Evette and Schaeffer were two partners who purchased the Buffet company in the early part of the 20th century but retained the Buffet name. Nickel tarnishes, but not as much, and in a different way. It's too bad that they removed that Buffet removed that serial number search engine from their website. One other thing to look for although not definitive is whether or not the A and Ab keys share a post in other words, do they have a total of 3 posts attaching them to the body, or 4. Regretfully, this is not correct. The company also began production of the Dynaction model saxophones that year, which would evolve into the Super Dynaction 1957 and the highly regarded S series 1973 models.
Especially if you do not want to play in a clarinet section, but for instance in a jazz combo, it can be a great clarinet. Ever-increasing production called for the factory's subsequent expansion in 1953, 1960 and 1966. I use an older Empire model script logo, not later Empire State a for back-up and it plays great as well. That means it might not have the polycylindrical bore that the R13 is known for, but hey, Buffet just introduced a new line of clarinets that has a cylindrical bore and called that a feature. As a result, it may be safely assumed that anything from 61,000 was manufacturered with this design in mind.
Leblanc asked him to establish a foothold for the French company in America. So the only other possibility is that it's a different model with the model name completely worn, which I've never even seen even very worn ones have a faint sign of it left, if the Buffet logo is still visible. There is a Blue Book for Musical Instruments Published by Orion Research that is available to determine the value of many used instruments on the market today. This is quite an map of the 6. I find it interesting that Wichita Band is correcting Buffet about their own history and horns. I'm a clarinet junkie and err too often on the refurb choice. In 1904, ownership of Noblet passed to Georges Leblanc, descendant of a long line of distinguished French instrument makers.
What kind of bore exactly would the pre R13's have compared to the later years? See this page on Buffet history at. And band directors were assured that the instruments their students played would possess a harmonious timbre, have correct intonation and be free of mechanical deficiencies. Make certain your appliance is suitable with scale for your space. The R13 was designed by Robert Carree, the head acoustician for Buffet c. In the years since its inception, Leblanc has earned a solid reputation as an innovator in instrument design, manufacturing technique, modern marketing programs and award-winning national advertising campaigns. Carolyn Sue Kincaid Chesnut plays exclusively Paris Built Leblanc Clarinets; Models Symphonie 1953 , along with other Leblanc models from 1958, 1962, and 1969, including a Model built b y Charles Houvenaghel in Paris Factory. After a few months with no nibbles, I got it back from him.
The Octocontrabass sounded an octave below the Contrabassoon, which made it indeed one octave lower than the lowest Bb on the piano. Divine your fixture is appropriate with rasio for your space. An old serial number chart from Buffet. In 1991 he was named president, and in 2001 he became chief executive officer. The gold colour in the logo is just worn. All other known Leblanc models serial number and date of manufacture are noted below including the Leblanc Paris Clarinet series of fine instruments. On July 21, 2004, contracts were signed for Leblanc to be acquired by Steinway Musical Instruments, forging a partnership of undisputed greatness within the music industry.
More than any other instrument manufacturer, Noblet refined and developed early woodwind manufacturing techniques, securing for the French nation its preeminent reputation for producing the best wind instruments in the world. I'm new at this game but I hold in my hand a prospective purchase and what I am assured by my music teacher whom I trust and who is a professional instrument restorer is a Buffet R13. Beside verify between the fixture and the area ideas its to match. Nitro Pro 9 Serial Number Crack Keygen Download Free. . Clarinet in A Fratelli Patricola, grenadilla, serial number 5734 3. Overall, it's very little used.
I bought an R-13 A Buffet clarinet for Orchestral playing, and liked it so much that I bought a R-13 Bb Clarinet. There is such tiny flatness in the throat tones that just playing softer and lipping will bring them into perfect tune. Also there are differences in the design of the lower joint where the right-hand cluster of keys is located. I am reading some conflicting things and would just like to be a little more sure. Their web site is For appraisal of vintage instruments or historical information you may wish to contact the Shrine to Music Museum at The University of South Dakota in Vermillion.
It became the prototype for all future Buffet clarinet designs from that point onward. The bottom line is that this instrument plays consistently in tune with itself. Re: Buffet Serial Numbers After 1997 Author: Date: 2012-06-12 02:57 This may be slightly off-topic, but I used Buffet-Crampon's search function to find my clarinets by serial number, and while my B flat is listed, my A is not. Leon Pascucci namesake of Leon Leblanc joined his father at Leblanc in 1971, serving in various capacities throughout the company's operations. Whether or not that instrument is suited to you, your body and your playing style is another matter altogether. This bypassed some such kinks one patron when I went leaving about the deity in my royal friends, when there went a family at the legend.
Thank you for choosing Buffet Crampon. Barrel is in overall good condition but with a crack to the lower section. Below the logo are small letters that say Modele Buffet Crampon. The guarantee becomes effective from the date of the instrument purchase, as mentioned on the invoice issued by the seller. Ken Shaw Re: Buffet Serial Numbers After 1997 Author: Date: 2012-06-14 14:18 Sorry Ken, I apparently did a selective reading of your original post. The wood seems to be of identical quality as the top Buffets.
The keys of the clarinet are silver plated, its in excellent condition, with no cracks. Individual instruments are different and I'd say there's a good chance that any professional quality Buffet from any era will play well if it's properly set up. We currently manufacture or distribute several brands of wind instruments. Woody Herman played an Artist model, in fact. Acoustical, mechanical and musical improvements will be made. So, here's a little info to pique your interest in this unjustly forgotten brand. Ensure to give a few budget for modern elements that may decorate your room.