440 - $900 $600 (2 in stock)
Moeck Tuju bass (direct blow), maple, a=440 (older model) - $600
Moeck Flauto Leggero bass in f, maple, bent neck - $800 (includes foot peg)
Moeck Tuju greatbass recorder in c, maple, a=440 (older model) - $1000
von Huene greatbass recorder in c , maple, a=440 with ivory rings, full brass keywork and bocal - $5000

TRANSVERSE FLUTES

Puglisi tenor flute in c', maple, two pieces, a=440 - $400

Levin Renaissance tenor flute in c', maple, a=440, one piece - $500
Stanley Lissieu flute in d', a=466, two pieces - $500
von Huene Renaissance flute in d' #1807, zapatero, a=440, two pieces - $500
von Huene Renaissance flute in d', cherry, two pieces with brass ring, a=415 - $700

von Huene 17th century  flute in d', zapatero, a=440, two pieces - $800
Folkers & Powell Rafi flute in d', a=445+, grenadilla with silver rings - $600
von Huene A Grenser baroque flute, boxwood, blond finish, a=415 - $1200
Folkers & Powell Denner baroque flute, grenadilla with imitation ivory mounts, a=415 - $1350
     same, older model - $1200
Prescott Grenser baroque flute, boxwood, blond finish, a=440/415, hard case - $1400
Folkers & Powell T. Lot baroque flute (Mark I model), boxwood, a=392 - $1400
Andreas Glatt Rottenburgh baroque flute, blond boxwood, a=415/392 - $1400
Berney Naust flute (4 joint), grenadilla with imitation ivory, a=415/392 - $1900

Andreas Glatt Rottenburgh baroque flute, acid-stained boxwood with 7 middle centers from c. a=440-a=392 - $3000

 

OTHER INSTRUMENTS & ACCESSORIES

 

Grant Moore Denner oboe, boxwood, a=415, $1000
Dalton Galpin oboe, boxwood, a=392, $1500
Körber alto cornamuse in f, 2 keys, a=440, like new in hard case - $600
Körber tenor cornamuse in c, 2 keys, a=440, like new in hard case - $750
Körber bass cornamuse in F, 2 keys, a=440, like new in hard case - $900
Körber bass crumhorn in F,
bass turnabout (crumhorn) in F, two keys, a=440 - $800
Moeck bass rackett (older model, no case) - $1200

Moeck-Steinkopf sopranino rauschpfeife - $200
Körber soprano rauschpfeife, great condition - $700
Moulder keyless soprano shawm in C with pirouette (MISSING STAPLE) - $500
Robert Cronin bass dulcian - $2800

Williamson tabor, 14", with soft carrying case (no stick) - $450
Finke tenor sackbut - $1200

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.

Moeck Tuju soprano in c'', maple, two pieces - $100
Zamir alto recorder in f', maple, GERMAN FINGERING - $175
Aura student alto in f', pear, two pieces, like new condition - $150

used Cavallaro SATB roll - $100 (new rolls are $140) 2 in stoc

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