Buffet Crampon Vintage A Clarinet

The Buffet Vintage was developed by René Lesieux in 1996. With this model René wanted to bring back the sound and personality of the 1950s R13.

Ideal for professional clarinet players, the Vintage is well known for its flexibility and focused tone.

The Vintage belongs to the R13 bore family, it have an even tone throughout all registers. This model features metal tenon caps which helps to reduce the risk of cracks.

Buffet has been producing clarinets since 1825 and are well respected within the industry. Buffet clarinets are commonplace in orchestras and ensembles across the world. 

The Buffet Vintage A clarinet is supplied with a lockable double traditional style case covered in simili-leather with velvet interior and a leather handle. It also includes two barrels a pull through, cork grease, a sample reed, pencil and silver-plated ligature and cap.


  • Stained grenadilla wood body.
  • Silver-plated keywork.
  • 64-mm and 65-mm barrels .
  • Left hand Eb level.
  • GT Waterproof, leather, and natural cork pads
  • Adjustable thumb rest
  • Pitched at A = 440Hz
  • Pochette style double case covered in leather
  • Includes ligature and cap


This instrument is covered by a two-year guarantee with Buffet Crampon against all manufacturing or material defects. This guarantee extends to cracks and tenons. 


This instrument comes with a 1 Year Warranty from Howarth of London and includes a free 'Guarantee Checkover' from our Repair Workshop before the warranty expires.

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£3600.00( If bought from United Kingdom )
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