Hawkes C clarinet

Front view of a clarinet showing the metal fixings. Side view of a clarinet showing the metal fixings. Side view of a clarinet showingthe separate parts. Top view of a clarinet showing the separate parts. Top view of a clarinet showing the separate parts. Side view of a clarinet showingthe separate parts. Side view of a clarinet showingthe separate parts. Close view of a clarinet showing the ebonite material. Side view of a clarinet showing the case. Side view of a clarinet showing the case.
Front view of a clarinet showing the metal fixings. Side view of a clarinet showing the metal fixings. Side view of a clarinet showingthe separate parts. Top view of a clarinet showing the separate parts. Top view of a clarinet showing the separate parts. Side view of a clarinet showingthe separate parts. Side view of a clarinet showingthe separate parts. Close view of a clarinet showing the ebonite material. Side view of a clarinet showing the case. Side view of a clarinet showing the case.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 007918
Country
Date
1925

Description

A clarinet in C by Hawkes & Son, London, made in 1925 of Ebonite, also known as Vulcanite, a hard rubber made from chemically altered natural rubber by a process which involves heat and sulphur. The metal keys and parts are made of nickel silver. This example is presented in a modern hard case.
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Inscriptions

inscribed: "FIRST CLASS Hawkes & Son London. 11135" (all parts)
Dimensions
Length
620mm
Diameter
70mm
Colour