Dating noblet clarinet
Many of the documents which contained accurate information regarding serial numbers have been lost and as a result, there is a gap from 1946 - 1957.
A pair of superb Boehm system clarinets made by the last maker of the legendary Albert family.
The Selmer Paris Soprano is considered the finest in the World due to its excellent ergonomics, and the Mark V1 is considered the epitome of Selmer's production. The original lacquer shows normal wear, as seen in the photographs, principally to the palm keys, and bell rim.
This instrument has been professionally owned and played here in London, with the current owner, John Sands, having bought it new. There are no dents, the instrument has been well cared for. This instrument has tan leather pads throughout, which whilst used, are sealing well.
The case is a more modern Buffet example with keys, and the m'piece is a used Vandoren B45, NB not pictured.
This is a very good condition Selmer Soprano Sax, which is a commission sale for Clarinets Direct.