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This is a fine condition Noblet, by Leblanc, Paris, Bass Clarinet in Grenadilla wood, to low Eb. This is a model 60, the entry level professional Bass made by Leblanc. This instrument is a commission sale for Clarinets Direct, having come to us from a young professional who is about to start studying at the Guildhall School of Music. All the Nickel Silver key work is in good condition, with only the usual slight spot wear. There are no cracks to the wood, but it does show minor surface scuffs and marks. There are also surface marks, where old screw holes for the original floor peg attachment and marching band lyre have been filled. The crook & bell are both in good condition but the bell shows some scratches, it is not original, but from a Leblanc Vito Bass. There is a floor peg attachment to this bell. The Bass has just been fully re-padded, by Clarinets Direct, in finest Pisoni tan leather pads at our workshop. It is sold with our full 1 year warranty. The matching serial nos. are 5383, which dates to the 1960's. The case is in fair used condition, it still latches and protects the instrument well, but theer arestains to the interior and scuffs to teh exterior. The m'piece is an Ebolin in good condition. The instrument would suit a professional looking for a reasonably priced entry level wooden Bass. A comparable model Amati Bass now retails new for 4220.