Professional or Intermediate Alto Saxophones
Contemporary and Vintage
Brand new tenor saxophones (Selmer, Yamaha, Yanagasaiwa) available; inquire for prices.

SELMER
Selmer Model 26 Alto, Serial #10357 (1929)
Original Silver Plate. Towards the beginning of the entire Selmer Saxophone line. Coincides with the "Model 26" designation, (first in the series was the Model 22), although it does not say Model (or Modele 26) on it. On the front of the bell it says: "H. Selmer...4. Place Dancourt Paris France", then the "Henri  Selmer Paris" stamp, followed by  "DEPOSE then No. 8587...SOLE AGENTS U.S. & CANADA". (This is just like the Model 26 we have in our inventory/collection.)  It is the original silver plate without a doubt, there is little tarnish; it is not quite polished. Note that the receiver at the top of the sax, where the neck fits in, was replaced at some point, with two posts resoldered. The neck fits in seamlessly and there is no effect on the sound. Check out the pictures of this. We will guarantee the security of this repair (not done by us, but certified by us) for life. The neck is in wonderful shape;  no pull down in neck; no evidence of a repaired crease in the neck.  This is a deeply historical sax.  It may be for the player, who desires this vintage, period sound and feel.  It is certainly for the collector.  as more of a full bodied, robust sound; it is a sweet sound, nonetheless, and we would not put the sound in the same category as Mark VI or even the Balanced Action line. The horn is being sold as is. The pads are old and need to be replaced. It was repadded at some point as it has leather pads with the "Hollywood" style metal resonators in them. These give the sax a bigger bright sound as such. It sort of plays as is, and some pads look newer than others, but they should be replaced.  Comes in newer Pro tec hard case. We can put a fresh set of pads on for a very fair cost. Email for additional pictures. This is a rare, collectible saxophone, that can be easily restored to fantastic playing condition. One should grab it before it gets away! Priced fairly. $6500.00
Selmer  Mark VI Alto, #65015 (1956)
Beautiful early Original lacquer Mark VI, European engraved, 95-96% original lacquer, without a doubt. Deep, Dark, Full, Vibrant sound. Bought from the original owner who bought it brand new in Paris, France directly from the Selmer Plant in 1956, as he was in a military band at that time and stationed in Europe. Was put on the shelf, largely, in the late 1950's as he focused on the clarinet, along with job and family. Still has original pads, which came with flat, oversized, metal resos. No High F# key. $7500
(Price includes brand new re-pad, or sold as is)

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Selmer  Mark VI Alto, #168328 (1969)
 Is there a better one on another planet? American engraved. Original lacquer, about 96%. Clean Sax! Little light scratching on the left side of bell. Neck does have limited wear on each side with evidence of a slight pull down that was remedied by us; the sax plays with a healthy, full, resonant sound very reminiscent of six's from the Sanborn era just a year or two previously. Newly repadded by us with high grade leather pads and vinyl resonators. Comes in the original Selmer Tres Pac Case with protective cover in excellent condition. Great Price on this! $5800
Selmer  Mark VI Alto, #237XXX (1974)
 Is there a better one on another planet? American engraved. Original lacquer, about 85%. Clean Sax!  Great Pads, with our A1 PC (Playing Condition) treatment. $4350
Selmer  Mark VII Alto Saxophone. #260631(1976)
A very clean sax, about 90% plus original lacquer, and also made during (towards the end) of the first year of production. These VII's made in the first year of the storied Paris Selmer production (In fact #243000 is the first number listed for the VII's in Lars Kirmser's Musictrader.com storied serial number list. The VII series  lasted from 1976-1981 before the switch over to the Super Action 80 Serie Series), these first year models are supposed to be the best of the lot. Also the altos reign supreme over the tenors. This model is no exception This horn has been repadded with all new pads, felts, and corks, with high grade Selmer-Style pads and vinyl resonators.

