Where is the serial number on a Leblanc clarinet?

Where is the serial number on a Leblanc clarinet?

On the clarinet, serial numbers appear on the back of the body of the instrument, on either side of the socket rings where the upper joint meets the lower joint, or close to the bell.

How much is a Leblanc clarinet worth?

Clarinet Values

Brand (P) = Professional (I) = Intermediate (B) = Beginner Model Info Bb unless otherwise noted Auction (xx) = year
Leblanc (P) L-7 $325-425
Leblanc (P) L-7 “A” $700
Leblanc (P) LL (model 1176) $350
Leblanc (P) LL “A” $450-800 (have seen large fluctuations for perfect examples)

What happened to Leblanc clarinets?

Leblanc, Inc. The company was a woodwind instrument manufacturer known mainly for its clarinets. In 2004 the firm was sold to Conn-Selmer, a division of Steinway Musical Instruments. As a result, Leblanc ceased to exist as an independent operation, becoming a brand.

Where are LeBlanc clarinets made?

With all clarinet production for Leblanc Vito and Bliss clarinets moved to Elkhart, Indiana, a new level of craftsmanship and innovation emerged.

Where are Vito clarinets made?

Leblanc Cie of France. To meet high demand, Leblanc USA started to manufacture clarinets in the US from plastic bodies and French keys. Eventually all of the parts were made in the US.

How do I know when my trumpet was made?

Type in the serial number printed on the outside of your second valve. They have serial number counters that know what year the trumpet is made.

What does g.leblanc stand for in clarinet?

“G.LEBLANC” follows the contour of the upper area. “LEBLANC” in block letters. Leblanc – Stubbins like mechanism for Bb. patent). posts/mechanism for the RH pinky Eb key. Normally this is inline There seems to be 3 versions of Stubbins. This is identified by a letter above the serial number. An “S” is a full Stubbins.

When did the Leblanc model 176 clarinet come out?

Model 176 – approx 1954 vintage “176” stamped above the Leblanc emblem on top section. some lineage history relationship to the 176. But then I saw the emblem which signifies a different era clarinet. This model (model 1276).

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What was the serial number of a 1950 Symphonie clarinet?

Symphonie Model – 1950 (raw nickel silver) ex: sn 172A. The original serial numbers were 3 digit with a “A” at the end. In 1951 they dropped the “A”.