For sale is a Buffet R13 “Vintage” Model Professional Clarinet made by Buffet Crampon In a professional buffet leather case. Buffet’s modern professional clarinets are widely regarded as the standard for professional clarinets. Buffet is known for making some of the best clarinets available, and this instrument is no different. The R13 “Vintage” model is a modernization of the ‘golden era’ of R13 production from the 1950s and 1960s. Buffet took the original plans for the instrument during that time, made several modernizing adjustments, and now you have an amazing instrument a step above their current base R13 model. This instrument was made around 2001, and is in excellent playing condition. In terms of cosmetic condition, this instrument is in good shape. The plating on the keys polished up well, but the underlying copper and base layer are visible on most keys There is some minor wear on the body, and there are repaired cracks in the very base of the bell. but overall it this instrument plays amazingly well. It has a great dark tone, even intonation, and nice response. Also included is a Tosca R13 case. The case looks great, but has some minor wear around the edges. In addition to the Clarinet, case, and a mouthpiece, you will receive a new reed, tube of cork grease, and swab: everything you need to get started and take good care of your new instrument for years to come.
- Buffet Quality, Made in France
- Legendary R13 Design
- Includes Case