Yamaha YCL 62 B Flat Clarinet
A very good condition professional Yamaha YCL 62 Bb clarinet, which is a commission sale for Clarinets Direct. the current owner has just up-graded to a pair of Buffet Prestige clarinets. It is received wisdom within the music industry that when Yamaha launch a new product, they will have made every conceivable effort to outdo their competitors, at a considerably cheaper price to the customer. So it was in the 1970's, when Yamaha made their first serious foray into top of the range professional clarinets. The wood was computer controlled, kiln dried, to assist in avoiding cracking, the silver plate, and key work, was of considerably better quality than Buffet. Many players found the ease with which these instruments responded completely won them over. The clarinet model YCL62 was a professional instrument, which superseded the YCL 61, in the late 1970's.
The instrument has no cracks or damage to the wood, which is finest aged, unstained, Grenadilla. The Silver plated key work is also excellent throughout, with no wear. The instrument has been well maintained and has used tan leather pads in good condition. All touch and tenon corks are good. There is no joint wobble. The instrument has been thoroughly checked over in our workshop prior to sale. The serial nos. are 010388. The m'piece is a brand new Buffet, still wrapped. The Amoon case is also new.