The Centered Tone bore changed through the years. Enhanced Boehms normally had silver plated keywork. The Selmer 10-G basically copied the Hans Moennig design into a Selmer clarinet. It quickly became obvious that an improved chart was needed. . I could not get this instrument within 20 cents of in tune throughout the entire range even with the shorter barrel. A look at the 1927 chart to the left makes the answer quite clear.
Example: Selmer, Series 10S, B0478 is a B Series made in 1980. There are many different types of clarinets built by Selmer Paris , each with their own special features. But many saxophones from 7300 to 7800 were sold in 1927. Many saxophonists use it as the authority for determining when an instrument was made. Your browser doesn't support iframes, so you're missing our banner How Old is My. White 'King' models like 'American Standard', 'Cleveland' and 'Gladiator' are cheap student grade horns--With the exception of the late 'Cleveland' which has a fat looking bell. The anomaly is the logo that has both Selmer and Signet names inside the oval.
Also I often recommend vintage clarinets for adults returning to playing clarinet. We currently manufacture or distribute several brands of wind instruments. I find that the older French stencil clarinets with this feature are often the best. Have you learned what yours is worth? The good news is that cracks can rather easily be fixed these days. Different distributors had different specifications, which affected delivery times. The more unusual types of saxophones, such as the Sopranino or Bass, were often sold months or even years later than one might expect.
By 1930 the improvements on the Silver King would challenge the Silva-Bet for desirablility. In creating the 10G, Selmer aimed to improve upon the design of Buffet's R13. And a few measured toneholes diameters on the upper joint were exactly the same but on the lower joint the toneholes were smaller on the Series 9. Year of Manufacture: As stated earlier, few metal clarinets were made after 1940, but it started when Conn got their metal clarinet patent in 1889, with clarinet No. These series of numbers have not been maintained in separate lists but are recorded together in our sales records that begin in 1964. The first saxophone was made in America at the Conn factory by 'Gus' Buescher, and the first metal clarinet for mass production was patented around the same time in 1888.
They continued to be made up until the early 1960s. I personally do not like so much backpressure as compared to say the Buffet R13. Alexandre was an accomplished clarinetist and was able to help Henri while a clarinetist with the Boston Symphony. The tuning of the B-flat clarinet is perfectly balanced, featuring higher toneholes and thumb rest plates : in addition, it is available in two different pitches 440 or 442. This saves me time and consequently saves you money.
The Silver King was produced up until the early 1960s in dwindling numbers. Not as deep sounding as say an Artys but pretty good. I've of course also forwarded this info to Steve Sklar too. Its flexibility gives an optimum homogeneity and tuning. When was your Selmer Paris Saxophone made? All articles © the respective authors. Here's the serial number list of these clarinets, with the addition of a list of the various bores and barrel sizes. I am guessing he bought it sometime around 2012 to 2013 just a guess.
Now I was online looking to see when this was made and what the Value maybe. Otherwise it will just be a discouragement. The Rampone design was put forward by Conn with considerable success. European and Canadian Selmer clarinets had no markings. Each one of these lines has numerous models of instruments and unfortunately in some cases each model has its own series of serial numbers. The old emblem, pictured right was similar to the Buffet Logo in that H. You can find contact information in the section of these pages.
But it would actually also be a little tricky, for a number of reasons. M6000 Emblem of sn M70xx Below- M 61xx. The accuracy isn't guaranteed, but it should be a good start. No inlining of these pages allowed. Some obscure models not mentioned here might have merit, but mostly only to collectors. A significant reserve of power and dense tonal material favour a generous playing style. The Silva-Bet did not have the intonation problems, or the the harsh sound of many of the earlier metal clarinets, and it featured a tunable barrel.
I re-assembled the clarinet and adjusted and regulated it. Penzel-Mueller was forgotten and others may have been ignored, and records lost. Their projection seems wonderful, and the overall balance from top to the bottom of the clarinet was very smooth and very tonally centered. It represents the successful culmination of 100 years of technical expertise and profound dialogue with artists. So he sold me his As-100 Serial 829121. This in no way means there is a problem with the clarinet in any regards but that it is more of a symphonic or chamber players clarinet. Repeating this process for each year up to 1975 resulted in the development of a chart with an average accuracy of 82%.