Yamaha YSS-62 Vintage Soprano Saxophone Purple Label

Here we have a Yamaha 62 straight soprano in lacquered finish.  This horn is a wonderful player with a very warm and projecting sound.  It is among the first 600 of these ever made with 4 digit serial and purple label.

The key arrangement is very comfortable which is classic Yamaha design.  it is very easy horn to play and speaks exceptionally well with a colorful tone.  This one has been played a bit, has some normal dings but overall in very good shape.

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Otto Link Early Babbitt 7* Tone-Edge Tenor Original

Here we have an Otto Link true ‘Early Babbitt’ Tone Edge.  This is the fat body model with the smaller chamber and clamshell baffle.  This has the original 7* stamp on the side and an untouched facing.  The piece is very loud and projecting with both edge and warmth and a significant power.  Plays very well as is, people often have these set up but this is a blaster already.

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Otto Link FL Slant Sig Original 6 Rarity

Here we have an Otto Link early FL original 6 facing, untouched and in amazing condition.  This is a wonderful rare and extremely fun and tonally complex piece in a very optimal size for the period these were made in.  original examples such as this are so very hard to find now.  Original milling on table and tip rails and baffle are just beautiful!

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Otto Link Slant Signature “Marinated” .097 Masterpiece Tenor Mouthpiece

This piece is a work of art.  It was originally a 4* facing and I opened it to a 6** facing while retaining the original table and executing what I call a heart transplant, filling in the concave table (so-called French Curve).  By doing this I avoided losing any more height on the facing from the table flattening that would have otherwise been required.  The mouthpiece has not had the table reduced, nor has it had the tip shortened at all and I reached .097.

I also maintained a very original baffle and tip rail configuration.  The piece plays exceptionally concisely with a very popping bebop articulation.  The tone is characteristically thick as Slants are yet is also thrillingly compact with plenty of sizzle on top.

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