Fox 220 #33945 in excellent condition.  Built in 2002, this 220 is in great shape and plays wonderfully.  Recently fully serviced, the mechanism is super smooth and quiet.  A great example of a 220 that anyone would be proud to call their own.  Includes *CVX* #2 and #3 and a Tutti Fagotti case.


Fox 660 #42060 in excellent condition.  A special bassoon indeed!  This bassoon belongs to Truman Harris, Assistant Principal bassoonist with the National Symphony Orchestra.  This bassoon was personally selected from eight available model 660s at the Fox factory in 2006.  Serious inquires should contact us for a complete list of the key options on this instrument.  There are too many to list here.  This fantastic instrument comes with a Heckel VCC1 bocal that Mr. Harris used in performances with the NSO, a Fox *CVX* #1 bocal, balance hanger, original Fox compact design hard case, and a Marcus Bonna compact case.  


Fox 240 #35818 in excellent condition  This bassoon was built in 2002, was just serviced, and is in tip-top shape.  The instrument plays with a warm sound and is free-blowing and lovely to play.  A really nice 240!  Includes new cork on all tenons, *CVX* #2 and #3 bocals, and original Fox hard case. 


Fox Model III #55521 in excellent condition  This bassoon was built in 2013 and is a great instrument for anyone looking for a professional level instrument at a less than professional price.  The body is made of polypropylene, making this bassoon a great option for pros who have to play outdoors or anyone looking for a sturdy instrument that won't change with the weather or humidity.  Includes CVX R2 bocals #2 and 3, all new accessories, and professional Kolbl case.   


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Fox 220 #46086 in excellent condition.  Built in 2008, this is a lovely 220 that is fun and easy to play.  A warm tone coupled with a quick response and excellent intonation make this a terrific bassoon.  Includes Fox *CVX* #2 and 3 bocals, and original Fox hard case and cover. 


Moosmann 150E #7257 in like-new condition. Special Sale Pricing!  Made in 2011, this Moosmann plays with a beautifully characteristic bassoon sound and wonderful intonation!  Serviced by Keith Bowen in 2016.  Significant upgrades include the addition of left hand whisper key lock to coincide with the right hand lock, replacing the left hand third finger tone hole insert with a sterling silver water tube, and extensive time was spent on voicing and tuning.  Includes Moosmann A1W and A2W bocals, balance hanger, and a Bam carbon fiber case with backpack straps.         


Fox 240 #37529 in excellent condition  Built in 2003, this 240 was just serviced, and is ready to find a new home.  Another fine example of a 240, this bassoon has a sweet, singing tone and will make it's new owner very happy for years to come.  Even intonation across the range of the instrument.  Includes *CVX* #2 and #3 bocals, and original Fox hard case. 


Fox Model II #33931 in excellent condition.  Built in 2004, this is a fantastic Model II that is so fun and easy to play.  Beautiful, silky-smooth tone and intonation that feels just right.  This Model II belonged to a professional player in the St. Louis area and is now looking for a new home.  Includes a compact 5-piece design, balance hanger, left hand whisper lock, left hand D-Eb trill, Heckel CC2 British bend bocal, leather compact Marcus Bonna case, and 3 custom made hand crutches.  


Fox 222D #35026 in excellent condition.  Built in 2002, this is a fine 222D that would be great for any budding bassoonist.  Freshly serviced, this bassoon displays excellent response and an even, dark tone throughout the range of the instrument.  Includes plateau key for left hand third finger, corked wing joint tenon, *CVX* #2 and 3 bocals, and original Fox hard case.    


Our Used Bassoons

Fox 601 #38127 in excellent condition.  Another wonderful bassoon has graced us with its presence.  Built in 2004, this bassoon belongs to Lynn Moncilovich, professor of bassoon at the University of Delaware.  The bassoon plays with a lush, gorgeous tone and is a joy to play.  Key options include articulated Ab/Bb trill with clutch, D/Eb trill in the alternate position for the right hand, and a balance hanger.  Included CVC R2#1 and CVX R2 #2 bocals and original Fox professional case in excellent condition.        


Fox 660 #43651 in excellent condition.  Get ready for this one!  Built in 2007, this bassoon has a modified Cuciureanu key system, invented by Gheorghe Cuciureanu, bassoon professor at the Music Academy in Bucharest, Romania.  This bassoon was originally built for Barry Trent, and since has had only one other owner.  The list of key work options is extensive, but the main features of the Cuciureanu system are the addition of two spatulas above the pancake key that operate low C and low D, as well as linking low C# and D# to be operated by one key for the left pinky.  Serious inquires should contact us for a complete list of the key options on this instrument.  Included are *CVC* #1 and #3 bocals, Heckel VCD2 gold brass bocal, BG bocal holder, and a leather compact design Marcus Bonna case.                


Fox 260 #56534 in excellent condition.  Build in 2014, this is another wonderful 260 was originally sold by Aria Double Reeds to a college student who has now gone on to play a Fox professional model.  The bassoon plays excellently with a solid core to the sound with immense projection.  Includes CTC R2 bocals #2 and #3, and a Kolbl case.       


Fox 260 #57214 in excellent condition.  Build in 2014, this wonderful 260 was originally sold by Aria Double Reeds to a college student who has decided to pursue another path.  They have asked us to help sell the bassoon for them and we are more than happy to oblige.  The bassoon plays with a warm, full tone and great response throughout the range.  Includes corked tenons, Mark Ortwein balance hanger and low C#/D# trill, CTC R2 bocals #2 and #3, and Tuttti Fagotti case.  The finish is a beautiful light mahogany color.