Dave Ballard

Dave Ballard
27 Albany Road
Newport, Isle of Wight
PO30 5JA
01983 529903
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Dave Ballard
Repairs, sales, rentals and accessories for all musical instruments. Specialist in brass and woodwind instruments.



last updated: Fri, 22 Jul 2011

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Selmer Signet Special wooden Bb clarinet
This is the Selmer Signet Special. I have re padded it with brown leather pads and re corked it oiled the body and keys. In other words it has been given a complete overhaul. There are no cracks chips and no pinning on the main body or bell of the clarinet. However I wish to point out that the bell...
Artley Wooden Bb clarinet
Artley wooden Bb wooden clarinet. Nice clean instrument. Easy blower and a nice sound to it. Perfect for the student upgrading from a plastic bodied instrument to a wooden one. No cracks pinning etc. Np keys. Pads and cork all in good order as it has been serviced. Comes with a case mouthpiece li...
Boosey Hawkes Regent Bb
This use to be one of the most popular clarinets that were ever made for the student market. Ideal for a beginner these delightful plastic bodied clarinets were a nice easy blow. Not at all surprising they were so popular. They were the standard issue for all students. Sadly no longer manufactured ...
Lyons Aristocrat Wooden Bb Clarinet
Afraid to say I do not know much about the background of this Brand except to say that I believe they originate in Germany. Most likely East Germany but don't put money on it. What I can say about these is that they are an somewhat underrated species which appear to have been mostly forgotten since...
Boosey Hawkes Imperial 625
The Imperial was regarded as the next one up from the Emperor in the Boosey Hawkes series of clarinets. Well they don't make any of those anymore. Nice clean instrument with silver platted keys which you will see from the photos show a little sign of wear. No pinning no chips no cracks. Not a bad...
Selmer Console Bb Wooden clarinet
A very nice clean instrument. Nickel platted keys. No cracks chips Pinning etc. Nice little player. Has been serviced and is all in good working order. Comes with a case a mouthpiece etc. Serial number is 3042 ...
Buisson Wooden A Clarinet
Buisson Wooden A clarinet. Full working order. Nickel Keys. No cracks splits chips or pinning. Nice Tone. Nice easy player. Comes with mouthpiece Lig and cap. Plus the benefit of a brand new double pack pack clarinet case....
Pair Of Wooden Marigaux Clarinets A Bb
Beautiful pair of professional wooden Marigaux Clarinets.Bb and A. Both have had the keys re silver plated. Followed by a complete overhaul using brown leather pads. Consequently you have a pair of excellent high calibre instruments. Comes with two mouthpieces Ligatures and caps. Plus a brand ...

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Buffet Crampon ALTO clarinet
In Excellent condition. Has been fully serviced and is ready to go. Great easy player which responds well in all registers. Comes with mouthpiece Ligature cap. and hardcase. SOLD to THOMAS GRANDE in GERMANY....
Baritone Horn Gig bag
Made of hard wearing polyester coated fabric. Our gig bags are Strong Lightweight and practical. The durable padding of 25 mm of Foam on the inside gives affordable protection. The material touching the instrument is brushed valour which makes it nice and soft.There is a hard insert for the bell.Com...
B M Champion Baritone Sax with Low A
A rather nice looking Baritone Sax made by B M and it is their Champion model. It has the benefit of a low A. There are no nasty dents however there are a couple of small pings and dings in a couple of places but nothing much to worry about. The Lacquer is in very good condition. The pads are all...
Pair of Socks With Alto Sax Design. Medium
Saxophone design Polyester socks. Medium size for Children or Ladies. Free Postage U.K Only....
Socks With Keyboard design. Meduim
Ideal gift. Pair of Socks with a Keyboard design. Medium size which would suit children or ladies. No Postage U.K only...
Pair of Socks with Musical Notation on White background
A pair of musical socks with a Musical Notation apon a white background. Large Size suitable for Men. Free Postage U.K Only. ...
Socks with Recorder Design. Medium
Pair of Socks with a Recorder design. Size Medium suitable for Ladies or Children. Free Postage U.K only....
Socks with Grand Piano Design. Medium.
Pair of Socks with a Grand Piano Design. Medium size ideal for Ladies or Children. Free Postage U.K only...
Selmer Manhattan wooden Bb Clarinet
An unusual and somewhat rare wooden Bb clarinet made by Selmer. Known as the Manhattan recognised by the Manhattan Skyline Logo. No cracks chips or pinning. Nickel Keys to are all in remarkable good condition. I have given it a good overhaul using brown leather pads so is all ready to go. Would s...
Selmer Signet Special. Bb Wooden clarinet Serial no 27124
Here we have a Selmer Signet Special Bb. All wood. These clarinets do not come my way very often so I would snap this up if I were you. It does not have any cracks Chip tone holes Pinning or anything like that. The keywork is in excellent condition. A little worn here and there as one may expe...

