Sally Pyles was a long-time member of the DRS member.  She leaves behind a beautiful and diverse collection of instruments.  Below are pictures from her estate, with brief descriptions. 

FOR SALE (all prices flexible) (all instruments are in "good" condition, unless otherwise stated)

contact Catherine Forington (303-359-7673 or to inquire.

or come to estate sale at 11538 W. 27th Avenue in Lakewood on April 2-3-4 from 10- 4pm


Very rare Dolmetsch virginal harpsichord.  Dating from serial number says mid to late 1980s.  


1 soprano Kung - dark wood - $100 

1 plastic Aulos sopranino - $30

1 soprano Moeck - in hard case with certificate - $200 

Von Heune

1 tenor brown wood, unknown maker $100 - in black roll up case with 

 1 Von Heune alto light wood $400 -

in black roll up case $20 -

$500 for all 3 items 

1 alto plastic Yamaha - $20

1 alto mismatched makers.  At least one section is from a Roessler, head is Adler - plays well - $50

1 crumhorn Moeck Steinkopf - $250. Unsure if alto or tenor

1 bass, unknown maker - brown cloth case - chipped mouthpiece $100 

ethnic flutes - $10 each

1 recorder stand with 15 pegs (made by my dad)- $45 

1 Oscar Schmidt autoharp, excellent condition $150

1 travel stand with 5 pegs (made by my dad) - $25

Shirley Baker, a former DRS member, is no longer playing her recorders.  She  asked her daughter Amy to help sell them to other recorder players so they will continue to be used and loved.  Below are pictures with brief descriptions.  She kept excellent care of her instruments!  Please email Amy with any interest at


Moeck bass.  Missing bocal

Closeup, Moeck tenor

Moeck bass, maple wood.

Moeck tenor

Clarion tenor recorder.  German, made of pearwood.

Mollenhauer plastic soprano Dream (renaissance)

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