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  1. Thread: Vito Claritone

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    Also remember to Google "Clari-tone."

    Also remember to Google "Clari-tone."
  2. Thread: Vito Claritone

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    Several years ago, I sent an e-mail to Leblanc...

    Several years ago, I sent an e-mail to Leblanc asking about serial number information. I was told tha, because I didn't actually own a Leblanc -- regardless of the fact that I've played many...
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    There's also something to be said about the...

    There's also something to be said about the mouthpiece. Some mouthpieces just work better on some horns than others. As an example, my Sigurd Rascher was absolutely fantastic on the Selmer Mark VI...
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    I'd be willing to bet that it's a lot more...

    I'd be willing to bet that it's a lot more current than 1889 and I already made the comment about 60s and 70s oboes being from Marigaux :).

    First, for whatever reason I thought that OP didn't post...
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    Behold: really old Buffet oboe serial numbers....

    Behold: really old Buffet oboe serial numbers. (Reprinted here; scroll to the bottom.)

    The "Buffet" oboes from the 1960s and 1970s were in fact made by Marigaux- even having the ...
  6. Thread: Vito Claritone

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    I'd then say that the best bet is to contact...

    I'd then say that the best bet is to contact Leblanc. Then post back here. As I said, you're not the only one that's trying to get a model number/name.
  7. Thread: Vito Claritone

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    Here's sn 0986....

    Here's sn 0986.

    In any event, you missed a couple model numbers on the page I linked to. You might want to check that page again. For kicks, you can also check out DoctorSax's page on...
  8. Malerne allegedly had two lines of clarinet:...

    Malerne allegedly had two lines of clarinet: Standard and Professional. Some buzz I read said that you could consider the "Standard" model to be student/intermediate grade and the "Professional" ......
  9. Thread: Vito Claritone

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    http://www.clarinetpages.net/plastic-clarinets/vit...

    http://www.clarinetpages.net/plastic-clarinets/vito
  10. Thread: Fun With Tablets

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    I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with the...

    I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with the touch ID thing. I don't have it on my iPad 3, but on my work-provided iPhone 5S. I can sometimes kiss my thumb off the button and it works...
  11. As I mentioned above, I was aware of a few...

    As I mentioned above, I was aware of a few hundred pre-WWII basses remaining in (say) the mid 1980s.

    An analogy: I recently heard that a relatively popular model car from maybe 25ish years ago had...
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    Howdy! I'm pretty useless on flute, but we've...

    Howdy! I'm pretty useless on flute, but we've got a bunch of folks here that can help you out!
  13. Thread: Rampone E Flat

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    You're welcome. There's so much good stuff out...

    You're welcome. There's so much good stuff out there. I'm hoping I can win the lottery and do research full-time.
  14. Thread: Rampone E Flat

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    There are a couple Mullers, too :P. Iwan is the...

    There are a couple Mullers, too :P. Iwan is the one that Mr. Dibbs is mentioning. Our own SOTSDO wrote an article on the Albert System here, which talks about Anton Mueller. (Forgive the lack of...
  15. Thread: Fun With Tablets

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    And another addition to the tablet family. An HP...

    And another addition to the tablet family. An HP Stream 7 Windows 8.1 tablet. It was about $80, with free shipping, and it had a few extras: $25 credit at the Microsoft Store and a year...
  16. I don't necessarily think that there were that...

    I don't necessarily think that there were that many bass saxes or lower. Let's name some companies, off the top of my head:

    Buescher
    Conn
    Couesnon
    Holton (a few)
    Adler + Eb contrabasses...
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    I now have another project: to track this down. ...

    I now have another project: to track this down.

    If you look at the A. Sax patent drawing on FR 3226, even though it's a rough sketch, you can see a vastly different neck shape. I tend to doubt...
  18. The bass sax I played for a couple months was a...

    The bass sax I played for a couple months was a SUNYC Fredonia horn. They actually had a person manning a Dutch-door with a sign in/out sheet and stuff. Considering that I was a student there, the...
  19. Thread: YAS-21 Overhaul

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    You are correct, sir! The mounting "feet" have...

    You are correct, sir! The mounting "feet" have the same part number. Of course, that doesn't mean they're in the same place on the horn ...
  20. Thread: Rampone E Flat

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    There were two A. Rampones in the area. IIRC,...

    There were two A. Rampones in the area. IIRC, they were a couple miles away from each other.

    Anyhow, the Rampone of Rampone & Cazzani is still around and R&C has always been very good about...
  21. Some metal clarinets are extremely good. The...

    Some metal clarinets are extremely good. The Haynes Thermocouple, for instance, isn't only good, it's quite valuable. I've seen prices in the $10K range.

    I used to play on a Conn Pan American...
  22. Yup. eBay takes a percentage. I'm not sure if...

    Yup. eBay takes a percentage. I'm not sure if they do on "list free" days. In any case, 5ish% isn't that bad.
  23. Thread: YAS-21 Overhaul

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    I did a quick check for you. The 23 and 52 altos...

    I did a quick check for you. The 23 and 52 altos have different part numbers: N2243721 for the 52 and N1143721 for the 23. The guards look slightly different and you can see the 52 has the...
  24. FWIW and IIRC, most crystal mouthpieces were from...

    FWIW and IIRC, most crystal mouthpieces were from Zinner, regardless of the name stamped onto the mouthpiece.

    * I agree with Terry and saxhound regarding volume wars. The only time I was able to...
  25. Thread: Mazzeo

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    I've also had horns "loaned out" that were...

    I've also had horns "loaned out" that were eventually placed in the "stolen" category. Replacement value of either wasn't high in $, but one horn was my grandfather's.
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