Professional or Intermediate Alto Saxophones
Contemporary and Vintage

SELMER
Selmer Mark VI Alto, #134096 (1966) Low A!
Low A on a Mark VI alto? Or altos in general? Had to have been a special order instrument back then; extremely rare! Vintage. Collectible. Original lacquer about 75%. Completely repadded by us; all new high grade Selmer style pads. No dents or dings. Repaired Bow Dent; got most of it out.  Great serial number; full, resonant sound. WOW! $8500.00
Selmer Mark VI Alto, #58312 (1954) Silver-Plate
Very rare American engraved M6 alto in the first year of production of the rarified Selmer Mark VI. Where as these early, early 50K altos (that I have played) play with a darker, somewhat smaller, yet super centered sound, this one plays loud and as one might thing with silver brighter. Completely repadded with metal resonators. Might call this a “Players” horn. The finish has some minor plating loss. We took off the bottom bow and removed a bow dent albeit very, very well. No other dents, dings, or repaired dents. Neck has no crease or pull down. The sax plays very very well. Great price on this truly rare, vintage, collectible, and restored and original Selmer Mark VI. $8500.00
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Selmer Mark VI Alto, #216907(1973)
Clean example of one of the best saxophones ever made on the planet. American engraved. Original lacquer, about 90%. Is there a better one on another planet? Towards the end of the Mark VI run (ended in 1974 for altos and tenors.) These post 200K altos are characterized by a Big sound, little more spread than other horns, somewhat brighter. Very in demand, increasingly so as time goes by.  Bought this from a gentleman whose parents bought this for him when he was in High School. Became a band director, pillar in the musical community in Central PA, and was very in demand playing with big bands, for shows, and concert bands over the years, and now has retired from playing. No dents or dings. Towards the end of the run for Paris Selmer, a long run: the Selmer Mark VI. In the shop being “repadded” right now with high grade alto pads and Plastic Resonators. Fair price as a newly repadded vintage Selmer Mark VI. $5500.00
Selmer Model 26 Alto, Serial #10357 (1929)
Original Silver Plate. Towards the beginning of the entire Selmer Saxophone line. Coincides with the "Model 26" designation, (first in the series was the Model 22), although it does not say Model (or Modele 26) on it. On the front of the bell it says: "H. Selmer...4. Place Dancourt Paris France", then the "Henri  Selmer Paris" stamp, followed by  "DEPOSE then No. 8587...SOLE AGENTS U.S. & CANADA". (This is just like the Model 26 we have in our inventory/collection.)  It is the original silver plate without a doubt, there is little tarnish; it is not quite polished. Note that the receiver at the top of the sax, where the neck fits in, was replaced at some point, with two posts resoldered. The neck fits in seamlessly and there is no effect on the sound. Check out the pictures of this. We will guarantee the security of this repair (not done by us, but certified by us) for life. The neck is in wonderful shape;  no pull down in neck; no evidence of a repaired crease in the neck.  This is a deeply historical sax.  It may be for the player, who desires this vintage, period sound and feel.  It is certainly for the collector.  as more of a full bodied, robust sound; it is a sweet sound, nonetheless, and we would not put the sound in the same category as Mark VI or even the Balanced Action line. The horn is being sold as is. The pads are old and need to be replaced. It was repadded at some point as it has leather pads with the "Hollywood" style metal resonators in them. These give the sax a bigger bright sound as such. It sort of plays as is, and some pads look newer than others, but they should be replaced.  Comes in newer Pro tec hard case. We can put a fresh set of pads on for a very fair cost. Email for additional pictures. This is a rare, collectible saxophone, that can be easily restored to fantastic playing condition. One should grab it before it gets away! Priced fairly. $3500.00
Selmer  Mark VII Alto Saxophone. #244429 (1975)
Here is are 2nd 244K M7, just a couple of digits away from out other one we have listed (#244464); isn’t that amazing? And in the same great shape! WOW! So we’re going to give it basically a same or similar description, if that’s okay.
This Super Clean Selmer Mark VII is made in the VERY FIRST year (1975) of the storied Paris Selmer Mark VII production, a Fantastic year for production of the venerable successor to the Selmer Mark VI, in fact, as the MVI ended in 1974, this 1975 model, retains some characteristic or possibly at least the brass of the VIThe VII series lasted from 1976-1981 before the switch over to the Super Action 80 Serie Series. This horn has been repadded with all new pads, felts, and corks, with high grade Selmer-Style pads and vinyl resonators. Original lacquer, without a doubt, as the engraving is very sharp; about 96%+ “clean”. Plays great, and a great fair price at $3600. Original case in very good shape.Here is are 2nd 244K M7, just a couple of digits away from out other one we have listed (#244464); isn’t that amazing? And in the same great shape! WOW! So we’re going to give it basically a same or similar description, if that’s okay.
This Super Clean Selmer Mark VII is made in the VERY FIRST year (1975) of the storied Paris Selmer Mark VII production, a Fantastic year for production of the venerable successor to the Selmer Mark VI, in fact, as the MVI ended in 1974, this 1975 model, retains some characteristic or possibly at least the brass of the VIThe VII series lasted from 1976-1981 before the switch over to the Super Action 80 Serie Series. This horn has been repadded with all new pads, felts, and corks, with high grade Selmer-Style pads and vinyl resonators. Original lacquer, without a doubt, as the engraving is very sharp; about 96%+ “clean”. Plays great, and a great fair price at $3600. Original case in very good shape.
Selmer Paris Super Action 80 Serie II Alto Saxophone #562298 (1998)
Another in our line of used Selmer Series II’s, this very popular professional Selmer Paris saxophone (New models, The Selmer Paris Series II Model 52 presently is sold discounted on Woodwind and Brasswind at $6759.00) is priced much cheaper here. This is a clean instrument, it does have a limited amount of wear in spots; overall it looks nice, plus no dents or dings, PLUS it was repadded by the original owner (who bought it new, when he was in HS), an esteemed saxophonist and Public-School Music teacher in the Central PA area, only in the last year, and as well tweaked/gone over by us at the shop. $3300 excellent price!

