Buffet, E11 C Clarinet
A good condition Buffet E11 C clarinet, in Grenadilla wood. The E11 C is Buffet's semi-professional model, and this example has matching serial nos. 000105. The Silver plated key work is in excellent condition. All pieces are matching and original. The instrument has just had an overhaul, in fish skin pads in our workshop, and is sold with our 1 year warranty. The wood of the main pieces is in excellent condition, with no cracks or damage, apart from the bell, which has 2 cracks, see photos 9, 10 & 11. These we have sealed externally in our workshop, and this repair is also covered by our 1 year warranty. Current Buffet E13's and E11's are giving a lot of trouble with shrinkage and wood movement, these problems commenced when Buffet moved the manufacture of these models from Germany back to the old Leblanc factory in France. Fortunately this instrument pre-dates this; it was made in Germany. The E11 C is an ideal purchase for the player who wants to use the same mouthpiece that they currently use on their Bb instrument, as the instrument tunes well with all standard French bore Bb m'pieces. The supplied Buffet case is in good condition, as is the stock Buffet m'piece.