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The more modern one in the purple case is a semiautomatic system without a left f as far I can see. I think one calls it a simplified conservatoir style model, but I`m no specialist.
The older one - dunno.
 

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they all appear to be very old ring oboes, I am not an oboe player but probably simplified conservatory system is a good assessment. I often see such oboes in antique shops.

If you take a look on ebay you will see how many similar old oboes are offered ( for the most part in Germany) the asking prices seem very high to me but they are all from around $400 to sometimes way higher.

Perhaps providing some information on brands ( too small to be read in pics ) may help someone with a bit more knowledege than I have to make an assessment on value

I think the one on the left may ne end of the 19th century end to early 20th century and the one to the right may be somewhere around the 1920
 

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Thanks for the answers. The brands are: Otto Monnig Leipzig, and the second one is Cabart a Paris.
 

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Cabart are among the most " common" oboe brands of this type , I see it a lot, Mönnig is somehow unusual.

I think they are mostly instruments for collectors or amateurs playing on older instruments as opposed being instruments for modern players. I see these things with asking prices around €400 but I don't know how well and how quickly they sell. Aslo are they all in working order?

Both companies still exist and you may want to contact them for a more precise dating of the instrument (along with a precise description)


 

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Regarding prices (that‘s the reason you asked, no?): I think, the cabart ist just outdated and doesn‘t seem to bee in playing condition.
The Mönnig (Gebrüder Mönnig is a good brand) is a student model (with the missing left f), but I think it could fetch a bit more than 400€ if in good condition. Try perhaps 600 or so?
 
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