A Properly built metal clarinet is far superior to those built of wood or ebonite. That is proven by the way in which noted bands and players are turning to metal instruments.
There is complete freedom from checking, cracking or warping. And you can play at any time, under any weather conditions, confident that your instrument will be in tune and that response will be instant. There is no magic in the use of metal. Unless the clarinet is properly designed and accurately built, the mere use of metal does not make it good.The Silver King Clarinet is properly designed and accurately built. Bell is made from pure sterling silver to give new beauty of appearance and a better tone. Body and keys are of a new, exclusive silver metal that gives greater strength and permits of added accuracy in building. Keys are beautiful in design and lay just right under the fingers, giving the proper feel.
While offering many improvements in design and construction, the one great feature of the Silver King is its absolute accuracy in every part and detail. From that mechanical accuracy comes the trueness of scale, a perfection of tone and intonation and an ease of playing that has never before been approached. For sale by The H. White Company LLC, this magnificent Silver King Clarinet is in good condition given the fact that it is nearly 89 years old. White made King clarinets are among the finest metal clarinets ever made.The King Silver clarinet is the choice of professionals who value design and quality construction that only The H. Included with this clarinet are two telescoping tuning barrels.
The tuning barrels can be adjusted up or down which is great for those with different body shapes. One of the tuning barrels is for 440 Hz generally accepted pitch in the United States while the other is 443 Hz. This Silver King Clarinet was just professionally cleaned and re-padded and the cork was replaced.
The clarinet has been newly articulated by our professional technician but may require some adjustments to match your playing preference and style. We have done everything to make this Clarinet ready to play. All parts are original and in great condition. The silver plating is original, overall at 99% perfect. The gold wash is original, overall at 75% perfect.
Comes with two tuning barrels, A443, and A440. There are no small dings. There are a few very small scratches. All of the pads are new (Roo).
All the cork is new. The case is new CWW hard case. Comes with original King B mouthpiece. This Silver King Clarinet is in fantastic condition and is ready to play. This is a once in a lifetime chance to own a mint condition metal clarinet, just like it looked when it left the Cleveland factory 93 years ago.
White Company LLC is dedicated to preserving history and restoring the worlds finest musical instruments to their original quality and beauty. We spared no expense to return our instruments to like new condition, which includes using parts that match original specifications and only highly qualified craftsmen. The item "Vintage Silver King Clarinet Sterling Silver Bell Super Cool" is in sale since Saturday, March 6, 2021. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Band & Orchestral\Clarinets". The seller is "hnwhitecompany" and is located in Granville, Ohio.
This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, South africa, New Zealand, Egypt, Reunion.