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Alto saxophone mouthpieces available

List updated 22. June 2020              Recent changes in red

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Brand
Material
Tip
Chamber NB: Price in Euros. Shipping cost and bank fees will be added Price
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Beechler
HR
.059"
Medium
Beechler 3S s/n 3079. Looks unplayed. Very easy to blow. An early Beechler as seen from the serial number. Hard rubber, not plastic.
€140
Beechler
Plastic
.065"
Large
Beechler Diamond Dot "5" white shank s/n 3164 refaced by MOJO to .065". This is a very early version of the Diamond Dot model, made famous by Earl Bostic.  Fantastic player with a strong and full sound.
€220
Beechler
Plastic
.083"
Medium
Diamond bite plate, M6L (Large font) Medium chamber, Long facing. New, Old stock, only playtested.
€85
Berg Larsen
HR
.080"
Small
Berg Larsen Slant Signature 85/1/SMS. Facing curve optimized to a Bob Scott-curve. Easy to blow and has that versatility which made the early Berg Larsen famous. You can do anything from whispering to outplaying the trumpets in a Big Band.  €140
Berg Larsen
HR
.081"
Small
Berg Larsen 95/2/SMS  Bullet chamber. Clam shell baffle, denim table. Very good player. Very powerful, lots of body in the sound. Reed 2
€110
Berg Larsen
HR
.085"
Medium
Berg Larsen 95/2/SMS  Bullet chamber. Slanted size print on shaft. (Made in the fifties) Easy to blow. Loud but balanced sound with both core and highs. Good for lead alto. Reed 2,5
€110
Berg Larsen
HR
.095"
Small Berg Larsen 95/1/SMS (offset) Bullet Chamber, Denim markings on table, original lig & cap, Powerful, well playing, warm powerhouse.
€110
Berg Larsen
Metal
.090"
Small
Stainless Steel 95/2/SMS Scoop Bill Step Baffle Faint sideways milling lines. Plays like a good typical Berg, loud, medium edge, full bottom. 
€110

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Berg Larsen
HR
.102"
Small 105/1/SMS Duck Bill. Bullet Chamber. Sideways milling marks on table. €97
Berg Larsen
HR
.110"
Small
105/1/SMS Scoop bill, bullet chamber. Sideways milling marks on table. Really good player, reed #2 is recommended. Powerful darkish tone with a nice edge. Good for lead. Think Cannonball.
€110
Bill Street
HR
.065"
Medium
Bill Street 3C. A real rarity from my personal collection. Has a lovely soft and singing tone. Not a lead mouthpiece, but also not a purely classical piece. Click the link to the left to learn more about Bill Street
€166
Brand
Material
Tip
Chamber NB: Price in Euros. Shipping cost and bank fees will be added Price
ARB (Brilhart)
Plastic
.069"
Small
Black ARB Arbex 3*S. The S model has a bullet chamber, like the Beechler Diamond Dot. (Beechler manufactured the ARB mouthpieces). Facing has been corrected. Very good player now, "Poor Mans Diamond Dot." Bright sound with a good core. €96
ARB (Brilhart)
Plastic
.081"
Medium
Black ARB Arbex 4*. This is Brilhart's modernized version of the Ebolin, made in the 1980's.  Facing corrected. Very good player, easy to blow, good core, it sings. Perfect for lead. €96
ARB (Brilhart)
Plastic
.079"
Small
Black ARB Arbex 5*S. The S model has a bullet chamber, like the Beechler Diamond Dot. Bright sound with a good core. Good for R&B and funk. €96
Brilhart
HR
.067"
Medium
Brilhart Hard Rubber 2* s/n 65 Made in Huntington, February 1951. Its sound shows why the HR Brilharts rank with New York Meyer and MC Gregory as the absolutely best alto pieces for jazz. If Meyer is powerful and Gregory elegant, Brilhart is in the middle. This one is in fine shape, and plays easily, reed 2,5.
€219
Buffet
HR
.070"
Medium
Vintage Buffet "C" Very good rubber. Probably a Chedeville blank. Straight sidewalls in chamber like a Brilhart. Full, darkish but singing sound.
€110
Claude Lakey
Plastic
.086"
Small
Claude Lakey Jazz 6* 3. Horse shoe chamber. Looks like an older model. Easy blowing. Very penetrating sound with lots of edge. This model used to be the go-to mpc for lead alto
€69
Conn
HR
.050"
XLarge
Conn "Eagle Trade Mark" Beautiful, lyrical, velvet-soft sound. The perfect mouthpiece for early Conn's (Chu's and transitional). The small tip is no problem. Use a reed 3 - 3,5
€85
Conn
Plastic
.065"
Medium
Conn USA   Straight sidewalls. Good all-round mouthpiece, which is fun to play. Sound is fine and round. Was probably made by Runyon
€70
Conn
Plastic
.066"
Medium
Conn "Comet" #3 White. Made by Runyon for Conn and included with the Conn "Constellation" saxophones. Very good player. Sound is brighter than the black Comet. Reed 2,5
€110
Conn
Plastic
.068"
Medium
Conn "Comet" #3 Black  With original brass ligature. Made by Runyon for Conn and included with the Conn "Constellation" saxophones. Powerful sound and good balance between body and edge. Think Art Pepper. Reed 2,5
€125
Conn
Plastic
.062"
Medium
Conn "Precision" 3. This was the mouthpiece which came with Conn altos in the 60's. It has a surprisingly singing sound, almost like a white Brilhart.  Fine for lead alto. Plays easily with reed #2
€110
Brand
Material
Tip
Chamber NB: Price in Euros. Shipping cost and bank fees will be added Price
Couf
HR
.087"
Medium
Couf Artist 8*S. Slimline, needs soprano ligature. New. Only play-tested. Came from an old Couf associate who informs that the Artist mouthpieces were made with same hard rubber as HR Brilhart. Very, very good player. €125
Frank Kaspar
HR
.063"
Large
Frank Kaspar Chicago "16" Made in the 50's or before by Frank Kaspar, famous for his superbe clarinet mouthpieces. A saxophone mouthpiece from his hand is extremely rare. As expected, it plays very well and has a fabulous tone. Think Johnny Dodds. Tip opening = Selmer C*   On trial
€245
Gale
HR
.074"
Medium
Gale (Signature) Hollywood 5M Triple Dot, alu-ring on shaft. Tip opened by Erik Greiffenhagen.  Good player . The sound of the Hollywwod is slightly darker than the Companion. It has a more pronounced baffle than the Companion.
€299
Gale
HR
.065"
Medium
Gale (Block logo) Hollywood Triple Dot 5M Good player . The sound of the Hollywwod is slightly darker than the Companion. It has a more pronounced baffle than the Companion.
€275
Gale
HR
.065"
Medium
Gale Companion 3L  Wonderful singing sound. Plays well.  On trial
€235

