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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001174.txt from 1997/09

From: Ian M. Dilley <imd@-----.uk>
Subj: Re: Boosey and Hawkes
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 11:39:51 -0400

I *think* that the Imperial's full title is Imperial 926 and the 1010
is a Symphony 1010.

>
> How does this fit into the other nomenclature (i.e., "926", "1010")?
> --Bill Fogle
> Washington, D.C.
>
> ----------
> > From: EPOTTER@-----.org
> > To: klarinet@-----.us
> > Cc: EPOTTER@-----.org
> > Subject: Re: Boosey and Hawkes
> > Date: Thursday, September 25, 1997 5:52 PM
> >
> > This comes from memory from my first instrument in about 1960. At that
> > time B&H advertised four models which they sold new which went like this.
> >
> > "77" Student model.
> > "Edgeware" Better student model for the richer parent.
> > "Emporer" Long term instument for the serious amateur.
> > "Imperial" Top of the line.
> >
> > This was the kind of image that the company projected for each instrument
> > and I belive it at least put them in order of "Quality"
> >
> > I hope this helps.
>

   
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