Other mouthpieces, ligatures and necks


Alto and C-melody saxophone mouthpieces available

List updated 29. November 2022              Recent changes in red

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Tip openings have been measured with a Digital Tip Opening Gauge from Theo Wanne.

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Unless stated otherwise, the mouthpieces are used and are sold without ligature and cap.
Mouthpieces will be shipped from Denmark.

Sales are private meaning that returns are not accepted unless agreed upon on beforehand. Mouthpieces are sold as is.
Therefore, please ask all questions before buying.


Brand
Material
Tip
Chamber NB: Price in Euros. Shipping cost and bank fees will be added Price
C-Melody
Buescher HR .055" XLarge The Buescher. "C" for C-melody. Plays well with a velvet-soft tone. Use tenor reed and a small tenor ligature. €110
Conn HR .057" XLarge Conn C-Melody Eagle Trade Mark.  Soft dark sound, no edge. Plays easily with a harder reed €110
Alto
BARI
HR
.074"
Medium
BARI RC5 with metal shank. (RC stands for Richie Cole).  Easy to blow. Reed #2. Bright but full tone, egal over the horn. Good for lead
€70
Beechler
Plastic
.083"
Medium
Beechler Diamond M6L Large Font (Old)
€80
Berg Larsen
Metal
.090"
Small
Berg Larsen 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
Berg Larsen
HR
.102"
Small 105/1/SMS Duck Bill. Bullet Chamber. Sideways milling marks on table. €97
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 learn more about Bill Street. A German professional says this about it:  "The Bill Street is indeed a treasure - I find it a masterful combination of a Morgan 3C and a Vandoren AL4".
€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.
€97
Brilhart
Plastic
.065"
Medium
Brilhart Tonalin Gt. Nck. 3* s/n 65400   Beak slightly damaged by fire. This has been repaired. Tip opened and a new facing created. Very good player now with a singing and smokey tone.
€110
Brilhart
Plastic
.069"
Medium
Brilhart Tonalin 3* (Carlsbad) s/n 156233. Shaft secured with epoxy to prevent a slight crack from spreading.
€140
Brilhart
Plastic
.075"
Medium
Brilhart Tonalin 6* No serial. Made 1968 or later, after Selmer buy-out. Was a poor player, therefore refaced to a Lelandais curve. Fabulous player now, with the typical singing Brilhart Tonalin sound.
€110
Brilhart
Plastic
.071"
Medium
Brilhart Tonalin 3* Made in England s/n 08318 Factory installed Brass Shank. Bite plate missing. Original white plastic cap. Good player, full tone in below the octave and get brighter in a singing way at the top of the horn. Good lead mpc.
€165
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.   On trial
€110
Claude Lakey
Plastic
.067"
Medium
Claude Lakey Bruno "M" Facing optimized. The Bruno pieces were among the earliest mouthpieces created by Claude Lakey.  Good player with a surprisingly round, singing sound for a plastic mouthpiece. Nice edge. Reed 2
€69
Claude Lakey
Plastic
.084"
Small
Claude Lakey Jazz 7*3.  Horse shoe chamber. Easy to play. Very powerful, lots of edge. Can match electric guitars.
€69
Claude Lakey
Plastic
.086"
Small
Claude Lakey Jazz 6* 3. Horse shoe chamber. Easy blowing. Very penetrating sound with lots of edge. This model used to be popular for lead alto. A real paint-peeler.
€69
Conn
HR
.066"
XLarge
(Conn) Pan American "A" USA   Very good player. Fine condition. Easy to blow. Ideal mpc for Conn "Chu Berry" and Transitional altos. Velvet-soft tone. Same tip as Selmer C*
€97
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
.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
€70
Brand
Material
Tip
Chamber NB: Price in Euros. Shipping cost and bank fees will be added Price
Dukoff
Metal
.070"
Medium
Dukoff SPC D5 Miami Florida    Very good shape. Has the typical powerful, paint-peeling sound a good Dukoff should have.  Good player.
€195
Dukoff
Metal
.076"
Small
Dukoff SPC Silverite D7 Miami Florida  Facing slightly adjusted to Bob Scott "Don Sinta"-curve. Powerful and penetrating. Not thin. Super player. Former owner has rounded the baffle edge, resulting in a more round sound.
€165
Frank Wells
HR
.097"
Small
Frank Wells. Very rare model with the keyhole-shaped window patented by Frank Wells. USP 4,449,439, filed Sept. 28, 1982. Very bright sound.
€215
Gale (M.C. Gregory) HR
.065"
Medium
Gale Companion 3L. Wonderful warm sound, not unlike a vintage Airflow. Great mouthpiece
€235
Gale (M.C. Gregory) HR .070"
Medium
Gale Companion Blank from the estate of Charles Bay. Refaced to a MC Gregory facing. Good player with a full, sweet singing tone. Reed #2. These blanks can outplay any modern mouthpiece due to the quality of the rubber. I had 5, these are the last two.
€155
Gale (M.C. Gregory)
HR
.080"
Medium
Gale Companion Blank from the estate of Charles Bay. Refaced by Mr. Bay. I have opened it from .060" but kept the facing curve. Good player with a full, sweet singing tone. Reed #2. Hard to find a better sounding mpc.  Sold
€155

