Leblanc Contrabass Clarinet

Leblanc Contrabass Clarinet

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This clarinet was made by G. Leblanc Corporation in Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1963. It is a contrabass clarinet in B-flat, model 340 serial #1098, made of nickel silver. This clarinet is marked:

LEBLANC
PARIS
1098

This contrabass clarinet was designed in France but manufactured at the Wisconsin plant.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
clarinet
Date made
1963
maker
G. Leblanc Corporation
place made
United States: Wisconsin, Kenosha
Physical Description
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.4 cm x 112.5 cm x 30 cm; x 3 11/16 in x 44 5/16 in x 11 13/16 in
clarinet: 43 3/4 in x 7 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 111.125 cm x 18.415 cm x 10.795 cm
bell: 9 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 23.8125 cm x 9.525 cm
mouthpiece in cap: 5 in x 1 9/16 in; 12.7 cm x 3.96875 cm
ID Number
MI.63.979
accession number
243869
catalog number
63.979
Credit Line
Gift of G. Leblanc Corporation
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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