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Buffet RC Prestige Bb Clarinet

Code: 100264

The RC Prestige is one of the top models in the RC bore family of clarinets and is an excellent choice for a professional player.

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Our price £3,180.17 exc. VAT

RRP: £3,541.83

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Product details

Suitable for

The RC Prestige is one of the top models in the RC bore family of clarinets and is an excellent choice for a professional player.

Unique benefits

The Grenadilla wood is carefully selected for its acoustic and aesthetic qualities and the wood is carefully polished and left in its natural colour.

The mechanics are prepared and finished with great precision: milling holes inside the specifications according to the Buffet Crampon expertise. The tenons of the body are capped by metal rings, in order to limit the risk of cracks. The mechanics are carefully assembled and adjusted by expert technicians.

The dark sound generated by this clarinet is adaptable to many different styles making this the ultimate choice for the professional musician.


  • Wooden body: Select unstained African blackwood for a warm and pure tone
  • Undercut tone holes: Improves tone and ease of response
  • Power forged silver plated keywork, pre-plated in copper, finished in silver plate: Long lasting finish and comfortable feel
  • Gore-Tex pads: Are long lasting and create a good seal
  • Bore: Poly-cylindrical upper joint, conical lower joint & bell
  • Egg-shaped inside bell shape: Greater sound emission
  • Metal capped tenons:  For stability and a centered tone

Supplied with

The Buffet RC Prestige Bb clarinet is supplied in a hard case with an internal space for smaller accessories e.g. corkgrease.  Also included is a Buffet silver plated cap and ligature, pull through, cork grease and a sample reed. N.B. A mouthpiece is no longer supplied with this model.


  • Model: RC Prestige
  • Key: Bb
  • Material: Grenadilla
  • Keywork: Silver Plated
  • Mechanism: Full Keywork
  • Finish: Black
  • Lyre Box: No
Customer Reviews

1 Review

  • Glorious

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    I bought a Buffet RC Prestige B flat from John Packer in May - special treat in strange times - and it’s utterly glorious. The tone is notably dark, solid and big. Keywork is fluid and comfortable. The wood is slightly lighter in colour in bright light and - frankly - exceptionally beautiful. I cannot tell you how happy I am that I invested in this beauty. I’m using a Vandoren BD 5 mouthpiece, which works very well indeed. Don’t hesitate!!!!


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