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"Boston Wonder" metal clarinet

Question:
"Boston Wonder" metal clarinet
I recently got hold of an old metal clarinet ("Boston Wonder" model P10747). Looks to be in decent shape. I've been researching on the web and have not seen this particular horn. The model number is longer than I've seen and the logo is fancier on my horn (it's got '20s style "feathers" above and below the trademark on the bell) Anyone got any info on this horn? Anyone want to buy it? Thanks!

Answer:
Do you have pictures? Is it an Albert system clarinet like the one in ?

"Other models can be evaluated according to how they compare to those listed above, e.g; a Pedler with a fat tunable barrel and gold wash in the bell might be valued the same as a Silva-Bet, or a Selmer, even though it is rarer. It's because it is confusing that there were so many Pedlers like the 'Custombuilts' that may be engaging, but most are just good student grade--made when Pedler sold the company to Martin. A clarinet actually made by might be the very best silver clarinet you can find. And that's how it goes with Holton, Boston Wonder, and Penzel-Mueller too--There are a few good ones, but most are just junk. Not just any Noblet, but an early one with a diamond on the bell, are the same as Selmer Raymond, and those are perhaps the best of the "student" grade." -

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"Boston Wonder"
Thanks for the info! I don't have a pic, but it is not the same key configuration as the Albert system in the picture you directed me to. (sorry about the grammar). Where the Albert system has two side keys on the lower right side, this has four, where the Albert has three keys mid-horn on the right side this one has four. I'll try to get a pic up sometime. Does this make sense? Thanks!

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The four and four configuration is almost certainly a standard Boehm horn. (It could be a Romero, but I'm not holding my breath on that eventuality.)
One of the fun things I used to do was to take one of the horrid little finger studies from Klose and sit down and rip right through it on my full Boehm soprano clarinets. Nothing like a half hour of those to make one a believer in the utility of the LH Ab/Eb lever...

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Thanks Terry! I have NO idea what that means but I like the info! I should get a pic posted up sometime.
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