Matched Pair of B & H 926 Imperial Clarinets
A very good condition pair of early Boosey &Hawkes Imperial 926 clarinets which are a commission sale for Clarinets Direct. The 926 Imperial was B & H's top professional model, alongside the larger bore 1010. This pair have been exceptionally well cared for, and belonged formerly to London based professional.
The Bb has matching serial nos. 87071, it has good condition Silver plating throughout. The wood is in fine condition with no cracks or damage. Both clarinets have been fully overhauled in our workshop, and are sold with our 1 year warranty. All pads are brand new Pisoni tan leather and touch and tenon corks are in excellent condition. A very good condition 926 m'piece is also supplied.
The A has matching serial nos. 87166. As with the Bb the wood condition is excellent, though one of the 2 supplied barrels has a surface crack, which we have filled and sealed. Again it has new leather pads throughout. The Silver plating is very fine. This pair play with a lovely warm sound and excellent intonation, and come in a plush double case.