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Clarinets with Block Mounts
1. Clarinet in C, ASHTON, JOHN, Boston, 1825-33, A boxwood Clarinet in C with five round brass keys stamped J. ASHTON/BOSTON on all the joints. The length from the top of the barrel to the bottom of the bell is 534mm. Old pewter mouthpiece included. The bell is cracked, the rings at the top of the barrel & the bell are missing, and it needs new key pads and joint wraps., (Our #24861) $650.
Clarinets 20th Century Boehm System
2. Clarinet, BUFFET, 1946-47, A Boehm system grenadilla clarinet in Bb with a non-original bell and one poorly pinned crack in the middle joint. Needs a complete overhaul., (Our #24839) $125.
3. Clarinet in Bb, BUFFET, Boehm system, 1936, A Boehm system grenadilla Clarinet in Bb. There is a nicely repaired pinned crack in upper mid joint. Case is included., (Our #24949) $450.
4. Clarinet in Bb, EVETTE & SCHAEFFER, France, A Boehm system grenadilla Clarinet in Bb with nickel keys. No evident cracks and in very good playing condition, though with older pads. The sounding length is 598mm., (Our #24851) $350.
5. Clarinet in Bb, EVETTE & SCHAEFFER/BUFFET-CRAMPON, Paris, early 1950's, A Boehm system grenadilla Clarinet in Bb. In playable condition though with old pads. The original case is included., (Our #24947) $275.
6. Clarinet in Bb, EVETTE/BUFFET-CRAMPON, Paris, A Boehm system grenadilla Clarinet in Bb. In playable condition, though with old pads. The original case is incldued., (Our #24950) $200.
7. Clarinet in A, PENZEL MUELLER, New York, A Boehm system grenadilla Clarinet in A with nickel silver keys. The clarinet is marked LP indicating that it is low pitch (or A=440). The body is of one-piece with a wrap around octave key, old-style thick ring (doughnut key). It is missing two keys (the lowest left hand pinkie keys), has no barrel or bell or case, and the old pads and corks need to be replaced., (Our #W7052) $100.
8. Clarinet in Bb, PRUEFER, c.1910-20, A Clarinet in Bb with a single-piece body. The bell is missing the metal ring around the bottom. It has a wrap- around octave key and is marked L.P. (Low Pitch or A=440). The barrel is stamped Pruefer, but the bell is not., (Our #26657) $100.
9. Saxophone, H.N. WHITE BY KING, Tenor, An H.N. White by King tenor saxophone with dark brass lacquer finish, pearl touches, and bakelite rollers. The original neck and two mouthpieces (King and Conn Precision model) are included. The case is original but tattered, and with a clarinet pocket (but no clarinet or case). Slightly dented at the thumbrest., (Our #31729) $750.
10. Saxophone, Soprano, YORK, Grand Rapids, 1925-26, A York straight soprano saxophone with a silver-plated body marked YORK/ GRAND RAPIDS/ MICHIGAN. The keys have pearl touches & rollers. In excellent but not overhauled condition with old. The original mouthpiece and hard case are included., (Our #31212) $550.
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Miscellaneous Woodwinds
11. Galoubet, FRENCH, 2nd half 18th century, An unstamped Galoubet or tabor pipe of boxwood. The body is in two sections, with two vent holes in front & one in back. The mouthpiece section is a fipple style. In excellent and playable condition. Overall length 310mm., (Our #24244) $1,200.
12. Pitch Pipe, G. REED, English, 18th century, A recorder-like pitch pipe of walnut marked G. REED. The pitch pipe has a moveable section so that a it can be used to tune a range of notes that are marked on a brass strip pinned to the rosewood slide: F # G # A # B C # D # E F # G # A. Fipple mouthpiece. Length (not extended) is 398mm. Nice beefy turnings and seven triangular incisions in place of inlays. A rare & wonderful pitch pipe by an unrecorded maker., (Our #25063) $2,200.
13. Practice Chanter, GRAINGER, Glasgow, c.1960, A Grainer practice chanter of blackwood with celluloid rings and a plastic reed. The overall length is 18- 9/16". Plays very nicely. Grainger & Campbell (1946-1989) was the firm of George Grainger and Neil Campbell., (Our #23946) $80.
14. Zampogna, ITALIAN, 19th century, Two short drones (right and left hand). They have no keys, and the spacers between the tone holes are made of large rounded brass tacks. Overall lengths: 570mm and 446mm. Sold as a pair., (Our #24099) $400.
15. Zampogna Chanter, ITALIAN, 19th century, This zampogna has makerís name. It could be made of chestnut, but itís hard to tell. Overall length is 750mm. There is one key with a rather rudimentary spring mechanism and missing the key-cover., (Our #24098) $650.
16. Zampogna Chanters, ITALIAN, 1st half 19th century, Two fruitwood chanters from zampogna. The short one is 920mm, and the long one is 1505mm with a single iron key missing the tonehole cover (the long touch is present). The keybox for the long key one has two missing chips at the vented end - missing a piece of wood about 1"x3/4" along the rim., (Our #24722) $1,400.
17. Chanter, SCOTTISH, An unmarked Blackwood chanter with an ivory colored sole, but no mouthpiece section., (Our #25065) $200.
18. Smallpipes, SCOTTISH OR NORTH ENGLAND, late 18th century, This set of small pipes has three bone-mounted drones, stocks & blowpipe of laburnum. There is a horn mouthpiece and modern leather bag. There is no chanter and the set requires restoration., (Our #W9201) $1,200.
19. Recorder, MOECK, Rottenburgh Alto model 239, This Moeck recorder has a maple body and is exellent condition with the original case., (Our #25312) $225.
20. Recorder, Bass, MOLLENHAUER, Bass Recorder, Fulda, Germany, 1976-77, This Mollenhauer bass recorder is made of pearwood with three brass keys and a brass bocal. Baroque fingering, with a single low C/F key (not separate keys for low C# and F#). In near mint condition with the original case., (Our #28332) $500.
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21. Clarinet in Bb, WEYMANN, Varsity, c.1940s, Most of a Boehm system grenadilla clarinet in Bb with nickel-silver keys. Is is missing the bridge mechanism from the top joint to the bottom joint, and has a non-original bell stamped G. PENZEL/NEW YORK/Professional. No barrel, no case, and the body/keys need overhaul (cleaning, pads, corks, springs)., (Our #25052) $100.