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Hello all,
I'm a senior in high school. I've played clarinet since 5th grade and I also double on sax. I recently bought a Selmer Signet Special wooden clarinet from my aunt for $50. I never really paid attention to the mouthpiece that came with it until now. I'm looking at it and I can very faintly read "Selmer" and under it says "Elkhart-New York". So I know it's a Selmer USA product. It has a 4 facing. I've been trying to find more info on it, and I've tried searching everywhere on the internet and I stumbled upon this website:
http://stohrermusic.com/?p=2138
Now, this is obviously a tenor mpc, but this is the exact same model as my clarinet mpc. Same markings, everything.
If you read, it is said to be a Dukoff supersonic, but misprinted as a Selmer Elkhart-New York.
My mouthpiece clearly can't be a Dukoff. For obvious reasons.
Does anyone know anything about these mouthpieces? I've played it a couple times, but I'm not really sure how it sounds. Anything will help. Thanks!
-Shelby :)
 

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Cool, that clears it up a bit. Now I'm just wondering about the clarinet aspect of it. Thanks!
 

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They were not mis-printed. If Selmer used blanks from Dukoff for some of their mouthpieces, it by no means implies that they used them consistently for all of them. Even if that were the case, Dukoffs are not particularly sought after by clarinetists. If it plays well for you, enjoy it!
 

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It is as drakesaxprof says.

Here are some photos and info for a saxophone version made from a Dukoff blank: http://stohrermusic.com/?p=2138

Never seen the clarinet one, and I wouldn't be able to tell if it was a Dukoff blank because I've never seen a Dukoff clarinet mouthpiece.
 
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