Category Archives: Altos

Keilwerth 2005 ‘SX90R “Shadow”‘ Eb Alto, #126k

$3,999.00 - A rare "Shadow" example. stunning craftsmanship, and modern JK tone. The Keilwerth G# lifter mechanism, on the original, sexy black pads to match. Adult owned and played professionally. These are "...nickel silver black nickel-plated body with clear lacquer finish, silver-plated keys, black leather pads with metal resonators, and black mother-of-pearl key inlays."

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Otto Link ‘Four **** Model’ Alto, (RAC reface) – 0.073″ (Archived)

SOLD - Warm, Vintage Tone all the way - from the vintage era of the late 1930s, a metal mouthpiece that is not loud and bright. These have a huge chamber, low baffle and a very reserved, warm tone. Serial number: DD 68. These were originally made with facings of #2 through 5*, and custom options. This was a Number #3, or Medium. Now at 0.073" it's pretty close to a modern Otto Link 5**.

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Dukoff ‘D6 – Silverite’ C-Melody, Transitional, (WWS Reface) – 0.071″

$699.00 - A uniquely, ultra rare Dukoff mouthpiece from Chadd's Collection that matches all the design measurements for a C-Melody mouthpiece.  It was really tricky on arrival and it sent me into heavy research.
The photo comparisons sum it up though. It contained elements from two eras of Dukoff: the Nickel Plated Brass(NPB), and the "Miami, FL" Silverite models:
-made of Silverite
-Vertical "D6" label (like Silverite)
-short shank (like Silverite Alto)
-small bite pad (like NPB model)
-"Dukoff" script (like NPB model)
-Nickel plating over the silverite = True Transitional! wow!
***Reed Window is a match for the length of vintage rubber C-Melody mouthpieces.
Item: WWSCBP00.00.03301.8C200

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Geo M. Bundy ‘Paris – B*’ Alto, 1930s – 0.055″

$99.00 - Vintage, rubber Geo M Bundy mouthpiece with a very large chamber - Likely paired with the early Bundy saxes that were a Conn Pan-Am/6M spin off. So I'm not surprised that this mouthpiece reminds me of a Conn Eagle mouthpiece with the huge chamber. It's currently in the original facing and tip at 0.055" and it could be refaced to your request (Add $50-100 for a reface). Inquire for additional information.

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Woodwind ‘Special – Made For Dick Stabile’ Alto – 0.065″

$199.00 - A unique design: Straight side walls (Brilhart) into a larger throat/chamber than narrows back bore size. Terrific material. I love all Steel Ebonite mouthpieces and this one is unique at that. The added ring at the shank is a great addition for long-term shank protection - the ring is silver plated and was polished here at WWS. "Patent Process No. 1452953". This mouthpiece is currently in original condition and could be opened up if you so desire. Doing so would be a $50+ addition depending on how far you want it to go.

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Woodwind Co. ‘New York “B4*”‘ Alto – 0.054”

$249.00 - Terrific hard rubber material and good classic design. LARGE CHAMBER makes for a big vintage sound. Original facing "B4*" marking, arrived original tip at 0.054"...but I expect to reface it or ask Bob Carpenter to do it. You can help request the sizing of it. Help me customize the tip to your liking! These are some of my favorite mouthpieces and you can bet that I'll copy my favorite Woodwind that is ~ 0.074".
Item:WWSL0S0.0S0.12231.6-002-C0

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