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MAKE                            Buffet Crampon

MODEL                         R13 Prestige

PITCH                            in A

MATERIALS                Body: unstained grenadilla wood; Keys: Silver plated keyword finish; 18 keys

SERIAL NUMBER      625000

DATE                               around 2015



This clarinet pitched in A is in beautiful condition. It is around five years old, but has hardly been played. The wood has no cracks and has a beautiful dark brown grain. The keys are silver and have slightly tarnished, but show no signs of damage. The pads and cork are in great condition. The clarinet comes in a black leather double case that has never been used. The tone on this clarinet is particularly dark and rich.

Buffet R13 Prestige In A Clarinet

SKU: 625000
  • The R13 Prestige is one of the top clarinets in the R13 bore family. The Grenadilla wood is carefully selected for its acoustic and aesthetic qualities and the wood is carefully polished and left in its natural color. The mechanics are prepared and finished with great precision: milling holes inside the specifications according to the Buffet Crampon expertise.


    The tenons of the body are capped with metal rings, in order to limit the risk of cracks. The mechanics are carefully assembled and adjusted by expert technicians.



    • Key A
    • Tuning :440 Hz
    • Body :Dalbergia Melanoxylon, Unstained Grenadilla wood
    • Bore :Poly-cylindrical
    • Bell :Prestige
    • Tenons :Metal-capped
    • Keys :18
    • Rings :6
    • Thumb rest :Adjustable
    • Eb/Ab lever :Standard
    • Keywork :Silver-plated
    • Keywork and mechanics :Forged keys, copper and silver
    • Springs :Needle springs, flat springs blue steel
    • Pads :Combination GT (100% waterproof and breathable), leather and natural cork
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