Selmer, 10S B Flat Clarinet
A good condition Selmer 10S clarinet, which is a commission sale for Clarinets Direct. This instrument is an enhanced Boehm model, with articulated C#/G# key, fork Eb/Bb and LH Ab/Eb keys, almost a full Boehm, but with no low Eb key. The Selmer 10 Series was the first major model manufactured by Selmer to adopt a small bore undercut design, in the Buffet Crampon manner: Indeed with a bore of only 14.60mm, the 10S is even smaller in the bore than the Buffet R13. The clarinet is extremely lively, easy to play, and has excellent intonation.
This Bb, S/N Z7860, dates to 1977, which makes it one of the first 10S made. It has Silver plate in fair condition, there is some wear to the ring fingers and other touch pieces. There are no cracks or damage to the wood , but there are some slight marks to the upper tenon of the upper joint, see photo . The pads areall fish skin in very good condition, they will be good for several months to come. All pieces are original and have matching stamps. There are 2 supplied barrels, of 64.5mm and 66.5mm. The m'piece is a used Selmer C. The supplied original case is in fine condition.