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Selmer Omega MG288 Model Alto #1294910 (early, mid-1990’s we think)
This baby has some mileage on it!  Some wear on the keys and maybe about 80%lacquer. No dents or dings. Back in it’s day a super popular USA made intermediate style sax, like the Selmer USA model of the same time period, but, made for a short period of time, even better. Kind of like a Cult Classic. Sought after. Selmer USA's one attempt to make a pro sax, the model 162 'Omega', and later, the model 164 tenor were more of a pro model. But this is a solid almost vintage intermediate model. Really rivals and often thought of as better in sound and centered tonal quality than the Yamaha, YAS-52, really from the same period. Totally repadded, with all new corks, felts, etc. $1000.00 Good fair price.

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Selmer Paris Super Action 80 Serie II Alto Saxophone #501299 (1994)
Another in our line of used Selmer Series II’s, this very popular professional Selmer Paris saxophone (New models, The Selmer Paris Series II Model 52 presently is sold discounted on Woodwind and Brasswind at $6759.00) is priced much cheaper here. This is a clean instrument, it does have a limited amount of wear in spots; overall it looks nice, plus no dents or dings, PLUS it was repadded by the original owner (who bought it new, when he was in HS), an esteemed saxophonist and Public-School Music teacher in the Central PA area, only in the last year, and as well tweaked/gone over by us at the shop. $3300 excellent price!Selmer Signet.
Early USA made Intermediate Selmer sax. Like a “Sleeper” sax! These are great playing saxes, once set up. Good set up with good pads! $575
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Selmer SAS280RB La Voix II Alto Saxophone Lacquered #50114900, MADE IN TAIWAN
“The Selmer SAS280 La Voix II Alto Saxophone's fluid keywork gives it a relaxed feeling, while its perfect intonation and warm sound make it a welcome instrument both in the concert band or the hands of a soloist. The Selmer La Voix II sax' traditional-sized bell helps saxophonists keep their tone focused and makes blending easy.
You'll like the price of the Selmer SAS280 La Voix alto saxophone as much as its sound. Finally you can afford a step-up sax with features like professional key styling-for accurate fingering-that you would expect to find only on more expensive instruments.
Selmer has worked to make the SAS280 La Voix II an alto sax that is easy to play. Pitch is consistent without strain from the low end to altissimo. The La Voix II saxophone can really project and offers you dark jazzy sound when you need it.
The Selmer SAS280 La Voix II Alto Saxophone is a player's instrument made affordable for all musicians”
Level: Pro/Intermediate.
Nice, clean lacquer. Serviced. Plays great. You’ll like this one! $1650
YAMAHA
Yamaha YAS-82 Custom Z model Alto saxophone (Lacquered), #C93219
The ever popular, jazzy, top of the line Yamaha saxophone. Lacquered 82Z altos commonly sell for about $4205. In great shape, very clean lacquer, excellent pads, serviced plays very well. No dents or dings. Original case. Good price at $3000.00

