Howarth Model LXV+3 Cocobolo Oboe

Howarth Model LXV+3 Cocobolo Oboe

Howarth professional oboes have been developed to fulfil the demands and expectations of the world’s finest players. Working with eminent oboists we have now created three different prestige professional model instruments to satisfy individual players’ stylistic and technical requirements. These oboes are found in the greatest orchestras worldwide, and are played by many of the finest solo artists of international repute.

Handmade by our most experienced craftsmen, the accuracy and fine tolerances used during the manufacturing stage give a clean, quick action allowing a musician to play with confidence. Each oboe has a flexible diversity of tone giving the freedom to perform with great elegance and character.

Technical Specification:

  • Body in Cocobolo (dalbergia retusa)
  • Full Conservatoire System with thumbplate
  • Partially Lined Top Joint
  • Semi-automatic Octaves
  • 3rd Octave Key
  • C-D Trill Key (x 2)
  • C-C# Trill Key
  • Forked F vent
  • Low B-C Link
  • Extra trill mechanisms (Ab-Bb, Ab-A)
  • "Banana Key" - low C-C# trill
  • Eb-E trill mechanism
  • Articulated C# mechanism
  • Metal-lined tenon sockets and sleeved tenons
  • Undercut tone holes
  • Low Bb vent
  • All necessary adjusting screws
  • Adjustable thumbrest
  • Weight - ca 720g
  • Now supplied in professional solid wood case

This item is available to try before you buy! Please visit our trial policy page for more information. To set up a trial, please contact us.