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Clarinet, Berteling  Boehm  Ivory Rings & Black Wood

Clarinet, Berteling Boehm Ivory Rings & Black Wood

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Directory: Antiques: Instruments and Implements: Musical: Woodwind: Pre 1900: Item # 997621

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Riverdale, New York City
PO Box 434 Riverdale, NY 10471
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This may be one of the earliest Boehm System Clarinets in existence. Made c.1880. Serial #180. Six rings and 13 keys, all in working order. Two barrels with metal inserts. Length with short barrel is 23 1/4 inches. Add half an inch for the longer barrel. Excellent condition. Very heavy, might be Ebony. It was made about 40 years after the earliest French examples by L.A. Buffet and many other French makers