Zamir (Gevim; Israel) produces recorders since many years - not only inexpensive instruments for kids, but also high quality instruments - especially made from ebony. Here some pictures we made when we visited Zamit in October 2000:
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One short note: People blamed Zamir for delivering bad quality in the past. This may be true - but as we select each instrument personally this does not matter (for us and for our customers). Especially the sound of the ivory alto recorders is really comparable to (for example) recorders made by Moeck or Aafab.