This Selmer Series 9 Eb Soprano Wood Clarinet Serial #S7508 is in excellent condition. It has just come back from the shop where it was completely gone over. All the cork and pads are in very good condition and the key plating is 95% original with little if any player wear. The wood is in beautiful condition without any cracks repairs or major scratches. There are matching “HENRI SELMER PARIS” badges with laurel leaves on the bell, body, barrel, mouthpiece and mouthpiece cap. On the bell below the badge are the words “SOLE AGENTS US& CAN SELMER NEW YORK ELKHART.” On the back of the bell just below where the serial number is on the body are the words “MADE IN FRANCE”. The serial number is S7508 making this a manufacture date of aproximately 1962. On the bottom front of the body you can see the words “Series 9” also on the top of the body framing the badge are the words “DEPOSE FRANCE”. Below the badge on the mouthpiece is engraved “HS MADE IN FRANCE” and the ligature has the words “SELMER MADE IN FRANCE”. The mouthpiece case also has “MADE IN FRANCE” engraved below the badge. It comes in the original Selmer case in very good condition. This clarinet is an excellent player with tremendous overtones and a super warm rounded sound.
*Note: If the serial number begins with “isi” this means we were unable to locate or read the original serial number and therefore it was assigned an automatically generated serial number from our system.