A rare, mint condition Noblet, Paris France, Plateau B flat clarinet.
This is an intermediate wooden model 40 Noblet, with a
mechanism, i.e. plateau.
This clarinet is made entirely from Grenadilla wood, which is in pristine condition,
with no cracks or damage, all logo stamps are bright, the instrument is like new.
All the key work, which is plated in Nickel Silver, is in perfect condition.
The clarinet has lightly used fish skin pads throughout, which will be good for
many months to come.
The matching serial nos. are D42033.
The case is the original in excellent condition.
The mouthpiece is a used jazz Vandoren 5JB in very good condition.
This clarinet continued to be manufactured by Leblanc
right up until they ceased manufacture in 2009. It was described by them as "specifically
designed for the younger player, doubler or even the arthritic player who
may have difficulty covering the standard open-tone-hole".