This Yamaha YCL26II clarinet is a superior quality student model with black finish, made in Japan (and not one of the recent ones made in Indonesia). Suitable for beginner up to grade 6 or 7. It has the similar specifications as the Yamaha YCL 250 / YCL255 student models. This Yamaha clarinet is a popular clarinet with pupils and teachers alike and equal market leaders with Buffet for student models. Yamaha are well known for their robust build quality. They are widely used in both schools, music services and bands.