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Yamaha YAS-62 “Early Decal” model Alto saxophone, #035034.
These have grown to be regarded as vintage, highly valued, early manufactured YAS-62 models (late 1970’s, we think).  Early Decal means that the logo is not engraved on the bell but “painted” on. Some scratches + couple of spots of lacquer loss, but repadded by us with all new pads and plays great! Why are these so valued? The very early Yamaha pro and intermediate models had great metal, great brass alloy, and so, with everything else, this sax really sings! Some compare them now to the Selmer Mark 6. Have a similar Early Decal 52 alto on the site now. Vintage and collectible!  A little wear on the left/pant leg side, but overall a clean sax, original lacquer of course. Priced very fairly at $2350.

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SALE PENDING
Yamaha YAS-62II Alto saxophone, #C38496
Very nice finish, very clean looking, no lacquer missing;  just out of the shop with excellent pads. Serviced and plays great; finish is again excllent on this one. Good price.
$2100

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Yamaha YAS-52 “Early Decal” model Alto saxophone.
These have grown to be regarded as vintage, highly valued, early manufactured YAS-52 models (late 1970’s, we think). Early Decal means that the log is not engraved on the bell but “painted” on. Some scratches + couple of spots of lacquer loss, but essentially repadded with most if not all new pads, and plays great! Why are these so valued? The very early Yamaha pro and intermediate models had great metal, great brass alloy, and so, with everything else, this sax really sings! Relates very well to the Early Decal 62 alto we have on the site now. Priced very fairly at $1550.
Yamaha YAS-52 Alto saxophone
Persursor to the current model 480, these are highly valued, and this one is in great shape, with clean lacquer and very nice pads. Solid intermediate Yamaha altos, well worth it. $1400
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Yamaha YAS-23
$950 (Mint-like; best one on the lot!)
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Yamaha YAS-480 Alto, #T85840
Nice, very clean example of this great intermediate model Alto, currently. Excellent pads. Can't go wrong with this one! $1700

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Yamaha YAS-82 Custom Z model Alto saxophone (Lacquered), #C84897
The ever popular, jazzy, top of the line Yamaha saxophone. Lacquered 82Z altos today commonly sell for about $4729.00. In great shape, excellent finish on the lacquer (pretty mintish), excellent pads, serviced plays very well. No dents or dings. Original case. Good price at $3300.00

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BUESCHER
Excellent  Buescher "Big B" Aristocrat, #314327 (1948-1949)
Vintage sax, a very popular Buescher series, perhaps their next best to the famed Top Hat and Cane (actually right before this), towards the end of the Aristocrat series. This Big B is towards the end of the "Big B" series before the Aristocrat III/Post Big B run. The Big B is the best jazz horn of the entire Buescher series, and has great intonation. Original (to this sax) Buescher "Snap-On" pads and resos. Original brown ivory rollers. Excellent Original condition! Some 95+% original lacquer; almost like a closet sax. Newly repadded by us with the Buescher "Snap On" pad style. Wow! Worth every penny! $2200.00