Fair price at $3350 with a new pad job done by a master technician with over 50 years experience working at a very high level.
Selmer  Mark VII Alto Saxophone. #243524. (1976)
These VII's made in the first year of the storied Paris Selmer production (In fact #243000 is the first number listed for the VII's in Lars Kirmser's Musictrader.com storied serial number list. The VII series  lasted from 1976-1981 before the switch over to the Super Action 80 Serie Series), these first year models are supposed to be the best of the lot. This horn has been repadded with all new pads, felts, and corks, with high grade Selmer-Style pads and vinyl resonators. We feel it is original lacquer as the engraving is very sharp, although there is literally no lacquer on the instrument; it is down to the bare brass and kind of muddy color at that. Evidentally the sax could have been sitting somewhere for some time and all the lacquer "fell" off! But don't let looks deceive you; this sax plays great! Fair price at $3000
SALE PENDING
Selmer Paris Super Action 80 Serie II Alto Saxophone #507327 (Mid 1990's)
This very popular professional Selmer Paris saxophone (New models cost $5989.00) is priced much cheaper here. It is in very good condition; Yes there is some wear on the keys, the lacquer has some scratches here and there but the sax has essentially a clean look. The pads came to us in excellent condition and include several new ones. Comes in original case in ok shape. $2995.00
Selmer Serie III Alto #706126  (2007)
Purchased recently from a college student who bought it brand new and maintained it as a second saxophone (he was mainly a tenor saxophonist), keeping it in very good condition with regular maintenance. Hardly a scratch on it; no dents or dings. Comes in original case with Selmer outer leather protective cover. $4300.00

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Selmer Signet.
Early USA made Intermediate Selmer sax. (Will Have) Very good pads and set up. Like a “Sleeper” sax!
$750

Selmer "Artist" model LTD52
Newer Chinese model intermediate style sax in new like condition. Lacquered keys, High F#, Tone risers on the bell keys, pearls on the keys, Strong bell-body brace with a big Selmer "S" on it, heavy sturdy brass body, other pro features. Plays great! Kind of a like a Selmer La Voix II we think. Good Price. $1200

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Selmer  Mark VI Alto #145XXX(1967)
Clean example of one of the best saxophones ever made on the planet. Is there a better one on another planet? Great example of the David Sanborn Model-#'s 145-150K or so. American engraved. Original lacquer, about 85%. Will repad to order: No Charge. Yeah! Call For Price.

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Selmer  Mark VI Alto, #230047 (1974-1975)
Clean example of one of the best saxophones ever made on the planet. Is there a better one on another planet? Right at the end of the run, a long run: the Selmer Mark VI. American engraved. Original lacquer, about 85-90%. Will repad to order: No Charge. Yeah! $4499

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Selmer SAS280 La Voix II Alto Saxophone 
The Selmer SAS280 La Voix II Alto Saxophone's fluid keywork gives it a relaxed feeling, while its perfect intonation and warm sound make it a welcome instrument both in the concert band or the hands of a soloist. The Selmer La Voix II sax' traditional-sized bell helps saxophonists keep their tone focused and makes blending easy. You'll like the price of the Selmer SAS280 La Voix alto saxophone as much as its sound. Finally you can afford a step-up sax with features like professional key styling—for accurate fingering—that you would expect to find only on more expensive instruments. Selmer has worked to make the SAS280 La Voix II an alto sax that is easy to play. Pitch is consistent without strain from the low end to altissimo. The La Voix II saxophone can really project and offers you dark jazzy sound when you need it. The Selmer SAS280 La Voix II Alto Saxophone is a player's instrument made affordable for all musicians
Level: Pro/Intermediate
Key: Eb
Neck Material: Yellow Brass
Body Material: Yellow Brass or Copper Brass
Bell Material: Yellow Brass or Copper Brass
Key Material: Yellow Brass
Range Up To: High F#
Pads: Leather
Resonators: Nylon
Engraving: Yes
Includes: Case, Selmer Mouthpiece, Ligature, Cap, and Care Products
Crafted In Taiwan
 
Used, in excellent, new-like condition; brand new-$2439
Our price-$1539

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Selmer  Mark VI Alto, #120347 (1965)
Very Clean example of one of the best saxophones ever made on the planet. Is there a better one on another planet? American engraved. Original lacquer, about 95%. Matching serial # on the neck. Original Selmer Grey Zippered Tres-Pac case, zippers working. Will repad to order: No Charge. $7500
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Selmer Paris Series II Model 52 Jubilee Edition Alto Saxophone.
About 6-8 months old we believe. Bought brand new by a student who changed their mind about a course of study. Barely any use on it. Brand new these are priced at about $5489. Sold here for $3750. Will include brand new Selmer S80 C* mouthpiece + needed accessories.

