Klarinet Archive - Posting 000077.txt from 1994/01
From: Cary Karp <nrm-karp@-----.SE>
Subj: Re: Mutant Stubbins?
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 1994 13:11:09 -0500
Quoting Kristan Tetens:
> Thanks to everyone who has contributed comments on my ancient Stubbins.
> This past weekend, I looked a little harder for markings and found
> "Made in France by Noblet" etched very lightly just below the barrel joint.
> Can anyone fill me in on this?
The Noblet factory started production in 1750. Leblanc bought them out
in 1904 and still produces instruments under both names.