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I recently acquired this piece with some other stuff. I don't know much about it. It says "Charles Bay" in an oval with Ithaca" above and "New York" below.Then it is hand engraved "MO-M",[next line]" K113 32", [next line] "a708". I know MO-M = medium open, medium facing but have no idea what the other numbers mean. I know Bay has been in Cal. for a while so I suspect the "Ithaca"s are older? This is in such good shape I at first thought it was plastic because it is so "not discolored". The gold is off of most of the logo. Any idea what this all means or what it might be worth? Thanks!
 

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The "K113" might refer to a Kaspar-styled mpc with a 1.13 mm tip opening.
 

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Bay mouthpieces are hand crafted and sell for premium, though not astronomical - prices. About the only used clarinet mp's that go past $200 that I'm aware of are Kaspar's and Chedeville's. I have been out of that market for a while though. I would suspect used value would be around $75-$125.
 

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Thanks for the info. If anybody wants this, I'll let it go for $50. I'll pay shipping in US. No lig.
 
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