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Lawton
Metal
.076"
Medium
Lawton (Geoff) "Special" "Big Bore", 7, lig and cap and original box. Good shape. Bite plate has been exchanged to one from rubber. 
€275
Lelandais HR
.060"
Large "Qualité Superieure" #7. Very large, round chamber. The sound is velvet-like with an unusual "hollow" character. Definitely not jazzy. Suitable for church concert for solo sax.
€55
Lelandais
HR
.050"
Medium
Scroll shank "Qualité Superieure" #7 with ligature and Buffet cap. A completely different sound from the large chamber above. Beautiful, singing sound. Think Desmond. Reed #3
€100
Lelandais
HR
.066"
Large
Lelandais "7" Qualite Superieure  Tip opened from .044", facing adjusted to a Bob Scott "Sinta"-facing. Plays very easily now with a wonderful lyrical singing tone. Fantastic rubber. Reed 2,5
€110
Meyer
HR
.076"
Medium
Meyer M6M Made in USA. Improved with a step-baffle. Super player now, forceful, bright. Full sound with nice edge. Perfect for lead. Reminds me of a good Beechler Diamond Dot.
€110
Meyer
HR
.083"
Medium
Meyer M8M Made in USA  This is one of the good modern Meyer's. Very easy to play. Sound is egal from top to bottom. Singing sound with a good core. Reed #2
€110
Meyer
HR
.078"
Medium
Meyer G 18M Tip 7 Meyer's attempt to make a MC Gregory-like mpc. It does have a brighter sound than standard Meyers, not so heavy. It is NOT an MC Gregory, but a very good mpc at a very attractive price
€85
Mouthpiece Café
Composite
.079"
Medium
New York Alto NYC 7 R. Made by the famous Mouthpiece Guys Briam Powell and Erik Greiffenhagen.   €195
No Name
Plastic
.070"
Large
No Name Black with Brilhart-like chamber. Plays surprisingly well. Full tone with a nice edge 2,5 reed. Good for lead. Fine student mpc. €40
Otto Link
HR
.063"
Medium
Otto Link Slant Signature 4 Florida no USA in original box. Like new (Tip= a small Meyer 4 or Selmer C*). Very good player. Sound is brighter than a good Meyer but not thin. Reed 2,5
€195
Otto Link
Metal
.068"
Large
Otto Link STM 5 Florida No USA Gold plated with rhodium plated ligature marked Otto Link and non original brass cap.  Very good player with a fine sound. Versatile, great fun to play. Reed #2
€245
Otto Link
Metal
.082"
Large
Otto Link STM, Early Babbitt 7 Very good shape. Optimized by Istvan Gabor. With ligature.
€195
Otto Link
Metal
n.a.
n.a.
Ligature and cap for Otto Link Tone Master alto €40
Pan American
HR
.054"
XLarge
Pan American USA. Marked "A". Very good condition. Easy to blow. Not so loud, but a sound with good balance between core and edge. Useful for classical and for soft jazz.
€85
P.Gemeinhardt
Metal
.056"
XLarge Chrome plated. #2
€40
Pierret
Metal
.056"
XLarge
Pierret Fluted mpc. Silver plated with orig. Lig.  Opened and refaced by Istvan Gabor. Very good player now. Soft, singing tone. Very similar to early metal Selmer model, the one played by Marcel Mule
€110
Pomarico
Ebony
.071"
Large
Pomarico "7". Original red plastic box.  Plays well, with some resistance. Soft sound with a dark core, but good highs in the upper register.
€140
RICO
Plastic
.077"
Medium
Rico Metalite M5  New, only playtested. New model with glossy surface. Powerful medium bright. Good for lead and for electric instruments. The Metalites were Arnold Brilhart last design. Very good players. Don't be fooled by the low price.
€50
Rousseau
HR
.073"
Medium
Rousseau Jazz Model JDX 6. Step-baffle. Chamber with straight side walls. Sound has a dark core and a slight edge.
€69
Runyon
Plastic
.072"
Small
Custom #5, Black
€90
Runyon
Metal
.080"
Medium
Runyon "The Spoiler" 8. The spoiler removed. Easy to play. Bright Dukoff-like sound. €69
Brand
Material
Tip
Chamber NB: Price in Euros. Shipping cost and bank fees will be added Price
Selmer (USA)
HR
.061"
Medium Selmer USA Looks like the Couf Artist blank. Plays very, very well with a dark sound. €140

