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Author Topic: Wooden Guy Humphrey in a wacky case?  (Read 116 times)

Offline Flowerchild

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Wooden Guy Humphrey in a wacky case?
« on: February 28, 2021, 11:14:38 PM »
I recently purchased a vintage guy humphrey clarinet and I'd like to know a little more about it, specifically about the case. I don't think its the original case for the instrument but I'm not certain. I am certain I've never seen anything like it. I believe its a leather pochette style case. Its white with leopard print lining and the handles appear to be some sort of plastic like material. Any help would really be wonderful,  thanks! (I hope the link will work for pictures) [http://imgur.com/gallery/Con4Zsm]

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Re: Wooden Guy Humphrey in a wacky case?
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2021, 02:18:35 AM »
I made the image visible directly.

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Re: Wooden Guy Humphrey in a wacky case?
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2021, 04:55:15 AM »
Probably somebody refinished this case to appear this way, I doubt it was made like this.  If I were going to do it, I would use vinyl paint on the outside and the inner lining is something I'm sure I've seen available at a fabric store.  By the way, Guy Humphrey is a stencil clarinet.  It is brand name, not a maker, and made under contract by another company.
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Re: Wooden Guy Humphrey in a wacky case?
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2021, 01:36:46 PM »
Could be valuable. I think I saw it in a Fellini movie.
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Re: Wooden Guy Humphrey in a wacky case?
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2021, 02:56:18 PM »
You see those cases every now and again. Somebody with too much time and money in the 70s wanted to get into the groovy aesthetic of the times.
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