Other mouthpieces, ligatures and necks


Good mouthpieces at budget price


List updated 8. October 2017             Recent changes in red

This list contains mouthpieces which have been in my posssion for too long.
They are now for sale - some for a limited time - at attractive prices


Chamber sizes are all measured by me
Tenor mouthpieces
Brand
Material
Tip
Chamber

NB: Price in Euros. Shipping cost and bank fees will be added
BARI
Metal
.100"
XSmall
€96
Gold plated Bari #7 with original ligature. Very good shape. First owner bought it from Wolfe Tayne personally in Fort Lauderdale. Loud and bright, but a good core.
Beechler
HR
.091"
Small
€80
Beechler Diamond S7S Black. From the 90's Easy to play. Sounds like a Dukoff Miami D7. Edgy sound, egal from bottom to top. Well suited for playing with electric guitars.
Berg Larsen
Metal
.090"
Small
€110
Gold plated, 100/2/SMS, Scoop Bill, step baffle, black bite plate. Middle-of-the-road Berg with core and edge.
Claude Lakey
Plastic
.105"
Small
€40
Claude Lakey Jazz (2) 6*3. Typical Lakey edgy sound. The mouthpiece of choice (Together with Dukoff SPC) if you want to be heard over electric guitars
ARB (Brilhart)
Plastic
.090"
Small / 22
€80
ARBEX(B) 4S.  Black with white bite plate. Bullet chamber like the Beechler Diamond Dot (small chamber). Very easy to play. Edgy sound with a good core. Altissimo just pops out. Fine for R&B and rock. (Original facing)
Brand
Material
Tip
Chamber
NB: Price in Euros. Shipping cost and bank fees will be added
Brilhart
Plastic
.080"
Large /18
€55
Personaline (Black) S5 s/n 108236. Hole for microphone closed. Chipped tip rail mended. Facing curve untouched and original with the characteristic short Brilhart lay. Very good player. Vandoren Traditional 2,5
Brilhart
Plastic
.086"
Medium
€45
Brilhart Ebolin (Black) 5 s/n 92804 (Carlsbad). Broken tip repaired. Facing corrected and slightly lengthened to ease low tones. Plays very well now with that Gene Ammons vibe.
Brilhart
Plastic
.078"
Medium
€45
Ebolin (Black) 3* s/n 176169 (Carlsbad period) Selling on behalf of Bob Rockwell
Couesnon
HR
.069"
Medium / 25
€40
Coeusnon with no markings. Facing adjusted and tip opened slightly. Now plays with same reed as a Selmer Soloist E and with a similar sound.
Borb Oliver
Plastic
.078"
Medium-Small / 23
€70
Dukoff Super Power Chamber D5* copy from Brazil. These sometimes have a bad finish. This has been corrected by Istvan Gabor, and the mouthpiece now sounds surprisingly similar to the original Silverite, despite the different material. At this price it is cheaper than the purchase price from Borb Oliver, without VAT and customs. A one time chance.
Borb Oliver
Plastic
.090"
Medium-Small / 23 €70
Dukoff Super Power Chamber D7 copy from Brazil. These sometimes have a bad finish. This has been corrected by Istvan Gabor, and the mouthpiece now sounds surprisingly similar to the original Silverite, despite the different material. At this price it is cheaper than the purchase price from Borb Oliver, without VAT and customs. A one time chance.
Meyer
HR
.070"
Large
€49
Modern Meyer 5M Medium chamber. Made in USA. Neutral sound.






Alto mouthpieces
Brand
Material
Tip
Chamber
NB: Price in Euros. Shipping cost and bank fees will be added
Berg Larsen
Metal
.090"
Large
€85
100/2/SMS Scoop Bill Step baffle, ending in clam shell near tip. Chrome plated With original ligature. Very good piece. Nice balance between core and edge. Ideal for lead.
Berg Larsen
HR
.110"
Small
€85
105/1/SMS Scoop bill, bullet chamber. Sideways milling marks on table.
Berg Larsen
HR
.100"
Small
€85
90/2/SMS (offset) Sideways milling marks on table. Scoop Bill (Very low profile). Step baffle with curved ending (semi-bullet). Loud and edgy, but good core. Easy low notes.

ARB (Brilhart)
Plastic
.069"
Small
€69
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.
ARB (Brilhart)
Plastic
.081"
Medium
€69
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.
Claude Lakey
HR
.067"
Medium
€69
Bruno model. Not as bright as regular Claude Lakey. Middle-of-the-road mpc Facing corrected. Plays well now
Couf
HR
.087"
Medium
€85
Couf Artist 8*S. Slimline, needs soprano ligature. NOS Never played, 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. "Poor man's New York Meyer" 
Lelandais HR
.074"
XSmall
€55
Super Trumpet "V" Hole for microphone filled. Horizontal oval shaped chamber. Lovely sound. Very slim shape. Use an Eb-clarinet ligature.
MacSax
HR
.080"
Small
€99
MacSax D-Jazz 6. Very easy to play. Strong and full sound with good highs. Reminds of a good Meyer.
Brand
Material
Tip
Chamber
NB: Price in Euros. Shipping cost and bank fees will be added

Here is, maybe, the last chance to get a new and unplayed Otto Link Florida or Early Babbitt for a lower price than a modern mass-produced Otto Link. 
Due to large tip sizes, they have been resting unsold since they were imported to Denmark in the seventies.

Otto Link
Metal
.104"
Large
€175
"Super" Tone Master 9, Early Babbitt. New, from shop closure. Only play tested. No lig or cap. Tried it with a #1 reed. Very easy to blow, also lowest notes. Big sound. Box has the 21 SO West 5th STREET address.
Otto Link
Metal
.108"
Large
€199
"Super" Tone Master 9*, Early Babbitt. New, from shop closure. With lig and cap, unplayed, still in plastic bag in original Florida box and with the original piece of cork that keeps the ligature in place. Box has the 21 SO West 5th STREET address.
Otto Link
Metal
.116"
Large
€199
"Super" Tone Master 10, Florida. New, from shop closure. With lig and cap, unplayed, still in plastic bag in original Florida box and with the original piece of cork that keeps the ligature in place. Box is marked 121 SO West 5th STREET,  which was the earlier address
You don't have to be Clarence Clemons to blow a large tip. Just  use a soft reed
RICO
Plastic
.077"
Medium
€28
Rico Metalite M5  New, only playtested. New model with glossy surface. Powerful medium bright. Good for lead and for electric instruments.
Runyon
Metal
.080"
Medium
€49
Runyon "The Spoiler" 8. The spoiler removed. Easy to play. Bright Dukoff-like sound.
Selmer (USA)
Plastic
.067"
Medium
€49
Selmer "Goldentone" 3. (Black).  Very easy to play and sounds like a much more expensive mouthpiece. The sound is full with a dark core and a nice edge. The Goldentone's were made by Brilhart and have the same chamber. Connoiseurs are grabbing these quickly when they come up for sale.
The Woodwind Company HR
.073"
Medium
€49
"KG" Steel Ebonite. Cap and ligature. Elegant, clear and singing sound.  Good  vintage rubber.