Buffet Crampon is the undisputed finest volume maker of clarinets in the World today.
This clarinet is one of their
most expensive models, a Tosca. The Tosca is the latest incarnation
of the legendary R13 model.
The instrument is in near mint condition. The plating is pristine. The wood is without mark or blemish:
NO damage or cracks whatsoever. It was bought new from Buffet less than 18 months ago. The instrument
also has a voicing groove in the bell to improve the lowest pitches,
as well as the corrective low F key and vent. The intonation and response
are outstanding. The matching serial numbers are 654018.
The pads are finest Pisoni white leather in good condition.
This clarinet is almost "as new", with only slight wear to the pads, corks and stamps,
to distinguish it from new.
There are 2 supplied barrels, of 65mm and 66mm with all pieces matching and original.
condition of the Buffet double Tosca case is also excellent.
The m'piece is an upgrade to a "Rico Reserve", X5, S/N 000310,
which is also in excellent used condition.