Sell your instrument on UsedOboes.comTo sell an instrument please download a consignment form and send it to eCygnet, 513 Ninth Street, Selinsgrove, PA 17870.
Below are answers to commonly asked questions about selling an instrument on consignment through UsedOboes.com
What brand instrument will UsedOboes.com sell?
We sell all brands and models of instruments. Your instrument must be in the best possible condition before it is offered on the website to get the ultimate price. The cost of adjustments and repairs will be charged if you do not choose to have the work done before shipping. Standard adjustments and some repairs are completed on site for oboes and english horns only.
Do you have instruments not shown on the website?
We keep our website updated regularly. We get instruments from generous customers and will list the new arrivals as soon as we can.
How do you Advertise?
We advertise on the internet and through other venues comprised of students, teachers and professionals.
How do people try the instruments?
Interested customers schedule and appointment to try instruments or we will ship the instruments to try. The customer must provide a credit card payment through Paypal.com and are also charged for shipping/insurance.
How much is an instrument worth?
We cannot evaluate an instrument by email or phone. You can tell how much you want for your instrument and after it is evaluated, a price will be set using your desired amount or based on our evaluation. If you are willing to sell your instrument for less than the evaluated price, let
us know. We won’t go under your lowest desired price unless you say so.
How long will it take to sell?
It can take anywhere from one week to several months or years to sell an instrument — We can’t give an exact time. We will offer your instrument for sale as long as you request. If you want your instrument back at any time, you must pay the return shipping and insurance.
How do I ship the instrument to consign?
Ship anyway that is convenient and safe and let us know when you will be shipping.
What is the fee to list on UsedOboes.com?
There is no fee to list your instrument, but we must have the instrument at our location for potential buyers to try either at our location or at their location. People travel here to test out instruments and it is easier to sell if a potential buyer can try it against other similar instruments. You are not charged a fee if we don't sell your instrument, however you will need to pay for return shipping if you want your instrument back before it is sold.
When do I get paid?
The fee for selling an instrument is deducted from the price after the sale. See consignment form. We list the instrument at an amount that will allow for a consignment fee. Your payment is sent after the sale is completed usually within in 10 days.