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ROBERT MALERNE, PARIS, PLATEAU B FLAT CLARINET, 625

A rare, very good condition Malerne, Paris France, Plateau B flat clarinet. This is an intermediate model Grenadilla wood clarinet, with a covered hole mechanism, i.e. plateau. Robert Malerne, was a second rank manufacturer active in Paris from 1932-50. Some authorities credit his company with manufacturing the Selmer Sterling student range of instruments.
This clarinet is made entirely from Grenadilla wood, with all pieces original, matching, and stamped. All the key work, which is German Silver, is in excellent condition. The wood throughout is in good condition, with no cracks or repairs, there are only minor surface scuffs and marks, associated with normal use. The clarinet has just been overhauled in Finest Pisoni Premium De-luxe white leather pads, and is sold with our full 1 year warranty. . The case is brand new, with shoulder carry strap. The mouthpiece is a used stock Buffet, which tunes the clarinet very well. This plateau clarinet i.e. "covered hole" is designed for the younger player, doubler, or even the arthritic player who may have difficulty covering the standard open-tone-hole.