1740 Model 1 Bb Clarinet by Martin Freres

Made of Grenadilla wood, the Martin Freres Paris 1740 Model 1 A, Bb, C and Eb clarinets were 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 clarinets.

1740 Model 1 Clarinet Value (Bb)

MF 1740 Model 1The estimated Retail Value of the 1740 Model 1 clarinet can be described as:

  • 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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*Please note that auction prices may be as much as 50% off retail depending on the market conditions.

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