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Noblet Bb Clarinet all wood. Serial no 867819
A wooden Noblet all wooden clarinet . A good example of Noblet clarinets at there best. No cracks pinning or chipped tone holes. Nickel plated keys are a bit tarnished as one might expect for a vintage clarinet like this. Has just been overhauled oiled repadded etc. Plays beautifully. Come with a...

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Huller Full Conservatoire Wooden Oboe. With Thumb plate
Huller Conservatoire Wooden Oboe. Has all the bells and whistles so to speak. It has been fitted with a Thumb plate to make it easier. Also has Fully Automatic OctavesFork FBananna KeyBC trill keyF Lever Etc. Has been totally re paddedre corked and overhauled by an Oboe Specialist. This is a high...

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Boosey Hawkes Imperial 926
Wooden Imperial 926 . A much nicer clarinet that the Emperor. No chips cracks splits or pinning. Key work in good order. Has been through the workshop and is in good working order. Comes with mouthpiece lig cap.SOLD FOR 699.00...

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Boosey Hawkes Edgeware Bb Wooden Clarinet
Boosey Hawkes Edgeware Bb clarinet .Wooden Body no cracks chips pinning etc. Has been through my workshop and has been serviced so is in full working order. I have oiled the bodyinside and out .I have oiled the key work which is in very good condition. A little wear here and there but not much to...
Herbert Couf Wooden Bb Clarinet with Brand New Case
Here is a rather unusual wooden clarinet. Though it is difficult to see from the logo one can just about make out the makers name. It is very faint. I believe it was specially made by Artley on behalf of Herbert Couf who was an excellent musician from Detroit. He had a music Shop in Royal Oak Michig...
Buffet Crampon RC with extended Boehm system Extra Key
Buffet RC wooden Bb clarinet with an ext Boehm system which means it has an extra key on the bottom joint which will take you down to Eb See photo. It has no cracks chips or pinning. It has had a complete overhaul in my workshop. That is to say that it was stripped down the body oiled re corked and...
Bundy Bb clarinet Plastic Bodied
Selmer Bundy Bb plastic bodied clarinet. Designed for beginners. Has been through the workshop and has been serviced. Pads are all fine. Is an easy blower.Perfect for student. Comes with hard case. Mouthpiece Lig Cap. CLICK ON PICTURES TO ENLARGE. ...
Romilly Rudall Carte Wooden Bb Clarinet
Romilly Rudell Carte wooden Bb Clarinet. No cracks Splits Chips or pinning. Has both wooden body Bell and Barrel. Has been serviced and is in full working. Keywork is a bit worn but what one would expect for an instrument of this nature. Do not know the age but the serial number is 482012 if that is...
Second Hand Pair of A Bb Concorde Wooden Clarinets
Pair of Concorde A Bb wooden clarinets. .Neither have cracks Splits Chips or pinning. Both have been serviced and are in full working order. Platting is in good order maybe a little wear here and there but nothing to worry about. I have overhauled them both That is to say I cleaned oiled re corked ...

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Pre loved Boosey Hawkes Wooden 926 Imperial Bb Clarinet
Boosey Hawkes Wooden Imperial Bb clarinet .I have overhauled it using brown leather pads new cork etc .I have also oiled the body and it is in full working order. No cracks pinning Chips etc. The keys are in good condition the silver plating shows little wear if any. Ideal for intermediate or seas...

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New Aquae Sulis Curved Headed Flute
New Silver Plated with curved head joint . Perfect for the smaller player. Nice easy blower. Compares well with Trevor James Yamaha Pearl etc. Split E Mechanism Rolled Tone HolesStrong Key work.Yellow Double skinned Italian Pads. ...
Pair of Boosey Hawkes Edgeware Bb A Wooden Clarinets
Pair of Boosey Hawkes wooden Edgewares Bb A clarinets. Both have been through my workshop. Neither has any cracks in the body or been pinned no chips etc. Both have been have been serviced recently . They both have have a rich fruity sound. Perfect for someone an intermediate player looking to up...

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Pair of Noblets Bb A Wooden Clarinets
Pair of Noblet Artist wooden Bb A clarinets. Both have been through my workshop. Neither has any cracks in the body or been pinned no chips etc. Both have been totally overhauled with nice brown leather pads .Key work in excellent condition. They both have have a rich fruity sound. Perfect for som...

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