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Heckelphone #4935

According to Edith Reiter's 2014 book this instrument was completed on 24 March 1957 and originally sold to a buyer in the Netherlands.

Howe & Hurd (2004) describe heckelphone #4935 as a model 36 cons; it has been equipped with an extra touch for low A.

As of 2004, heckelphone #4935 is located in Hilversum, Netherlands, and owned by the Radio Filharmonisch Orchester Hilversum, played by oboist Frank van Koten.

The history of heckelphone #4935 remains largely unclear.

To provide further details on the history of this instrument, please contact me at heckelphone@gmx.net.