Klarinet Archive - Posting 000105.txt from 1996/04
From: Fred Jacobowitz <fredj@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: Selmer Eb Clarinet
Date: Fri, 5 Apr 1996 10:39:35 -0500
Well, if the scale is OK, I guess she should buy it. However, I
am rather surprised, as I have never made the acquaintance of a Selmer
eefer which was even remotely in tune (I'm sure that that's what the DEG
barrel is all about).
Clarinet/Sax Instructor, Peabody Preparatory
On Thu, 4 Apr 1996, Gary Van Cott wrote:
> My son's teacher is trying a Selmer Eb Clarinet. I looked up the
> serial number (starts with "Y") and it was made in 1975. She wondered
> if anyone had any experience with this instrument (good or bad) and
> what would be a fair price to pay.
> It is in average condition for a 21 year old instrument. Scale is ok
> (for an Eb). One odd thing is that the original barrel has been
> replaced by an Accu-Bore barrel complete with cooling fins.
> Gary Van Cott
> Las Vegas, NV