….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: […]
I couldn’t google up a photo of this on the internet. So….here is one. When making the screw rod upon which this front F rocker pivots, I used 42-gauge drill rod and put a M2.2×0.45 metric thread on it.
Sweet Superba I in for work. Made by Keilwerth in West Germany. Keyed to high F#; rolled toneholes; pearls on G#, side F# and high F#. Aftermarket right-hand thumbhook.
New black ‘roo pads with oversized seamless domed resonators.
Eighty-nine years old and like new. No dents or scratches. I haven’t had a sax in which is more “Museum Quality” than this one. The silver-plate is immaculate everywhere except some wear on the octave lever. All original snap-in (snap-on?) resonators. Comes with original mouthpiece, original ligature, original mouthpiece cap, original lyre (I am guessing), […]
Lovely engraving…great player…
A photo to show cosmetic flaws in bottom corner of reed table of Model 22 mpcs.
The Vito Model 35 Neck is longer than the standard Vito Kenosha neck..at least in this instance. I wouldn’t assume they are all the same. The Model 35 neck is the lower of the two in the first photo. In the second photo, it shows the Model 35 neck tenon as slightly longer. Pulling a […]