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An excellent condition E13 clarinet in Silver plate, which is a commission sale for Clarinets Direct. The matching serial numbers are K133312, which dates to the mid 2000's, and all pieces are original with Buffet stamps. There is no damage to the wood, which is crack and repair free. The Silver plating is pristine, "as new". The instrument has just had a complete re-pad in Pisoni deluxe fish skin pads, and is sold with our full 1 year warranty. The invoice is included in the sale. The case is the original which is in good condition. The m'piece is an up-grade to a new Vandoren 5RV Lyre, which, as this costs 95.00, ia a substantial improvement over the normal Buffet stock m'piece. Current E13s are being treated by Buffet with a chemical compound, which is supposed to inhibit cracking. In fact this seems to be causing some joint problems for Buffet, with many new instrument owners reporting problems with sticking joints to dealers, due to this compound leaching out from the wood end grain. At the period this instrument was made, thankfully the Grenadilla wood was left to age naturally prior to manufacture.