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Re: Official Plateau Keyed Clarinet Thread
« Reply #30 on: June 26, 2016, 02:47:48 PM »
I just want to say thanks for this thread! Great idea, Dave!
The interest is higher than ever in plateau clarinets because of the number of senior bands today.
They're great for arthritic hands.
No problem - that's what I'm here for  8) 8)
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Re: Official Plateau Keyed Clarinet Thread
« Reply #32 on: July 29, 2016, 02:21:22 PM »
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Re: Official Plateau Keyed Clarinet Thread
« Reply #33 on: July 29, 2016, 07:02:33 PM »

http://www.ebay.com/itm/122054331951?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Ending soon, but the Normandy in this one is a plateau.

Won the bid at a price of $23.83 per instrument.  The clarinets should sell for $100+ each, and assuming I can get the necessary rods and screws for the oboe, that's another $250.  Otherwise, probably $100 or so.  May be able to squeeze a couple dozen dollars of profit out of this :)
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Re: Official Plateau Keyed Clarinet Thread
« Reply #34 on: July 30, 2016, 07:35:11 AM »
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Re: Official Plateau Keyed Clarinet Thread
« Reply #35 on: July 30, 2016, 09:02:36 AM »


Won the bid at a price of $23.83 per instrument.  The clarinets should sell for $100+ each, and assuming I can get the necessary rods and screws for the oboe, that's another $250.  Otherwise, probably $100 or so.  May be able to squeeze a couple dozen dollars of profit out of this :)
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Glad to see you got them, especially at that price.  I was going to jump into it.  Unfortunately, if I brought 6 more instruments into the house without finishing and unloading some of what I already have, I'd be living in my truck in a heartbeat.
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Re: Official Plateau Keyed Clarinet Thread
« Reply #36 on: July 30, 2016, 04:29:34 PM »
Didn't realize until after that the Normandy was missing the Ab key! Oh well, I should have a donor clarinet that will work.
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Re: Official Plateau Keyed Clarinet Thread
« Reply #37 on: July 30, 2016, 06:35:42 PM »
Are all the bridge keys (uj/lj) there and working?  The upper bridge key is generally attached in a weak way. 
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Re: Official Plateau Keyed Clarinet Thread
« Reply #38 on: July 30, 2016, 09:47:29 PM »
Are all the bridge keys (uj/lj) there and working?  The upper bridge key is generally attached in a weak way.

No clue!  Sure hope so...  I'll let you know once I receive it :)
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Re: Official Plateau Keyed Clarinet Thread
« Reply #39 on: August 23, 2016, 07:17:16 AM »
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Re: Official Plateau Keyed Clarinet Thread
« Reply #40 on: August 23, 2016, 03:57:18 PM »
Now that's neat.  A Lefevres arent all that common to start off with, and a plateau?  Sweet.  Not for that price, though...
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Re: Official Plateau Keyed Clarinet Thread
« Reply #41 on: August 23, 2016, 04:35:18 PM »
I've seen another PT seller (maybe the same person) over-pricing and continually re-listing items before. If memory serves, prices are usually in Pounds Sterling.
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Re: Official Plateau Keyed Clarinet Thread
« Reply #44 on: September 18, 2016, 09:30:24 PM »
Now that's neat.  A Lefevres arent all that common to start off with, and a plateau?  Sweet.  Not for that price, though...
Krikey!  And it sold.  Very hard to believe, but if those stats repeat twice more,  I'll know my next market.
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