Fox/Renard

Bassoon

Serial Number Year Manufactured
1 1951
2 - 13 1952
  1953
  1954
245 1955
318 1956
365 1957
444 1958
502 1959
551 1960 (First Plastic Bassoon #638)
640 1961
763 1962
890 1963
1018 1964
1169 1965
1372 1966
1623 1967 (First Short-Bore Bassoon #1894)
1973 1968
2355 1969
2678 1970
2995 1971 (First Renard Bassoon #3013)
3402 1972
3934 1973
4438 1974
5059 1975 (Fox Model II)
5815 1976
6405 1977
7030 1978
7765 1979
8511 1980
9165 1981
9965 1982
10805 1983
11385 1984
12120 1985
12906 1986
13695 1987
14495 1988
15408 1989
16410 1990
17305 1991
18439 1992
19613 1993
20819 1994
22030 1995
23240 1996
24575 1997
26032 1998
27970 1999
29939 2000

The number indicated for each year represents the serial number of the bassoon shipped at the beginning of that year. Both Fox and Renard bassoons use the same sequence of numbers. Fox and Renard oboes and Fox Contrabassoons each use their own unique serial number sequence.

Oboe

Serial Number Year Manufactured--- Serial Number Year Manufactured
255 1975 --- 4509 1988
380 1976 --- 5254 1989
538 1977 --- 6112 1990
740 1978 --- 6990 1991
934 1979 --- 7775 1992
1195 1980 --- 8717 1993
1455 1981 --- 9700 1994
1765 1982 --- 10846 1995
2082 1983 --- 12016 1996
2489 1984 --- 13120 1997
2988 1985 --- 14413 1998
3453 1986 --- 15700 1999
4511 1987 --- 16819 2000

In 1984 Fox introduced the Fox Model 400 wood oboe and switched the Model 300 professional plastic to the "Fox" trademark.

Fox model 400 Oboe

Serial Number Year Manufactured--- Serial Number Year Manufactured
2995 1984 --- 3923 1986
3456 1985 --- 4537 1987

English horn

Serial Number Year Manufactured
1 1999
40 2000


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