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Selmer  Mark VI Alto #56XXX(1955)
Super clean, like a museum piece, American engraved. Original lacquer, about 95-98%. No dents or dings, or repairs of this nature. This is an exceptional alto saxophone. It has a large but not a big or fat sound like the Sanborn models of the 145-150K vintage, or the post 1970 190+K series. It is darker and a very centered sound. The lower notes come out with great ease, contrary to much of the Mark VI vintage. Will repad to order: No Charge. Yeah! $8500.

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Selmer  Mark VI Alto, #61355(1956)
Great, prized, early 5 digit example of one of the best saxophones ever made on the planet. Is there a better one on another planet? European engraved. Original lacquer, about 75%. Says Mark VI on the bell clasp. Serviced with High grade, mostly Prestini pads in very good condition. Flat Metal Resonators with rivot . Original Neck in very good condition. No dents or dings. Bell is in an interesting position on this Euro model; a little bit off to the side, not at all uncommon for a Euro vintage, I am told. As well the fingering action is somewhat unique, still Selmer Standard. However, what really impresses me about this saxophone is the sound and the ease of tone production. This sax really sings with a lush, loud, resonant sound on the dark side; exactly what you would expect from an early M6 of this vintage. The low range especially is incredible; it comes out with great ease and sounds lush.
$6500.00

YAMAHA
Yamaha YAS-82Z Custom Z Alto Sax
Nice lacquer, great pads, newly serviced, this is the cream of the crop, the best Yamaha Pro Sax out there, Priced to move!  $2950
Yamaha YAS-62III Alto saxophone-the new model, "Like New"
YAS-62III  model. The new model, this one "Like New" with no wear on it, characterized mostly by improvements in the design of the neck (Labeled now the "G2" neck) Priced to go at $2890.00
Yamaha YAS-62II Alto saxophone
YAS-62II  model; Excellent, very, very clean finish, almost like new, with excellent pads. Bought brand new by adult in 2008, hardly played at all (Adult gave up after few months); and purchased by us from this individual.  Good, fair price.
$2200
Yamaha YAS-475 Model Alto saxophone
Nice clean intermediate Yamaha, with great brass, very clean sax, serviced, just out of the shop, with Excellent pads. Original case in good condition. Plays great and makes an excellent step up model.
$1450
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Yamaha YTS-52 Tenor
Nice, very clean example of this great intermediate model tenor, the precursor to the current model, the YTS-475. Excellent pads. Some think the older 52's have better brass and have a more robust sound. Can't go wrong with this one! $1550
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Yamaha YAS-62 Alto saxophone
Original, earlier YAS-62I model. Very clean finish, just out of the shop with fresh new repad with all new pads. Good price.
$1995
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Yamaha YAS-62 Alto saxophone
YAS-62II  model; Excellent, very, very clean finish, just out of the shop with excellent pads. The finish and the pads on this one are very good looking. Good price.
$2100
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Yamaha YAS-575 Allegro model Alto saxophone
This is the model in between the 475 and 62 models; a feature in the retail music store chains that are clients of Yamaha. Excellent, very clean finish, just out of the shop with excellent pads. The finish and the pads on this one are very good looking. Good price. (Have these 2 of these in stock, both very similar in look and condition.)
$1600
BUESCHER
Excellent  Buescher "Big B" Aristocrat, #314327 (1948-1949)
Vintage sax, a very popular Buescher series, perhaps their next best to the famed Top Hat and Cane (actually right before this), towards the end of the Aristocrat series. This Big B is towards the end of the "Big B" series before the Aristocrat III/Post Big B run. The Big B is the best jazz horn of the entire Buescher series, and has great intonation. Original (to this sax) Buescher "Snap-On" pads and resos. Original brown ivory rollers. Excellent Original condition! Some 95+% original lacquer; almost like a closet sax. Newly repadded by us with the Buescher "Snap On" pad style. Wow! Worth every penny! $2200.00

