A five key Clarinet by Firth, Hall & Pond, NY, in good working condition, missing its barrel. Center hole on lower joint has a brass ring insert, possibly for intonation change. Length with out barrel is 21 1/4 inches.
An interesting 6 key conversion to 8 key Clarinet. Unsigned. The two keys , which are usually added by pin mounts, here are added by inserting "post mounts" in order to accommodate the two added keys. All keys and springs are working, Damage consists of missing top and bottom Ivory ring and close crack in bell ring. Added thumb rest ,Length is 23 5/8 inches.
Block mounted, ten key Clarinet by G.Bock, Alfeld c.1840. Judging by its heft and appearance, one of the better made Clarinets from my collection. Besides the absence of one spring, the damage is all on the bell, missing Horn ring, crack, and piece off bell rim. A very worthwhile project. Length is 24 1/4 inches. Original MP.
A simple system (12 keys) Boxwood and Ivory Clarinet by Henri Gunckel, Paris c. 1900. Marked on all four joints, and on the bell "(Cornet) Henry Gunckel, Paris (in oval) (letter G logo) B". All keys and springs are working. Piece of center Ivory ring is gone. Bell Ivory has been repaired. No wood damage. Length is 22 3/8 inches.
This is a strange little beast, made of black-wood but only six keys like a piece made a hundred years earlier. Marked on the bell "H P, D". Wood is all good except for a very small chip on the bell. Some keys will require springs. Length is 17 3/4 inches.
A CONN double wall Clarinet Albert System Clarinet with 13 keys, 2 rings and 4 rollers. c.1909. All keys are in perfect working order. Playing requirements are pads and corks. A good condition wood MP is included.Length is 22 1/4 inches.
A ten key, pin mounted, boxwood and ivory clarinet marked "(lyre) JTL" on all joints. c.1875. In excellent condition using modern pads and cork tenons. Length is 18 3/4 inches. Original MP. No cracks or damage.
An early 5 key Boxwood and Ivory Clarinet Marked on the bell "J.A&W. Geib, 23, Maiden Lane, New York," there between 1818-21. This instrument has no damage or cracks. Keys and springs are working well. All that is needed to be in playing condition are pads and stringing. Original MP and reed. Length is 21 1/8 inches approx.
A stained Boxwood and Ivory, 13 key, block mounted Clarinet by Firth, Hall & Pond, New York 1832-48. This instrument is in very good working condition except for one key cover being off. The touch for this key is present and working. The tone hole is plugged. No cracks or other damage. Mp is broken. Length is 21 inches.