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Selmer
HR
.069"
Medium
Stentor "C**" in oval on table. Made by Selmer for a British company at the time when the late Air Flow pieces were made. Chamber is round like on these but larger which gives a slightly darker sound. Very nice player.
€220
Selmer
HR
.062"
Medium
Short shank Soloist C*. Very good shape.
€220
Selmer
HR
.067"
Medium
Selmer long shank Soloist C*. Refaced by Istvan Gabor. Horse shoe chamber has been rounded in the bottom. Very easy player with a darkish full tone.
€110
Selmer
HR
.074"
Small
Soloist Style C* Opened to D by Brian Powell
€245
Selmer
HR
.060"
Small
Selmer S80 C*. Square chamber. Looks to be nearly unplayed. Plays and sounds as it should.
€69
Selmer
HR
.064"
Medium
Selmer S80 C** Refacet by Bob Scott to his "Sinta-facing" = "slightly smaller tip opening and a longer facing curve".  Among the easiest blowing moutpieces I have tried. €110
SONORA
HR/Metal
.033"
XLarge "2" Very peculiar, short piece Hard Rubber with metal tip and table. Original screw-on ligature and "deep-V" cap. Very small tip opening. Collectors item. Sonora trade mark was used by German saxophone manufacturer Adler. Later used by B&S in Eastern Germany.
€55
Vandoren
HR
.064"
Medium
Vandoren Diamond Perfecta 6 with lig and cap. NOS. Only play-tested by me. Absolutely lovely sound. Bright, but not edgy, singing quality.The Diamond Perfecta models were the first mouthpieces that Vandoren made. They were made from the best rubber ever used by Vandoren. 
€125
Vandoren
HR
.061"
Medium
Vandoren (Same blank as Diamond Perfecta) 5  Same sound as the Diamond Perfecta above.
€110
Vandoren
HR
.067"
Medium
Vandoren (Same blank as Diamond Perfecta) 5 Tip opened by Istvan Gabor. Same sound as the Diamond Perfecta above.
€110
Wolfe Tayne HR
.064"
Medium
This one is from the 60's and made with very good rubber. A bad refacing has been corrected and it now is very easy to blow. Plays and sounds closely to an MC Gregory Model A. Use a reed 3,5.
€155
Wolfe Tayne
Metal
.094"
Large Wolfe Tayne Chrome plated 7*. Has a powerful and warm sound below the octave key and bright without being thin above. Good for lead. Very slim size. Use a Rovner L4 for Eb-clarinet as ligature.
€95
The Woodwind Company HR
.073"
Medium
The Woodwind Company "KG" Steel Ebonite Cap and ligature. Elegant, clear sound. A mouthpiece that can "sing"
€97
Yanagisawa
HR
.090"
Medium #8 Like new. Very well playing mouthpiece with a full-bodied sound. €97