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Offline DaveLeBlanc

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Mazzeo Clarinet
« on: September 23, 2012, 01:24:44 PM »
Does anybody know approximately how many of these were made?
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RE: Mazzeo Clarinet
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2012, 09:44:38 PM »
Hi Dave. This is copied and pasted from Wikipedia.
The Mazzeo system is a key system for the clarinet invented by Rosario Mazzeo in the 1950s,[1] and is a modification of the Boehm system. Exclusive mass-production rights were given to the Selmer company, although only 13,000 were made.[citation needed] Many are now in museums, but some are in private collections or can be found for sale. Selmer\'s \"Bundy\" line of Resonite student instruments included a Mazzeo model.
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RE: Mazzeo Clarinet
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2012, 09:16:42 AM »
Cool!  I now own two (relatively) rare instruments!

Question: one of my two mazzeos is marked with the typical Bundy mark along with the words \"mazzeo model\", while the other is marked Bundy and marked with only the words \"mazzeo model\".  What is the deal with this?

Question: one of my two mazzeos is marked with the typical Bundy mark along with the words \"mazzeo model\", while the other is marked Bundy and marked with only the words \"mazzeo model\".  What is the deal with this?
« Last Edit: September 24, 2012, 09:18:34 AM by DaveLeBlanc »
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