Selmer, Paris, Bass Clarinet to low C
This is a superb condition Selmer Bass Clarinet in Grenadilla, to low C, which is a commission sale for Clarinets Direct. The Selmer Paris Bass is considered the finest in the World due to its excellent ergonomics, fine tuning, and automatic double over-blowing vent for the second register. This Bass is the Selmer model 37, known in the UK as the Mark 3. This instrument has had only one careful owner from new.
All Silver plated key work is in pristine condition. There are no cracks or damage to the wood which is excellent throughout. The bell and crook are both in excellent condition, though there is a tiny bit of tarnish to the inner rim of the bell. The crook is sleeved and adjustable for tuning. This Bass has tan leather pads, with the largest pads all having reflectors, which are in excellent condition with a fine seal. The key work regulation is tight & there is no joint wobble. There are duplicate fingerings for low D, with low C# and C fingered with the RH thumb keys. There is a floor peg. The matching serial nos. are N07417 which dates to 2001. The Selmer case is in good used condition, and comes with straps, it can be used like a rucksack if desired. The Bass comes with a Selmer C85 105 m'piece, reeds and other accessories.