Klarinet Archive - Posting 000388.txt from 1995/01
From: Kory Vrieze <kvrieze@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: Clarinet Serial Numbers
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 1995 20:26:47 -0500
On Wed, 25 Jan 1995, Arthur Myers wrote:
> I would appreciate it if anyone could help me find the age of several
> that I have purchased abroad. Please help me with the following instruments:
> 3. An ALbert System Clarinet manufactured by Carl Fischer, New York (wood) no
> serial number
> If you know the approximate manufacture date of any of these, or if you can
> tell me where to find such info., I would appreciate it. Thanks in Advance.
> Art Myers <myersar@-----.edu>
I believe that Carl Fischer actually did not make instruments, but rather
imported them, sometimes from Eastern Europe. They came unsigned to the
States where CF put there stamp on. It's hard to put a date on it.
University of South Dakota