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The Buescher Aristocrat "Big B", #304745 (1945)
Vintage sax, a very popular Buescher series, perhaps their next best to the famed Top Hat and Cane (actually right before this), towards the end of the Aristocrat series. The Big B is the best jazz horn of the entire Buescher series, and has great intonation.  Rather spotty relacquer (maybe 50-60% lacquer remaining). with clear enough engraving, and an excellent brand new repad job. Original (to this sax) Buescher "Snap-On" pads and resos. Original brown ivory rollers. Non descript case. Fair price at $1200 for this vintage sax: it plays great! $1295.00.
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The Buescher "True Tone" alto saxophone, #148683 (1923)
Classic, Vintage Buescher Saxophone! Original silver plate in very good condition, repadded in the last year or so with the authentic Buescher "Snap-On" pads. Pads have hardly any use on them. No dents or dings. In original case, good condition with working latches. Comes with original hard rubber The Buescher mouthpiece in excellent condition. Fair price at $950.00
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Buescher Aristocrat, #267XXX (1934)
Nice relacquer, classic/vintage model. This is an extremely early Aristocrat, made in 1934 just a couple years after the introduction of the Aristocrat series. At the time this was the top-of-the-line Buescher alto, and these are incredible horns. I It has its original neck, with the original “3” stamping. This is a rare find as most Aristocrats came with the “01” neck. Completely and newly repadded with original Buescher "Snap-On" pads and resos and all new felts, and corks. $1100

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The Buescher "True Tone" alto saxophone, #252072 (1929)
Classic, Vintage Buescher Saxophone! A little later in the True Tone Series, a year or two before the introduction of the  Original silver plate in very good condition, No dents or dings. Pads have some use on them; there are several new ones. In a Vito case, good condition with working latches; sax fits well. Fair price at $900.00
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Buescher Aristocrat #353119 (about 1956)
The now well respected "140" model. At one point considered almost as a student model, these post "Big B" models, once  often underlooked, underrated, and under priced, are now considered definitely more professional models. Quality pro type of Aristocrat, well before the merger with Selmer. Nice original lacquer, about 75%, beautiful sharp engraving with good pads.
$1100

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Buescher Aristocrat, #270XXX (1935)
Another nice relacquer, classic/vintage model will repad, $700. $1000 repadded.

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Rare Gold-Plated Buescher "Big B" Aristocrat, #294747 (About 1941) Vintage sax, a very popular Buescher series, perhaps their next best to the famed Top Hat and Cane (actually right before this), towards the end of the Aristocrat series. The Big B is the best jazz horn of the entire Buescher series, and has great intonation. Original (to this sax) Buescher "Snap-On" pads and resos. Original brown ivory rollers. Needs repad; pads are old Add $400 for complete repad. (if so desired). Extremely rare in Gold-Plate!
$2500.00

