FEATURING : Compact hard tubular case for oboe and English horn, folding open along its length. All joints are held in removable velvet-covered rubber blocks. One rubber block is held in each half of the case and features a velvet cushion lying flat to form a lid above both instruments. The case is supplied as standard with inserts for oboe and English horn. Additional inserts can be purchased.
Knife and storage space: Large storage space beside the oboe. The English horn insert can be removed and that entire half of the case can be used for reed making equipment and accessories etc. which are held in place with retaining leather straps. Ideal for the touring oboist wishing to carry everything in one place.
Strength: Very strong - maximum protection from shock-absorbing rubber blocks, preventing relayed shock through the case. N.B. All joints are firmly held in place; they cannot rattle or rotate or fall out when the case is opened.
Weight - apprx 8lbs (apprx 3.5 kg)
Size: 7.5 diameter x 23 length
Back-pack: Supplied with two thick leather straps and padded non-slip leather shoulder pads. Shoulder pads are fixed into the buckle of the leather shoulder straps to stop the pads from sliding. Music pocket: Detachable A3 sized leather music pocket poppers onto the outside of the case.
Accessories Supplied: 1 x A3 size leather music pocket, 1 x external leather accessory /tool bag (attaches to perimeter belt), 1 x perimeter leather buckle belt, 1 x pair of music pocket extensions (for carrying large amounts of music), 2 x padded non-slip leather shoulder pads, 2 x thick leather shoulder straps.
Structural Composition: Aircraft plywood and Aluminium
External material: Leather (Black)
Internal material: Supa-crushed Velvet (various)
Recommendation: Extra small double oboe case is considerably smaller and lighter. The combination case is only more suitable for players who frequently change inserts or who require substantial storage space.