Technical description: Ebonite body with nickel-plated german silver barrel, keywork, ferrules, and bell. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Unstamped wooden mouthpiece. 13 keys, 2 rings, 4 german silver rollers.
L0: T; speaker.
L1: T; throat A♭; throat A♮.
L3: T; cross E♭₄/B♭₅.
L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅.
R1: T; side E♭₄/B♭₅; side F₄/C₆; side trill key for throat A-B♮ and B♭-C.
R2: T + spectacle.
R3: T + spectacle (forked B♭₃/F♮₅); cross B♭₃/F♮₅.
R4: G♯₃/E♭₅; F₃/C₅.
Keyhead type: modern.
Keymount type: screwed in pillars.
Playing accessories: ligature and reed-cap.
(5488), (5007), and (5489) are cased in a black wooden case with violet velvet.
(5488) in C, (5007) in B♭, and (5489) in A are possibly a matched set of clarinets.
Previous ownership: purchased via eBay U.S.A.
h. fricke, oct-dec 2006.
605, 680 with mouthpiece.
purchased via eBay U.S.A.; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.