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BUFFET
Buffet Super Dynaction model #7818 (1961)
Made in Paris, France. These early Super Dynaction models are best. Reminds you of a Selmer Paris Mark VI in looks, feel, playability. Clean about 90% original lacquer. Repadded by us with excellent Selmer style pads and flat metal resonators. So says the noted Steven Goodson of the SaxGourmet.com (Vintage Saxophone Value Guide, check it out!), "These treasures should be priced like Selmers from the same era, but they’re not". A bargain at $2500
CONN
Conn "Transitional" model Alto Saxophone #258187 (1933)
A very nice original silver plate and True Transitional as this comes about a year prior to the 6M and has many of the characteristics of the 6M, including the "Naked Lady" engraving on the bell, same side (on the left) bell keys, non nail file G# key, pearl like rollers, and of course the tunable neck plus rolled tone holes. This horn is in line to be totally repadded with high quality pads and conn style metal resonators (with the rivot in the middle), as well as polished so that the plating looks like new. Original case as well. This is a great saxophone and well worth the money for the player or the collector. $2400
Conn Gold Plated "New Wonder"  "Portrait" alto #207XXX
Beautiful Art Deco engraving done justice by a Conn master engraver from the 1920's, in this classic "Portrait" alto. This sax was repadded and plays well. However it has been identified that there are some problems with unevenness in some of the tone holes. We are working to rectify this. $2000
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Conn 6M #344473
80% original lacquer. Completely and newly repadded with all new pro style pads with seamless metal resos, and new pads, felts, and corks. A real player! $1500
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Conn "New Wonder" Chu Berry, #222671, (1929).
Marvelous Polished Silver Plate, very little plating loss.  All new repad, with Conn Style Metal Resonators. Solid, Genuine "New Wonder" Chu Berry restored to it's original condition! An Historical Sax. Has the Tuneable Neck (working); Forked Eb-F trill; Gold Wash Bell. The Chu's after #200K are the favored ones. Nail File G# key. Original Case. Priced fairly as these continue to go up in value. $1500
Conn 6M #300012 (1941)
50-60% original lacquer. Has the rolled tone holes (right on the cusp with this feature!) Can repad to order. A real player! $1399 with the new repad.
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Conn Chu Berry, #117415, (1923).
Marvelous Polished Silver Plate, very little plating loss.  All new repad, with Conn Style Metal Resonators. Solid Pre Chu Berry. An Historical Sax. Has the Tuneable Neck (working); Forked Eb-F trill; Gold Wash Bell.  Original Case. Priced well. $1200
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Conn "New Wonder" Chu Berry, #198850 (1927).
Marvelous Polished Silver Plate, very little plating loss.  All new repad, with Conn Style Metal Resonators. Solid, Genuine "New Wonder" Chu Berry restored to it's original condition! An Historical Sax. Has the Tuneable Neck (working); Forked Eb-F trill; Gold Wash Bell. The Chu's after #200K are the favored ones. Nail File G# key. Original Case. Priced fairly as these continue to go up in value. $1500
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Conn "Transitional" Alto, #254932
Vintage, Collectible, Fantastic player: what more does the sax afficiondo want? Polished, Original Silver plate, very little plating loss; All New Pads, Felts, Corks. Bell Keys on the left hand side, so this makes this a true Transitional (and not leaning toward the Chu Berry side of things). Beautiful Art-Deco engraving with the "Naked Lady" present on the bell. No dents or dings. Original Case. $2500. Fair Price.

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Conn "Wonder" Chu Berry #132705
Polished silver plate. Rolled tone holes. Tune-able neck. Completely and newly repadded with all new pro style pads with seamless metal resos, and new pads, felts, and corks. Vintage classic Conn! pads, selling as is, $1000

CANNONBALL
Cannonball "Big Bell" series.
Pro saxophone in range of ten years old or so. Very nice lacquer finish, hardly any wear present; excellent pads and set up. Great sax!
$1600 
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Cannonball "Excalibur" Model
Like an intermediate sax, this particular Cannonball. Plays with a full, resonant sound; great lacquered finish and pads. A nice horn at a good price! $1000
JUPITER
Jupiter model JAS-767, another nice intermediate alto
underrated, great pads, Nice, clean horn, serviced and ready to go! $550
Jupiter model JAS-767-769, another nice intermediate alto
intermediate alto, underrated, great pads, VERY CLEAN horn, ready to go!  $700
Jupiter CES-760, "Capital Edition"
Beautiful, essentially an intermediate Jupiter. Silver neck, Silver touches on some of the key work (silver plated keys). Alternate high F# key. These are underrated altos, but considered prized as essentially an intermediate sax by many. Very clean! $750.00 (Right now have 2 of these at $750.00. Have another very clean, not quite mint one at $650
Jupiter CES-760, "Capital Edition"
Essentially an intermediate Jupiter. Silver neck, Silver touches on some of the key work (silver plated keys). Alternate high F# key. These are underrated altos, but considered prized as essentially an intermediate sax by many. This one has some lacquer wear on it, (on the left side, really not too bad), so we are selling it inexpensively; it has full service, excellent pads, plays great! A steal at $525.00
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Jupiter JAS-969GL Intermediate/Professional Alto.
Underrated intermediate/ alto perfect for the player with the tighter budget. It looks, feels, and plays very much like a Yamaha 475 or even 62 horn; I think it sounds and plays better than the 475. This one looks like new, with no scratches and very little use on it. It was bought from a Clarinetist in a trade package. The ergonomic key and body design, a specialty of Jupiter, is comfortable to play and offers easy and intuitive response which is a fantastic benefit. The 969GL looks lovely too, with a pro-style badge and inlaid octave key. In addition, the hand hammered brass neck provides excellent projection and tonal centering. $1400
Features:
Neck: Hand-hammered
Neck Material: Yellow brass
Body Material: Yellow brass
Bell Material: Yellow brass
Key Material: Yellow brass
Range Up to: High F#
Auxiliary Keys: Front F, tilting G#-Bb spatula
Springs: Blue steel
Pads: Leather
Resonators: Metal
Engraving: Yes
Special Features: Upper and lower stack adjustment screws. Includes: Case, mouthpiece, ligature, cap, and care products
Crafted in: Taiwan

