For sale is a Yamaha 62 Professional Wood Clarinet in its original leather case. This rare professional clarinet carries with it high quality Yamaha production, an excellent tone, and ease of play that even Buffet players would be jealous of. This instrument is difficult to find for sale because they are high quality instruments, had a low production number, and are only rarely sold by their owners. Yamaha is known for making excellent and consistent instruments, and this instrument is no different. It is a wonderful instrument that is of true professional quality, and is at a better price point to the more common R13.
In terms of condition, this instrument has been completely overhauled with new bladder pads. Cosmetically, This particular instrument is in very nice condition. However, there are quite a few scratches on the wood. The logos are bright and visible, but are showing wear in a few spots. The silver plating is really beautiful on this instrument, but does show some wear. The case is a nice large hard case with a decent storage capacity. It will protect your instrument well and looks very nice. The instrument plays amazingly well, as is expected from a YCL-62. It has a great dark tone, even intonation, and nice response. In addition to the Instrument and case, you will receive a premium Portnoy mouthpiece, ligature, swab, cork grease, and a new Vandoren reed: everything you need to get started and take good care of your new instrument for years to come. See photos below of the instrument you will be receiving.
- Yamaha Quality, Made in Japan
- The 62 Model is on par with Buffet Pro-line instruments
- Very Easy Blowing
- Large Hard Case