SOLD Noblet, by Leblanc, Plateau B flat Clarinet
A rare good condition Noblet, Paris France, Plateau B flat clarinet. This is an intermediate model Noblet, with a covered hole mechanism, i.e. plateau. Unlike some of the cheaper models in the range, this clarinet is made entirely from Grenadilla wood. All the key work, which is plated in Nickel Silver, is in excellent condition, with no wear. The wood throughout is in good condition, with no cracks or repairs, there are only two minor chips to the wood surface at top of the upper joint [see photo]. The clarinet has just been overhauled in Pisoni Premium De-luxe fish skin pads, and is sold with our full 1 year warranty. . The matching serial nos. are B79287, and this clarinet has gold plated springs throughout. The barrel is a replacement from another model in the Noblet range, the Normandy, which has exactly the same bore dimensions. This The case is the brand new, & the mouthpiece is a Yamaha 4C in very good condition. This clarinet continued to be manufactured by Leblanc right up until they ceased manufacture in 2009. It was described by them as "specifically designed for the younger player, doubler or even the arthritic player who may have difficulty covering the standard open-tone-hole".