Kay O'Brien
HR
.060"
Large
Kay O'Brien Double Chamber.   Good player with a very fat, full  and darkish tone, almost like tenor sax. Reed #3
€140
King
Metal
.080"
Medium
King under a Crown. 7 on table. Probably a Wolfe Tayne stencil. Dark sound with some edge. Powerful. Very good player. Fun to play. Reed 2
€85
Kohlert
Metal
.065"
XLarge
Special. Kohlert Söhne, Graslitz. Brass. Looks like Otto Link Master Link for slide-on lig. Optimized by Istvan Gabor. Original Kohlert lig (Not Slide-on) Very, very easy to play from top to bottom. Reed 2,5. Balanced sound with edge and core. Good for lead. Not thin. Because of the large chamber should be perfect for Conn "Chu Berry"
€85
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
Lawton
HR
.073"
Medium
Lawton (Geoff) 8 Star 8. Bad reface corrected to a Frank Wells curve. Tip rail sharpened. Plays very well now. Tone is powerful, not too bright. Good for lead. Comes with original reed screw and reed cover.
€224
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
Metal
.069"
XLarge
Connétable "Benny Carter" 5 (Made by Lelandais)  Bob Rockwell played lead alto on this in Tivoli Big Band, Copenhagen. Large chamber.  Narrow shaft. Tight on the neck. Same blank as the first Otto Link mouthpieces (Master-Link). Beautiful soft sound, but when you blow strongly, you get a full sound with nice highs. €205
Meyer
HR
.066"
Large
Meyer Richie Cole M5M with original lig, cap and box. Only playtested. Very good player. Powerful brightish sound. Good for lead. Selling for Bob Rockwell, who told me that he had played with Richie Cole once, but that Richie did not play on this model.
€125
Meyer
HR
.069"
Medium
Meyer 5M New York Reissue, s/n 000974 Made in USA. Meyer ligature and cap. Very easy to blow. Is not intended to sound like the original New York Meyers. Reed 2,5
€135
Meyer
HR
.069"
Medium
Meyer S6S Made in USA. Very easy to blow. Full tone. Reed 2,5 Should be small chamber, but it is not smaller than other Meyers the way I measure chamber volume. Facing is slightly shorter than normal.
€110
Meyer
HR
.077"
Medium
Meyer M/7/M Made in USA.  Good modern Meyer. Typical Meyer sound, quite bright in the upper register. Reed 2,5
€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
Mouthpiece Guys NYC 7 R Plays well, with some resistance (Reed Queen 2). Very full and warm sound in the bottom, nice edge above the octave, but still a good core. €150
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
Metal
.069"
Large
Otto Link "Super" Tone Master 5* Early Babbitt. Good player with a sound almost like tenor, especially in the low register.
€165
Otto Link
Metal
.082"
Large
Otto Link STM, Early Babbitt 7 Very good shape. Optimized by Istvan Gabor. With ligature.
€195
Otto Link
Metal
.108"
Large
"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.
€199
Otto Link
Metal
.116"
Large
"Super" Tone Master 10, Florida. New, from shop closure. No lig or cap, only play-tested, in original Florida box. Box is marked 121 SO West 5th STREET,  which was the earlier address. €175
Penn Los Angeles
Plastic
.064"
XLarge Penn Los Angeles  Very good player with a full sound. Horse shoe shaped chamber. Probably made by Brilhart.
€70
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 Wood
.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
Rovner
HR
.096"
XSmall
Rovner 6* Torpedo-form  Square window like in clarinet pieces. Very good player. Quite edgy but a strong core in the low register. Useful for rock and funk. Reed #2
€85
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
Runyon
Plastic
.072"
Small
Custom #5, Black
€115
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
Selmer
HR
.060"
Small
Selmer S80 C*. Square chamber. Looks to be nearly unplayed. Plays and sounds as it should.
€69
Sigurd Rascher
HR
.054"
XLarge
This mouthpiece is an exact copy of the mouthpiece Sigurd Rascher has played himself, and is constructed according to Adolph Sax' patent. Well suited for classical music. Comes with a fitting ligature. Read what Rascher says himself about this mouthpiece here
€85
W.C.Sumner
HR
.064"
Large
Sumner Acousticut 3. Stamped STANDARD on table. The Sumner mouthpieces are hidden gems. This one is a very good player with a lovely singing sound,  somewhere between a white Brilhart and an MC Gregory. Egal over the sax. Good for lead.  Sold
€140
Vandoren
HR
.061"
Medium
Vandoren (Same blank as Diamond Perfecta) 5  Absolutely lovely sound. Bright, but not edgy, singing quality.
€110
Vandoren
HR
.067"
Medium
Vandoren (Same blank as Diamond Perfecta) 5 Tip opened by Istvan Gabor.  It is a brilliant lyrical mouthpiece, maybe best for classical playing, more brilliant than a Selmer C*.
€110
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. 
€75
The Woodwind Company HR
.073"
Medium
The Woodwind Company "K6" Steel Ebonite. This mouthpiece sounds terrific and would be the choice on a Sax from the 40's with a Swing Dance orchestra, buttery, creamy, bold.  Sold
€97
The Woodwind Company
HR
.065"
Large
The Woodwind Company Educator K5.  Very full and juicy tone, almost Johnny Hodges.
€140
The Woodwind Company
HR
.064"
Large
The Woodwind Co. Sparkle-Aire B5*.  Round chamber. Bite mark on beak. Otherwise as new. Bright singing sound, but certainly not thin.
€140
Yanagisawa
HR
.090"
Medium #8 Like new. Very well playing mouthpiece with a full-bodied sound. €97