Buffet R13 150th Anniversary Edition Clarinet!
One of several professional clarinets we are offering for sale. This is a hard-to-find Buffet Crampon R13 150th Anniversary Edition in Bb. S/n 156XXX, 1975. It is in very good condition: Wood is an excellent billet of vintage grenadilla with a crack in the upper joint that was pinned years ago and will never be a problem again. (They did a beautiful job, and you have to look pretty hard even to find the pin marks.) Nickel plate about 95% with just a very little bit of wear here and there, but generally bright and shiny as seen in the photos. Just through the shop where it was disassembled, cleaned, bore oiled, polished, lubed, and had all new Ferree’s B17 de’Jur double bladder, pressed felt pads installed. Place very nicely with a warm, balanced tone typical of the sought-after 70’s Buffets. Come in a 150th-Anniversary case with some wear and missing the commemorative sticker. Also includes a Vandoren 5RV Lyre mouthpiece, Buffet cap and ligature, silk swab, and new ProTec microfiber cloth. Cork grease and key oil are for local pickup only and will not be shipped. A great-playing, limited edition clarinet from the sweet spot in Buffet’s Golden Era, and at more than $2,500 less than a brand new R13!