Product ID: 4099FoxRenardBassoon
This is an excellent condition Fox Renard Model 222 all maple wood bassoon, serial number 4099. The serial number dates this instrument to 1973, just a couple years after the introduction of this model. The 222 is a fantastic option for advancing players looking for their first maple bassoon, and this one is in perfect regulation.
Physically this bassoon is in fine shape. There is one minor crack in the boot joint, about an inch long near the top, which has been professionally repaired. There are also a couple minor previous repairs in the bass (long) joint. The rest of the body joints show no previous repairs, and no cracks in the bell or bell ring. Pads have all been replaced recently and the instrument recently set up in our repair shop.
Fox has long been an established name in the bassoon industry, and their craftsmanship is on display in this fine instrument. This is a great option for advancing students and professional players on a budget. It is a dependable model, comes with handrest, 2 bocals, and in a hard case.