Oboe in C

Catalogue number: 3.11

Original name: Oboe in C.

Type or system: Simple system.

Maker: Buisson.

London, early 20th century.

Buisson was a trade name of John E Dallas & Sons, dealers established in 1875.

Overall size: 603mm.

Technical description: Three sections in granadilla or blackwood. Upper joint: 252mm; lower joint: 253mm; bell: 128.8mm.

Silver modern key work metal reed well lining; socket linings and bell ring.

Inscription: Stamped on upper joint: “BUISSON”; stamped on back of middle joint: “6189”; stamped on bell: “F. BUISSON / SOLO / DISTRIBUTORS / DALLAS / LONDON”.

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