This is a very nice early 5-digit Mark VI alto. It retains near all its
original lacquer and has the American engraving and matching serial
numbered neck. The bell flare, bottom bow and neck are all in great
shape and the only sign of any past work is some very minor dent work
around the resoldered lower foot of the Eb key guard.
A small amount of lacquer wear appears on the palm key touch points,
the thumb rest and around the neck strap hook.
The horn has been repadded at some point in the past. The pads (with
plastic resonators) are still in good, useable condition and we have
done a playing-condition set up.
The horn plays with a rich and deep sound that sits right in the middle
of the dark-bright tonal spectrum. It is classic early Mark VI with
complexity and great resonance in sound!
Included is the original wooden end plug and the original case in very
If you have any questions about this horn, please feel free
to give us a call at 212-683-2985 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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