Noblet Plateau B Flat clarinet
A superb condition Noblet, by Leblanc, Paris France, Plateau B flat clarinet. This is a completely wooden early professional Noblet, with a covered hole mechanism, i.e. plateau. Noblet was founded in 1750, which made them the oldest clarinet manufacturer in the world, and this instrument has the early style logo. All the key work, which is in German Silver, is in excellent condition, with no discernible wear. The Grenadilla wood throughout is in excellent condition, with no cracks or repairs. 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 7541D. All pieces are matching and original. The case is brand new, the mouthpiece is a used Vandoren 5RV in good condition. 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".