R Malerne, Paris, Full Boehm B Flat Clarinet
A very good condition, R M Malerne, Paris, Full Boehm Bb Clarinet, which is a commission sale for Clarinets Direct. Malerne were a second rank French manufacturer active from 1932 to about 1950. This instrument features; fork Eb/Bb, LH Ab/Eb, articulated C#/G# & low Eb key. The clarinet has just been overhauled in fish skin pads throughout. The nickel silver plating is pristine throughout, with no wear. There are no cracks or damage to the Grenadilla wood. The instrument was made to a top professional standard, with metal tenon rings and a metal insert to the bottom joint receiver tenon. The matching serial numbers are 953. This clarinet plays evenly and well in tune across the entire range. It comes with the original Malerne m'piece and an excellent Riffault N4, which plays very well. The original case is also in good condition. This instrument, in this condition, is outstanding value for money.