I had lost track of this old webpage of mine: http://www.doctorsax.biz/imperial_contrast.htm
I don’t get in many truly vintage metal Otto Link Alto mouthpieces. The market is just too crazy for me to deal with. Too many players looks for magical mouthpieces. And if I hear the words “Holy Grail” one more time, I might scream. But…all that said, this is a nice one: Otto Link “Tone […]
1930’s Martin Imperial Alto Sax neck. Most modern necks have a tenon with a larger Outside Diameter (O.D.)
Otto Link “Tone Master” NYC Alto Sax Mouthpiece – 1940’s
Photo of the Selmer Alto Sax mouthpieces I happen to have in stock as of this writing. I include the Mouthpiece Cafe inspired “Espresso” mouthpieces: I have a great selection of other alto mouthpieces, tenor sax mouthpieces, bari sax mouthpieces, soprano sax mouthpieces and clarinet mouthpieces.
As of this writing (July 2016), I have two extremely nice Selmer Soloist short shank alto mouthpieces, refaced by Brian Powell (Mouthpiece Guys, Mouthpiece Cafe) available. Easiest to use the search function in the upper right corner if you want to see ’em.
Comparison of two Conn alto necks with underslung octave keys. Both are from 26M Connqueror alto saxes: s/n 267xxx – 1935 s/n 282xxx – 1937 They have distinctly different knurling on the microtuner. The 1937 horn is marked “VIII” on the body and has a corresponding “VIII” on the neck. The 1935 horn’s neck is […]
….Madison, WI or Fitchburg, WI. The owner unfortunately had not recorded the serial number. It is a very nice condition YAS-62 Yamaha Alto Sax. Couple of stickers on the case “WORT” and “Electric Spanking”, 3 mouthpieces, a mic…not much else to I.D. it by. Police have been notified and all the regular places, like pawn […]
Pretty obscure topic, hunh? First here is a fairly standard Kenosha Vito with a screw-in pearl and decorative leaf-shaped cutouts: Next up is what I am calling a Pre-Yamaha Vito with a push-through bumper felt and triangular-ish cut-outs: Next, a made-in-France Vito Duke with a screw adjustment bumper and leaf-shaped cutouts: […]