A CONN double wall Clarinet Albert System Clarinet with 13 keys, 2 rings and 4 rollers. c.1909. All keys are in perfect working order. Playing requirements are pads and corks. A good condition wood MP is included.Length is 22 1/4 inches.
An exceptional High Quality 12 block mounted square keyed Clarinet by Hartmann? in blackwood and Ivory. Marked "B" Each key has brass walls inside the block mount. Every key works with good springs. Cork pads look good. Except for sealed cracks in the barrel, it is near perfect. Original cap and MP. Length is 23 inches.
An interesting early Boxwood and Ivory 5 key Clarinet. Notice that the bell and lower joint are one piece. Also, see the artistic ends on the two long keys. Joints are very tight. The only damage is a missing spring on the lowest key. Marks in four places, include "(oak leaf) Cuvillier, a St.Omer, (oak leaf) B 6". Length is 23 3/4 inches. No cracks.
A 5 key, later converted to 6 key Boxwood and Ivory Clarinet in excellent condition. On the bell "(star)(Lyre) Baumann, A PARIS (Star) B" Marked on all 5 sections. Bad news, upper ring absent. Good news, No cracks, all keys working and FIVE NEW REPLACEMENT PADS. Overall length is 23 1/2 inches without MP. No MP.
Because of it measurements, I cannot attest to the pitch of this block mounted 1 keyed Piccolo. especially since the head is a replacement, not in boxwood. I leave it up to you astute collectors to contemplate a new (Boxwood) head, or just to treat the one keyed body as an interesting relic. Measurements are; body 5 3/4 inches, Head 4 inches, Blowing length 7 1/2 inches. What key is it in?
A very early Boxwood and Ivory Piccolo by Stanesby, London c.1740. One Square Brass key, block mounted, in excellent condition. Overall length is 12 7/8 inches, blowing length is 10 6/16 inches. Marked on head and upper joint. Museum quality.
An eight keyed Boxwood and Ivory Flute by Graves, N.H. with 8 (one absent) salt spoon, block mounted keys. Metal lined head and barrel. Again; one key and one block absent. Good blowing edge. Crack on back of head joint and head Ivory ring. Although this Flute will require some do-able restoration, I feel that it is a worthwhile undertaking, as Graves is represented in many major musical instrument collections. Length is 25 3/4 inches, Blowing length is 23 inches. Low B.
A Boxwood and Ivory Block mounted, square keyed Flute with low B key. I will have to declare this a handy man's special, as I cannot separate the head joint (cracked) from the barrel (cracked). However, I'm sure that the key cluster on the lower joints will inspire someone to do the work. All keys are working. Keys may be silver. The rest of the instrument is fine.
A Rosewood Flute in five sections. Of the eight block mounted keys, the lower two are Zinc and need springs. Metal covered Blow hole. Crack in head and barrel do not effect playing, as they are metal lined. No makers marks. Length is 25 1/2 inches. Blowing length is22 3/4 inches
An unusual wood instrument, which has only three finger holes marked A,C & D. In the hands of a knowledgeable player it can, like the Tabor pipes, play up to two octaves. Length is 3 1/2 inches.
An early stained maple Flageolet with one block mounted key, working. No makers mark. One Ivory guide absent. String tied on whistle joint apparently to control a repaired tight crack. Chip of wood off of bell end. MP chipped as seen. Length without MP is 14 3/8 inches.
An unidentified Double Flageolet c.1830, with both single and double touch guides. All keys and levers are block mounted and working. Open crack in center joint. Closed crack in neck joint. Original MP. letter and number marks next to finger holes.
A double Flageolet by Clementi & Co., London c'1830. All key and levers are block mounted and working. All finger guides are present. Repaired crack in Ivory ring. No MP.
A Flageolet in Maple by H.Wrede, London c.1830 with one block mounted key and Brass ring. No MP. Total length is 15 1/4 inches. Closed crack in center joint. No MP. Key works well.
A soprano Flageolet stamped "Au Diapason, 102 rue de Rennes, Paris" Star above and below.Eight keys, five rings and a finger hook. Original MP. Length without MP is 14 inches. All keys work.
An early one key, block mounted Alto Flageolet with original bone MP. Crack in head joint and chip out of MP receiver joint were it joins head joint. Key spring works well. Length without Mp is 17 inches. No MP.
A six key Flageolet with no makers mark. Appears to be black stained rosewood. All pin mounted keys are working but need pads. Original bone MP. Well repaired crack in head joint. Short crack in whistle joint, but compressed by ring. Length without MP is 14 3/4inches.
A one block mounted keyed Flageolet with No Name. Bottom ring absent. Overall length is 14 inches. No MP. No cracks.