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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000683.txt from 1998/04

From: Roger Garrett <>
Subj: Re: And apropos of old instruments...
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 1998 09:45:05 -0400

On Mon, 13 Apr 1998, DGross1226 wrote:
> I recently inherited my uncle's "newer" 1935 Buffet R-13 (Serial No. 18836)
> which also did not have an adjusting screw on the G# key. Also, the lower G#
> post served as the LH post for the A key (three posts instead of the current
> four). Roger Garrett's earlier description of his Serial No. 555 could have
> easily applied almost exactly to my horn.

Yes, this Ab/G# key shares the post with the A key - must be a similar

> Needless to say, it seems that Roger and my experiences -- at least with these
> two vintage Buffets -- differ from Tom's.

They appear to differ, but I will now try the horn again and focus on the
lower end.

Roger Garrett

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