QUESTION: I have a selmer clarinet purchased, used, around 2006 that my daughter played for a year and it has been sitting in the closet since untouched. Before i bought it, it had all cork and pads replaced. I was wondering what the resale value might be and where the serial number is located to determine the age for certain.
ANSWER: Hello Megan,
You will find the serial number on the underside of the instrument,on the lower joint [where it connects to the bell [end] piece of the instrument.. You might also look at the underside, where the upper and lower joint join together....You did not mention whether the instrument is made of wood [you will see the wood grains if you look carefully] or other material....Do you have the name of the model [maybe on the original paperwork]....Cheers JACK
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QUESTION: It is wood with a serial number of P0091046 instrument says Selmer Regency on it if that helps to estimate what I should be able to sell it for. Thank you for your help!
Hello again Megan,
I could find very little on the net about this clarinet...Selmer does not publish complete serial number lists...The few references I could find 1]made in USA 2]student level instrument 3]recent sales on EBAY for $299 and $260......There is a very large number of clarinets on Ebay so I would suggest to you a private sale...Ebay prices would get you $150-250......Cheers JACK