Priced new at about $1900 and change; it is priced much cheaper here at $1325.

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Jupiter JAS-869 Intermediate  Alto.
Underrated intermediate alto perfect for the player with the tighter budget. Very nice silver plate, Sterling silver neck, gold-colored keys, with excellent pads. Nice, big, bright jazzy sound! Priced well at $1100
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Jupiter "Custom" CAS-2000 Professional Alto Sax
Discontinued Version of the Jupiter XO Pro Alto Sax, which typically sells for between $2000 and $2200. Excellent sound and action; it's a pro sax, plays similar to a Yamaha pro sax. Some scratching on the bottom end in the back, but a clean sax by appearance with very good pads. Lacquered pro-featured saxophone at a good price! $1300
KING
King Super 20, #367718 (1959)
Great example of the Classic H.N. White Super 20! Prime, One of the best, serial numbers of the Super 20 era, right in that mid to upper level of the #300K. Original lacquer without a doubt, around 60+%.  Definitely a "Player's Horn"; has seen some miles, BUT with our excellent set up will play very well.  Some work done on the bottom bow; bow plate in good shape. Silver neck; art deco starburst engraved low B and Bb  bell keys; ivory rollers, ivory capped side, palm, alt F#, and G# keys. King Greyish Alligator Style case; latches working.  Came to us with good pads; we are putting some new ones, metal resos; This sax sings! (Pictures you see were taken before any service, including pad work, was performed on the sax; pads do look good as they are, but we will be putting some new ones in.) $4000

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King Zephyr Special, #229625
Fantastic representation of a pre- King Super 20 alto. Older Relacquer, with the engraving still very sharp and visible, in the 90-93% range clean. "Mother of Pearl" touches/covering the side keys, palm keys, alternate F# key. Starburst engraving on the bell key pad cups. "Ivory"-like rollers (not all). Silver neck, lacquered bell. Newly repadded by us with all new high grade pads with somewhat oversized metal resos with a slight dome on them.  No dents or dings, no resolders. Older case, canvas surface, stitching on it. Cool. Classic sax; looks very pretty and plays very well. Plays great! Smooth, powerful, resonant: Dreamy... Good price on this one! $2400.00
 