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The New Buescher Aristocrat, #263528 (1932)
Bit of History: (Sax Gourmet Vintage Value Guide) “The NEW ARISTOCRAT ran from 255XXX – 270XXX. There are only alto and tenor horns in this series. The other members of the family still had the True Tone label. They’re almost always seen in satin silver. Add 20% for gold plating. Physical appearance is similar to the True Tone, but the neck is different, the keyguards are more deluxe. They play much better! They will always have snap in pads and Norton springs…. Alto $ 2100, Tenor $ 2300.”
Almost a Transitional sax, in the very year of the production of the Aristocrat series, wow this is a special horn! All original silver plate, no dengs or dings or resolders, beautiful Art Deco engraving on the bell, Gold Wash Bell, Black rollers (not original we might gather), bow guard intact. Looks like the original Buescher “Snap on Pads” with metal resonators intact. Held over from earlier model(s), the G to G# trill key and D to D# till key in the right hand. Has the front F key. Neck in good shape! Has two *’s on its base (as in **). Wow!
Will repad! Has original case in poor shape, but latches working.$2000.00
Buescher Aristocrat, #270752 (1935)
Classic Aristocrat with the “01” neck. Original lacquer, about 75%. Newly repadded by us with the “Snap-On” Pads (metal resos). Those pumpkin-colored bake a lite rollers. Eb key guard resoldered. Some repair on the bow-even. No othere dents or dings. Neck is nice. A rare sax for the Connoisseur. $1800.00
The Buescher "True Tone" alto saxophone, #196921 (1925) Gold Plate!
Classic, Vintage Buescher Saxophone! Rare and Vintage Original GOLD plate in very good condition. Pads are good; has our A1 Service (not a repad, no Buescher Snap-On Pads at this point).  Fair price at $1600 as is.
Buescher "Big B" Aristocrat, #3O4527 (1945)
Vintage sax, a very popular Buescher series, perhaps their next best to the famed Top Hat and Cane (actually right before this), towards the end of the Aristocrat series. This Big B is towards the end of the "Big B" series before the Aristocrat III/Post Big B run. The Big B is the best jazz horn of the entire Buescher series, and has great intonation. Original (to this sax) Buescher "Snap-On" pads and resos. This looks like it was repadded at some point, with mostly Black Roo pads; we are checking on  Original brown ivory rollers. Original condition; this one a “player’s” horn, some 60% original lacquer. Comes in original tres pac case (room for clarinet, (clarinet case included), flute, and alto) in okay condition, latches working. Not yet repadded; can sell as is for a bargain $1250. With Repad, $1750.00.
BUFFET
Buffet Super Dynaction model #7818 (1961)
Made in Paris, France. These early Super Dynaction models are best. Reminds you of a Selmer Paris Mark VI in looks, feel, playability. Clean about 90% original lacquer. Repadded by us with excellent Selmer style pads and flat metal resonators. So says the noted Steven Goodson of the SaxGourmet.com (Vintage Saxophone Value Guide, check it out!), "These treasures should be priced like Selmers from the same era, but they’re not". A bargain at $2500
CONN
Conn "Transitional" model Alto Saxophone #258187 (1933)
A very nice original silver plate and True Transitional as this comes about a year prior to the 6M and has many of the characteristics of the 6M, including the "Naked Lady" engraving on the bell, same side (on the left) bell keys, non nail file G# key, pearl like rollers, and of course the tunable neck plus rolled tone holes. This horn is in line to be totally repadded with high quality pads and conn style metal resonators (with the rivot in the middle), as well as polished so that the plating looks like new. Original case as well. This is a great saxophone and well worth the money for the player or the collector. $2400
Conn "Transitional" model Alto Saxophone #261313(1934)
Avery nice original lacquer, “closet” horn, almost 95%, (WOW!0 and TrueTransitional as this comes about a year prior to the 6M and has many of thecharacteristics of the 6M, including the "Naked Lady" engraving onthe bell, same side (on the left) bell keys, non nail file G# key, pearl likerollers, and of course the tunable neck plus rolled tone holes. This horn hasbeen totally repadded with high quality pads and conn style metal resonators(with the rivot in the middle). Original case as well. This is a great saxophoneand well worth the money for the player or the collector. $2400
Conn Gold Plated "New Wonder"  "Portrait" alto #207XXX
Beautiful Art Deco engraving done justice by a Conn master engraver from the 1920's, in this classic "Portrait" alto. This sax was repadded and plays well. However it has been identified that there are some problems with unevenness in some of the tone holes. We are working to rectify this. $2000
Conn "New Wonder" Chu Berry, #222671, (1929).
Marvelous Polished Silver Plate, very little plating loss.  All new repad, with Conn Style Metal Resonators. Solid, Genuine "New Wonder" Chu Berry restored to it's original condition! An Historical Sax. Has the Tuneable Neck (working); Forked Eb-F trill; Gold Wash Bell. The Chu's after #200K are the favored ones. Nail File G# key. Original Case. Priced fairly as these continue to go up in value. $1500.
Conn 6M #344473 (1951-1952)
Original lacquer, clean, about 75-85%; don’t underestimate these post WWII, non-rolled tone holes Conn 6M’s (and 10M’s); they are great horns! All new pads, this one is a great player with the vintage, and a full, resonant, vibrant 6M sound. Not the original case. Fair price. $1400.00
CANNONBALL
JUPITER
Jupiter CES-760, "Capital Edition"
Yet Another one, very clean, our best one. Essentially an intermediate Jupiter. Silver neck, Silver touches on some of the key work (silver plated keys). Alternate high F# key. These are underrated altos, but considered prized as essentially an intermediate sax by most. it has full service, excellent pads, plays great! Priced well at $750.
Jupiter model JAS-767-769, another nice intermediate alto
intermediate alto, underrated, great pads, VERY CLEAN horn, ready to go!  $700
Jupiter CES-760, "Capital Edition"
Another one, cleaner, less lacquer wear. Essentially an intermediate Jupiter. Silver neck, Silver touches on some of the key work (silver plated keys). Alternate high F# key. These are underrated altos, but considered prized as essentially an intermediate sax by most. it has full service, excellent pads, plays great! Priced well at $700
Jupiter model JAS-767, another nice intermediate alto
underrated, great pads, Nice, clean horn, serviced and ready to go! $550
KING
King Super 20, #367718 (1959)
Great example of the Classic H.N. White Super 20! Prime, One of the best, serial numbers of the Super 20 era, right in that mid to upper level of the #300K. Original lacquer without a doubt, around 60+%.  Definitely a "Player's Horn"; has seen some miles, BUT with our excellent set up will play very well.  Some work done on the bottom bow; bow plate in good shape. Silver neck; art deco starburst engraved low B and Bb  bell keys; ivory rollers, ivory capped side, palm, alt F#, and G# keys. King Greyish Alligator Style case; latches working.  Came to us with good pads; we had several new ones put in with our service. Pads have metal resos; This sax sings! (Pictures you see were taken before any service, including pad work, was performed on the sax; pads do look good as they are, but we will be putting some new ones in.) $3850

