Noblet Plateau B Flat Clarinet
An excellent condition Noblet, by Leblanc, Paris France, Plateau B flat clarinet. This is a model 40 Noblet, with a covered hole mechanism, i.e. plateau. Noblet was founded in 1750, which made them the oldest clarinet manufacturer in the world. All the key work, which is in Nickel Silver plate, is in very good condition, with no discernible wear. The Grenadilla wood throughout is in fine condition, with no cracks or repairs. The barrel is made of resin. The clarinet has just been fully overhauled in Pisoni Premium De-luxe fish skin pads, and is sold with our full 1 year warranty. The wood has been oiled, and all touch and tenon corks replaced. The matching serial nos. are A25644. The Leblanc case is in good condition, the mouthpiece is a used Selmer HS**, and the ligature a new Rovner. 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".