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The Martin Alto (Music Man Model) Saxophone

For sale The Martin Alto saxophone, also called Committee III, serial no. 218xxx (1962). This is “The Official Music Man model” with RMC shield. This saxophone hes been overhauled recently, all new pads with flat metal resonators. This The Martin Alto saxophone is cosmetically in excellent shape with original lacquer and springs, it plays smoothly from top to bottom with light action those horns are known for. There is some lacquer loss on the bow Continue reading

The Martin Alto (Committee III) Saxophone (2)

SoldFor sale The Martin Alto (Committee III) saxophone, serial no. 187xxx (1954). This saxophone is fully restored a few years ago at Roberto Buttus (Italy) workshop, original lacquer (I think) still here at about 60% and it plays smoothly from top to bottom and gig ready. It has Reso-Tech resonators, original case, end plug and matching serial on body and neck, no mouthpiece. There are a few resolders, two on low b, b flat key guard post and one on low c# post (very common on those Martins) and thumb hook base. There is also small dent on bow guard but I think the bow tube is not affected (pics). It has full, round and medium dark sound and it is loud horn due to Reso-Tech resonators. Continue reading

The Martin Alto (Committee III) