Clarinet/Selmer Clarinet


Help...what is the value of a Selmer wood clarinet Serial T9269 also has a alternate g# key and an alternate left hand e flat key.

I have owned it for a long time


Hello Larry,
I could not find much on the 'T' SERIES...These clarinets were made in 1963-4..Everytime Selmer made a big improvement to a clarinet,they either put the changes into the existing model or started a new model number [letter] series...The 'T' SERIES IS ABOUT THE SAME VINTAGE AS THE SERIES 9 MODEL, A PRO LEVEL HORN,SUPERSEDED BY THE SERIES 10 [IMPROVED INTONATION]..Because your 't' clarinet has a few extra keys for alternate fingerings,it would be a pro level instrument...A clarinets' worth depends  much  on its current condition...If it is in new [overhauled] condition with new springs/corks/pads, and few scuff marks and good key plating, it would be worth $1000-1500..Although your clarinet is [up to]  50 years old, this pro level model [if in excellent condition] would be a very good instrument....Cheers   JACK


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my 'area of expertise' is traditional jazz...i have had classical training...i am from san francisco,came to australia in 1971 to teach h.s. music...resigned to play full time music in 1975 [to present]


i have played with the graeme bell allstars [25 yrs] ray price quintet [5 yrs], led own groups [20 yrs]..played in all the major australian jazz festivals, played 2 yrs with local symphony most recorded jazz clarinetist in oz [39 recordings]..can be heard on you tube

on committee of clarinet soc. of n.s.w for 7 yrs...[now defunct]

a.a. degree,b.mus degree, secondary teaching credential

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