A six key, all block mounted, Boxwood and Ivory Clarinet marked in three place "BILTON, LONDON (Unicorn)" Clarinet in good condition except for the following; two Ivory rings absent, one key needs adjustment, short crack on bell tenon, which will be closed when ring is added. Comes with original MP. Other keys are working well. Length is 23 3/8 inches
A 6 key boxwood with Ivory Eb Clarinet by Klemm & Bros. Phila. This instruments is in perfect playing condition in spite of the amazing restorations which include replacing two rings and restoring the center tenon with ebony. The only current damage is a small chip of off the C# block. Original MP. Length is 16 1/2 inches.
A boxwood and Horn Clarinet with 6 block mounted keys and 2 added pin mounts keys. All keys and springs are working. Light crack in bell. Repaired crack in barrel. Original MP and cap. Makers mark reads " (bee) Martin Fres a Paris (in oval)( two initial logo) B" Length is 22 1/4 inches.
An extremely rare Chinese Sheng (mouth organ) of finest workmanship. This 19th century masterpiece still has its original complete label; there is currently two of these instruments in the collection of the Boston Museum of Art, link provided on request. The material consist of wood, bamboo, and ox bone. These rarely ever come to market and almost all of them are in museum collections, rare to find them in the condition shown, even rarer to find one with its complete label...
Well carved head of a dog(appears to be some sort of hound), with glass eyes, a miniature leather collar with buckle, dark and light finish to emphasize features, a ferrule which appears to be bone and a shaft of a fairly dense light colored wood that looks like straight grained maple. A stylish early 20th century man's fashion statement, in excellent condition and sturdy enough for everyday use, 34" Long, head is 2-1/2" from snout to back of head. We accept time payments and quantity discounts...
Hand carved walking stick from a single branch, in the form of a friendly snake ( it appears to be smiling), with carving and staining to simulate eyes, mouth, a diamond on its head and snake skin, with a braided leather band, no breaks, splits or missing pieces,sturdy enough for everyday use, a true example of American Folk Art, probably early 20th century, 34-1/2" Long. We accept time payments and quantity discounts. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED...
Ship's Bell ... Sought after NEPTUNE Model ... Ball & Base
Incised Numbers on Dial Serial Number "120891" ... Circa 1915-1919
A worthwhile project, this 5 key Boxwood and Ivory Clarinet by Meacham c. 1812 requires the following to be made playable. Top key replacement (key cover is there), spring on right hand pinky key, and Ivory bell ring. Some wood missing at bell edge. there are 2 closed, short cracks, both of which are contained by Ivory rings. Length is 21 1/4 inches.
A five key Clarinet by Firth, Hall & Pond, NY, in good working condition, missing its barrel. Center hole on lower joint has a brass ring insert, possibly for intonation change. Length with out barrel is 21 1/4 inches.
An interesting 6 key conversion to 8 key Clarinet. Unsigned. The two keys , which are usually added by pin mounts, here are added by inserting "post mounts" in order to accommodate the two added keys. All keys and springs are working, Damage consists of missing top and bottom Ivory ring and close crack in bell ring. Added thumb rest ,Length is 23 5/8 inches.
Block mounted, ten key Clarinet by G.Bock, Alfeld c.1840. Judging by its heft and appearance, one of the better made Clarinets from my collection. Besides the absence of one spring, the damage is all on the bell, missing Horn ring, crack, and piece off bell rim. A very worthwhile project. Length is 24 1/4 inches. Original MP.
An unsigned, 12 Block mounted key Boxwood Clarinet with Ivory Rings, two absent. No damage to remaining rings, and no cracks in the wood. All keys are working. Length Approx. 20 inches.
An exceptionally fine 8 key Boxwood and Ivory Clarinet by Keith Prowse, London 1846-65. Eight Block mounted keys, all working. No damage to wood or Ivory. Original MP with a matching cap. Marked in three places "Keith Prowse & Co., 48 Cheapside, London". Length is 20 7/8 inches.
This is a strange little beast, made of black-wood but only six keys like a piece made a hundred years earlier. Marked on the bell "H P, D". Wood is all good except for a very small chip on the bell. Some keys will require springs. Length is 17 3/4 inches.
A ten key, pin mounted, boxwood and ivory clarinet marked "(lyre) JTL" on all joints. c.1875. In excellent condition using modern pads and cork tenons. Length is 18 3/4 inches. Original MP. No cracks or damage.
An early 5 key Boxwood and Ivory Clarinet Marked on the bell "J.A&W. Geib, 23, Maiden Lane, New York," there between 1818-21. This instrument has no damage or cracks. Keys and springs are working well. All that is needed to be in playing condition are pads and stringing. Original MP and reed. Length is 21 1/8 inches approx.
A stained Boxwood and Ivory, 13 key, block mounted Clarinet by Firth, Hall & Pond, New York 1832-48. This instrument is in very good working condition except for one key cover being off. The touch for this key is present and working. The tone hole is plugged. No cracks or other damage. Mp is broken. Length is 21 inches.
An all wood, block mounted six keyed Clarinet with only the letter "S" on it in two places. Perfect condition except for stringing and pads. Length is 17 inches. A little gem. Fitted period MP.