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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000627.txt from 1998/04

From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>
Subj: Re: And apropos of old instruments....
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 1998 13:21:57 -0400

At 09:46 AM 4/13/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Ok, I have received the Buffet clainet with serial number 555. The
>wood is in good condition - no discernible cracks or evidence of
>crack repair.

According to the serial number list on Sneezy, this instrument (#555 with
no letter) dates from 1928! It probably predates the now-standard screw
adjustment on the Ab key. You just had to be precise with the cork and pads.

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