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King Zephyr, #420936 (1966)
Still H.N. White. Nice, clean original lacquer with original Silver Neck! New repad with original flat metal resos. Original Alligator-like skin case. Wow! $1800
L.A. SAX
LA Sax Pro “V” Series Alto Saxophone (Black lacquer with Gold Keys)
Probably the “V” Series and Not the “Big Lip” Series which has the rolled tone holes and engraved bell keys, but very close and not that old. Has the straight tone holes, pro features such as semi-precious stones for finger buttons, High F# AND alternate G HIGH KEY! Bell Key “Risers”, strong Bell-Body Brace, Slightly convex metal resonators, beautiful engraving on the bell and neck, deluxe hard carrying case with shoulder straps.  Excellent shape! Serviced with very clean lacquer, excellent pads; Fairly New Looking. Good Deal; Check it out. $950
LEBLANC
Regency by Leblanc (A Conn Selmer Company)
Contemporary Intermediate type of model, made in Taiwan, says on bell: “Regency By Leblanc”. Pro features including lacquered keys, alt high F#, Bell key adjustable risers, adjustable arm for the low Db, extra strong bell-body brace, double metal adjustable screw mechanism on the arm for the “articulated” G/G# mechanism, strong bottom bow to body brace. Excellent pads, sax does not have much use on it, serviced plays FANTASTIC! With a full rich sound. Comes in a brand new case. Great intermediate sax at an affordable price. $850.00
MARTIN
The Martin, #186572 (1953)
Again kind of a Player's horn, about 65-75% original lacquer, Newly repadded with all new pads with somewhat oversized metal resos with a slight dome on them. Some slight ding work done on bow (no bend in bow plate). Two resolders on bow guard on tube (not bell part). Original neck with matching serial number in great shape; no pull down on neck. Plays sweet! With brand new repad, Non descript, older hard case. Good price on this $1600
The Martin, #167160 (1948)
Player's horn, about 50% original lacquer, with excellent pads and setup. Plays sweet!
$1500
The Martin, #167203 (1949)
We are adding to our collection of these very popular vintage Committee “The Martin” saxophones! Again kind of a Player's horn, about 65-75% original lacquer. Original looking pads with no resos; we would repad it. Original neck with matching serial number in great shape; no pull down on neck. Very nice older case, latches working, possibly not original. Good price on this $1300 as is; $1750 with repad.

