422.211.2 (single) clarinets with cylindrical bore, with fingerholes

Bass clarinet. Low pitch. African blackwood (grenadilla) with nickel silver-plated keywork, crook, bell and ferrules. Keys are pillar mounted with granadilla rollers and leather pads. Boehm system. Underside of right hand thumb rest covered with green felt. Speaker key has a felt covered bumper pad. Flap of key on bell protected by cage structure with green felt bumper. Three joints including integrated crook/upper joint. Cork lapped tenons. Upper joint tenon has hole that lines up with tone hole of lower joint. Upper joint stamped: MADE BY/Boosey & Hawkes Ltd./LONDON/30402/L.P; Bell stamped: 30402

Transcription of workshop order book production information: Date given out: 15th Dec. 1932; No. of instrument: 30402; Description: Bass clarinet Clinton L.P. low Eb (dup. E afterwards removed at Mr. Angarde's request) 8 R. B/wd; Charged to Regent Street: 25th Jan. 1933; Workman's name: Skillin sr & Cage 6th Jan. 1933

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