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Interesting Clarinets for Rich People
« on: March 12, 2013, 03:22:39 PM »
Im starting this thread as a place to post ebay listings of cool clarinets that you can\'t afford (but would love to)!  Haha

The first one here is this one:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-27-Martin-Fres-Paris-Clarinet-Parts-or-Restoration-/221200515065?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item338093fff9

Whaddya know: a boxwood clarinet NOT made out of boxwood.
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RE: Interesting Clarinets for Rich People
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2013, 06:57:18 PM »
check this one out:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Triomphe-Clarinet-Metal-silver-tone-color-Paris-France-in-case-/251244709786

Appears to be a double walled (!) metal clarient, albert system.  Pile on the unusual!
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RE: Interesting Clarinets for Rich People
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2013, 03:40:47 PM »
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RE: Interesting Clarinets for Rich People
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2013, 08:55:24 PM »
What in the world....  Does this have wooden reeds or what??
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RE: Interesting Clarinets for Rich People
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2013, 11:26:21 PM »
Quote from: \'DaveLeBlanc\' pid=\'745\' dateline=\'1364442924\'
What in the world....  Does this have wooden reeds or what??
Nope , that\'s normally how harmonicas were made, I\'m also seen their outer casing made of ivory as well. They always had brass reeds  although I can imagine that they also tried whale bone reeds but they wouldn\'t have lasted very long.
« Last Edit: March 28, 2013, 04:31:10 PM by Skyfacer »
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RE: Interesting Clarinets for Rich People
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2013, 04:13:10 PM »
harmonicas are a bit out of my range!  (though I did play Clementine in my 3rd grade talent show... To shouts of \"encore\" I might add!)
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RE: Interesting Clarinets for Rich People
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2013, 09:17:09 PM »
Hey - Benny Goodman\'s clarinet is for sale on eBay - http://www.ebay.com/itm/Absolute-ORIGINAL-Benny-Goodmans-Clarinet-SELMER-9-Series-for-SALE-/281084268446?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4171ed8f9e.

Same guy (in Poland) has another one listed too, for slightly less.  Of course Benny did have a lot of horns.

Come to think of it, Benny did play my Selmer CT once, wonder how much I can get for it?  No, on second thought, it\'s not for sale...
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RE: Interesting Clarinets for Rich People
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2013, 11:37:15 AM »
It says that the \"Woman does not go with the instrument\".
I think she goes nicely with the instrument. At that price I thought she would\'ve. :p
« Last Edit: March 29, 2013, 11:38:35 AM by Skyfacer »
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RE: Interesting Clarinets for Rich People
« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2013, 11:21:29 AM »
Some funny comments about this auction item on the clarinet bb - http://test.woodwind.org/clarinet/BBoard/read.html?f=1&i=386080&t=386080

Made me chuckle anyway...
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RE: Interesting Clarinets for Rich People
« Reply #10 on: April 06, 2013, 11:54:22 PM »
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RE: Interesting Clarinets for Rich People
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2013, 07:34:50 AM »
That is interesting.  I thought left handed folks played drums...
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RE: Interesting Clarinets for Rich People
« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2013, 09:23:35 AM »
Hey! I\'m left-handed!
I don\'t quite get the point of left-handed instruments-- I play guitar right-handed better than I do left-handed (Oh, wait, I\'m terrible on guitar, but it\'s the same for ukulele). It\'s just like any other skill, it depends on how you learn it, there isn\'t much of a natural predisposition.

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« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2013, 01:37:53 PM »
Makes about as much sense as a left handed screwdriver.
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RE: Interesting Clarinets for Rich People
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2013, 04:25:46 PM »
Quote from: \'Barry Vincent\' pid=\'779\' dateline=\'1365367073\'

Makes about as much sense as a left handed screwdriver.


HAHA
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