King Marigaux. #23412 (1973)
(Same listing as under SML below) Vintage, SML made alto sax, often referred to as the King Marigaux Stencil, probably made at the end of the SML Series (which is said to end at #27000 in 1981). Gold Medal Mk. I saxes are the original SML's and are going to say SML on them. These later made Mariqaux horns have been described as essentially Gold Medal Mk. II horns with different engraving. Original lacquer, without a doubt, about 85%. The engraving does not read "Made by SML for the King Inst. Co", (It reads "King Marigaux Paris France"), and it does not have rolled tone holes and it does not have the high F# key. So it is not a Gold Medal SML. No dents or dings, original neck with no pull down; comes in the original case. Completely and newly repadded by us. Fairly priced at $2150.00
King Zephyr, #420936 (1966)
Still H.N. White. Nice, clean original lacquer with original Silver Neck! New repad with original flat metal resos. Original Alligator-like skin case. Wow! $1800
King Zephyr, #265498 (1942)
Vintage Sax, H.N. White. Sharp, distinctive engraving, honey-brown color; appears original lacquer to us. Completely and newly repadded, 3-hole strap hooks. A classic! $1800
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King Super 20, #675834 (1976-1977)
Probably at or towards the end of the run of the King Super 20, a very viable and singing, full bodied and blowing professional USA made saxophone. Original lacquer, very clean, with minor scratching perhaps 95%. No dents or dings. Lacquered body and traditional type lacquered neck. Could use a set of new pads; Will repad to order. $1750.00
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King Super 20, #339718 (1955)
Great example of the Classic H.N. White Super 20! Original lacquer around 85+%. Silver neck; art deco starburst engraved low B and Bb  bell keys; ivory rollers, ivory capped side, palm, alt F#, and G# keys. Original tres pac case. Comes with full repad including flat seamless metal resos. $4000
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King Super 20, #346925 (1955-1956)
Quality Relacquer, approaching 100% (done in the last 10-15 years, we think), of a this Great example of the Classic H.N. White Super 20! Silver underslung neck (original-matching serial number); art deco starburst engraved low B and Bb bell keys; plastic rollers; does not have the ivory capped side, palm, alt F#, and G# keys. Quality case, not original. Comes with new full repad including flat seamless metal resos. Good Fair price at $2500.00
L.A. SAX
LA Sax Big Lip-Type Alto Saxophone (Blue)
Cool sax! Neat color! Excellent shape! New Looking. High F#. Lacquered keys. Pro Features. Good Deal; Check it out. $895
MARTIN
The Martin Magna #305004 (Late 1960's)
Super, Super clean almost a museum piece; like 98-99% clean ORIGINAL lacquer without a doubt. Newer vintage, Highly COLLECTIBLE. Silver-Nickel "Touches"/plated bell keys, side keys, low Eb/C (remainder of keys and key cups lacquerred); apparently ivory rollers. Unique design on neck; check it out! Neck in great condition with no pull down or repairs. No resolders on the saxophone; looks like it has been sitting in a closet, a one owner horn, not played much. No dents or dings or repaired dents or dings. Should be repadded; we can do this at a nominal extra cost if so desired. The Martin Magna is perhaps the best of the The Martin Series, next to the The Martin Music Man. This came at the end of the Martin run of professional saxophones. Actually the better of the Martin Pro altos are considered ones manufactured after serial #200,000 odd; coinciding with the purchase of the company by Richards Music Co. (RMC) in 1961, around serial #211000 actually. The Magna series (along with the The Martin series) officially ended in 1971 at the serial number of #350,000. Priced fairly at $2500, as it is extremely vintage and collectible to boot.

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The Martin, #167160 (1953)
Again kind of a Player's horn, about 55-60% original lacquer, Newly repadded with all new pads with somewhat oversized metal resos with a slight dome on them. Some slight ding work done on bow (no bend in bow plate). Two resolders on bow guard on tube (not bell part). Original neck with matching serial number in great shape; no pull down on neck. Plays sweet! With brand new repad, Non descript, older hard case. Good price on this $1600
 
