Cabart, B Flat Clarinet
This is a good condition Cabart Bb clarinet, which is a commission sale for Clarinets Direct. All pieces are original, matching, and stamped "Cabart Paris". Cabart was a fine French professional maker pre WW2. The German Silver keywork is in excellent condition, with no wear. There are no cracks or repairs to the Grenadilla wood which is in fine condition throughout, for a vintage clarinet. The tan leather pads are mainly well used with some new on the upper joint, all are sealing well. The instrument has had a partial service prior to sale. All touch & tenon corks are fine, as any that needed replacing have been. The joints are a good fit and there is no joint wobble. The clarinet plays extremely well, very even and with a fine tone. The supplied m'piece is a Buffet in ebonite. The case is elderly and worn but latches securely.