$~2,499.00 - For the warm, blend and punch on command, think of a Buescher Aristo 1. Blended dark lacquer colors. It looks like the era of 50s re-lacquer color to me. These Aristocrats are well-loved and respected for a little punch in their warm tone. The bells on this Aristo model have that narrow look, which I think helps add to its unique projection.
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SOLD - Ligature and cap from early 1960s era Selmer Mark VIs - originally paired with Selmer Soloist mouthpieces and Mark VI saxophones. Color is a nice, deep yellow. MATCHING on the ligature. Cap = very good condition with 90% lacquer remaining. Ligature = 60% lacquer remaining.
$169.00 - This is the 3rd era of the "Soloist" models and basically identical to the [long shank] mouthpieces but with a baffle lowered - made them darker. Made of excellent hard rubber, these mouthpieces have the horseshoe chamber and offer a clean, warm, vintage tone that can do many genres - that's probably helped the demand go up. The tip measures 0.067" which is a little low for C* (0.071) but I will leave it original for now and allow an interested person to love it or discuss altering it.
$599.00 - Looking for an early Otto Link for half the price!? This is your best option! A research piece!: Serial Number 8803 currently not tracked on Theo Wanne mouthpiece info pages - This mouthpiece may be one of the later ones made (1942+). According to Wanne's current listings, the hard rubber Verson 1 & 2 were made from #7895-7900. Version 2(small font) starting in 1940. This mouthpiece is the small font option. At any rate, it was made about 1942 and was perhaps one of the transition pieces into the "Great Neck" model eara. It is my inclination to say: by the end of the run, you can bet they had figured out how to make them well! aka: this could be a good one. These are one of the best Hard Rubber Mouthpieces ever made. These have a a Nice big sound, medium tone, not too dark, not too bright. The rounded side walls and medium+ chamber are very similar to the Otto Links from the same era. It arrived with an original #1 tip - too small to enjoy. So I visited Bob Carpenter and asked him to open it up as far as we can go, hoping to get to 85-95. It maxed out at 0.090", or comparable to about an Otto Link 6.
SOLD - Used metal Otto link Soprano mouthpiece. Original everything - lig, cap, facing. Adult owned with minor wear. no teeth marks and 24k gold factory plating. It's a multi-genre mouthpiece that can do pop, rock, jazz... etc. New Retail is now $185.00 so come quick!
SOLD - A beautiful Key of C soprano sax - Package: Conn Eagle mouthpiece, ligature and cap! This early ear Buescher without snap in resos allows you to design your pad setup with ease.
$1,999.00 - Dark color Gun Metal coloring. Sadly, not original finish, but it oozes the vintage look. Big B's are well-respected and loved saxes. This one just needs our love to bring it back to life.
$269.00 - Very rare, highly desirable "Soloist E". Made of excellent hard rubber, these mouthpieces have the horseshoe chamber and offer a clean, warm, vintage tone that can do many genres - that's probably helped the demand go up.
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