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The Martin, #208157 (1959)
These later model The Martin’s (also called Committee), post #200,000 are good ones. Not RMC’S yet. This one: Not to be considered a Player's horn, about 85-90% clean (lacquer remaining) original lacquer.. Kinda speckled Original neck with matching serial number in great shape; no pull down on neck. Original case in great shape. Can repad to order; needs one! With brand new repad, $1900. $1450 as is.

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MONIQUE
Monique (Designed by French Engineers), #9604349
Nice, lacquered model, in very good condition; pads look very nice, slight lacquer wear; serviced plays very well. These are the good Moniques, when they say "Designed By French Engineers" and/or "Pro Model". This is no exception; a solid intermediate/Pro-like Alto sax at a good price. $800

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SML
SML King Marigaux, #23412 (1973)
Not a Gold Medal model, but a later model made by the underrated Parisian masters, SML (Strasser Marigaux Lemaires). Solid original lacquer (around 80-85%) sax produced by SML for King in the states, and marketed back in the really 1970's really as rival to the Selmer story. (Selmer Mark VI production was ending right around the time of the manufacture of this particular instrument) And in the French tradition of, made by some Parisian master,  with a certain sound and feel similar to the Selmer Mark VI. A solid sax with all new pads with seamless metal resonators; nice sharp engraving on the bell, it reads "King Marigaux Paris France" on the bell, and comes in the original King case, still solid. $2150.00
The SML Story:
-SML was founded on January 12, 1935 by a group of businessmen headed by Charles Strasser, a businessman who was born in Switzerland; Marigaux, an instrument maker who trained at Buffet-Crampon and Lemaire, a clarinet maker. Saxophone production probably started in or slightly after 1935.
-SML's demise is definitely exaggerated. The last SML Gold Medal saxophone (officially) did roll off the assembly line in 1981 and the last King Marigaux rolled out of the King warehouse about 1986, but SML is still successfully selling medium-voice double reeds and have finally posted a new website: www.marigaux.com
VITO
YANAGISAWA
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Yanagisawa Model 990 Alto Saxophone, #00176188 (1992)
Here is a very nice example of a Yanagisawa A-990 alto saxophone from Yanagisawa, made early in the run of the series. This was Yanagisawa’s top professional model from the 1990’s and it is the predecessor of the A-991, which was recently discontinued and replaced by the Yanagisawa AWO and more expenisve WO Series Alto and Tenor Saxophones. Has some slight lacquer wear, no dents; check out the many pictures.  Underestimated, you don’t see a lot of the Yanagisawa brand. They compare well in regards to any pro sax out there. The Yani brand has it’s own sound: Volumuous, with more character than a Yamaha (?), a dry sound not quite as edgy as a Selmer. Serviced, it is in very good condition with excellent pads and plays great! Good price here for this hard to get Yani professional saxophone! $2395