The Martin Freres Paris 1740 Bb clarinet was manufactured between 1946 and 1968. These clarinets were manufactured in limited quantities and for limited periods of time during the nearly 20 year manufacturing lifespan.
The Model 1740 (cursive maker’s mark and sometimes engraved with the ‘Concorde’ label) were made in France by Martin Freres as step-up intermediate to entry-level professional Bb clarinets.
1740 Model 1 Clarinet Value
- Used Parts Only to Poor Condition $75US – $149US
- Used Fair to Good Playable Condition $150US – $449US
- Used Very Good Playable Condition $450US – $599US
- Used Excellent Playable Condition $600US – $800US
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