The Martin, #167160 (1948)
Player's horn, about 50% original lacquer, with excellent pads and setup. Plays sweet!
$1350
Martin Committee II #142545 (1941)
There was a relatively narrow range for the Committee II's, in that  Old relacquer, in that 90-95% range; the engraving featuring the Roaring Lion and Crown on the top is very present, deep; the realcquer job well done. Nickel/silver alloy keys.  Newly repadded by us with all new high grade pads with somewhat oversized metal resos with a slight dome on them.  No dents or dings, no resolders. Older case, might be original, no name on it. Classic sax; looks very pretty and plays very well. Good price on this one $1275.
MONIQUE
Monique (Designed by French Engineers)
Nice, greyish-colored, almost matte-finish model, in excellent condition; Almost new-like pads; not a lot of use on this one. These are the good Moniques, when they say "Designed By French Engineers" and/or "Pro Model". This is no exception; a solid intermediate/Pro-like Alto sax. $950.
SML
SML King Marigaux, #23412 (1973)
Not a Gold Medal model, but a later model made by the underrated Parisian masters, SML (Strasser Marigaux Lemaires). Solid original lacquer (around 80-85%) sax produced by SML for King in the states, and marketed back in the really 1970's really as rival to the Selmer story. (Selmer Mark VI production was ending right around the time of the manufacture of this particular instrument) And in the French tradition of, made by some Parisian master,  with a certain sound and feel similar to the Selmer Mark VI. A solid sax with all new pads with seamless metal resonators; nice sharp engraving on the bell, it reads "King Marigaux Paris France" on the bell, and comes in the original King case, still solid. $2150.00
The SML Story:
-SML was founded on January 12, 1935 by a group of businessmen headed by Charles Strasser, a businessman who was born in Switzerland; Marigaux, an instrument maker who trained at Buffet-Crampon and Lemaire, a clarinet maker. Saxophone production probably started in or slightly after 1935.
-SML's demise is definitely exaggerated. The last SML Gold Medal saxophone (officially) did roll off the assembly line in 1981 and the last King Marigaux rolled out of the King warehouse about 1986, but SML is still successfully selling medium-voice double reeds and have finally posted a new website: www.marigaux.com
-SML produced, at their highest maximum, 500 horns a year, though 100 to 400 was more common, according to an SML spokesman. (These numbers are off by at least a bit, because an average of 250 horns per year is well short of the around 27000 horns produced in SML's almost 50 years of producing saxophones.)
VITO
Very Early Leblanc Vito Model 35 "Rationale" type model Alto Saxophone in ready to play condition.  #719A (most likely early to mid 1950’s)
Lacquered, original finish, perhaps 90%; no dents or dings, with very good pads and serviced. This is the same model that Johnny Hodges is supposed to have played, at one time at least, I would imagine, cronologically, toward the end of his career. It is a very heavy horn and it sings!
Though this particular Vito, with it’s vertical logo on the sax, at first glance does not look terribly special, it in fact is. It is an example of the Leblanc factory "Rationale" designed key system mechanism with many unusual (and thus rare and collectible) features. Below are aspects of this Rationale system that exist on this particular Vito Saxophone.
 
-The unique rectaugular, 5 roller, left hand pinky key cluster is unlike any other Vito before or since.
-The high F# key (situated below the G# key and operated by the left hand!), is unlike anything I've see on any sax. This not only acts as an alternate high F# fingering but also as trill key from the following: High Palm Key D and Eb to High F, as well as high Palm Key E and F.
-The octave mechanism, with its unique lingage to the G key, looks more like something you’d see on a custom made horn. Look a little closer and you’ll notice that the G key is comprised of two keys over two separate tone holes. This is supposed to improve intonation and response and is a feature not seen except purportedly on some rare pre-1920’s Conn and King saxophones. Where is the G# pad cup? It has been moved to the back of the body, right below the strap hook. The Articulated G# function of course works with this design. This also helps response in that all the stack keys are open without that one closed key in the middle.
-There is an extra tone hole located just under the D key in the right main stack, which facilitates, the forked Eb fingering for an Eb to F trill. I believe I saw this on an older Conn (or was it a Buescher Sax). In this regard the tone holes for the right hand 1st and 3rd fingers are the same size, while the 2nd finger is much smaller, and the extra tone hole is even smaller.
Collectible and imminently playable as a vintage saxophone!
$1500
 
YANAGISAWA
Yanagisawa "Dorado 500" Alto (1971)
Early Yani, same as the model "A-4". It says A-4 next to the serial # 6711126". These are vintage saxophones, with great brass, solid construction any early contemporary sound, not too bright but resonant and lovely. Some surface wear through (especially on keys and rods), and this is typical on these early Yani's from the 1970's. Original lacquer. No high F# key.  Soon to be completely and newly repadded by us.
$1100
SOLD
Yanagisawa Model 900 Alto Saxophone
Formerly their professional model, bought recently from someone who had it in high school but did not play it very much. Lacquer is very new looking, and we had it serviced and only needed to replace a few pads. It is in very good condition and plays great! Good price here for a professional saxophone! $1650