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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

Gary,
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).

Fred Jacobowitz
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.
>
> TIA
>
> Gary Van Cott
> Las Vegas, NV
> mccmis@-----.com
>

   
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