The new Fox Sayen oboe is made from select Grenadilla with nickel silver tenon sockets and nickel silver caps on both upper and lower tenon shoulders. Nickel silver keys with nickel silver hinge tubing and heavy silver plating. All posts and bands are gold plated. Handmade full conservatory mechanism including split ring E (flat)-E trill key, F (sharp) key tab, third octave key, low B (flat) vent key, left hand F, alternate C, articulated C (sharp) and bell key adjusting screw. Cork pads throughout the oboe. Stainless steel abors and wire springs. Teflon tipped stainless steel adjusting screws. Adjustable thumb rest.
Individually hand tuned to A-440 pitch at 72° F, with maximum resonance and projection.
French-style professional case with cover, reed and reed case, screwdriver, silk swab, cork grease, and tenon cork caps.