422.211.2 (single) clarinets with cylindrical bore, with fingerholes

Clarinet in B flat, high pitch. Ebonite body with nickel silver plated keywork and ferrules. Keys are pillar mounted with fish skin pads. Boehm-system fingering with brille key on lower joint. Cork lapped tenons. Mouthpiece, barrel and bell are missing. Upper joint stamp (which is barely legable): Boosey.....; Lower joint is stamped: Boosey & Co.; The serial number 21005 is stamped on the reverse of the lower joint ferrule.

Transcription of workshop order book production information: Date given out: 7th Sep. 1914; Date received: 25th Sep. 1914; No. of instrument: 21005; Description: Bb clarinet Boehm ebonite; Model: 201; Charged to Regent Street: 10th Oct. 1914; Workman's name: Gregory 23rd Sep. 1914; Remarks and Cost: S

Collection Information

These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.

The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.

If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: enquiry@horniman.ac.uk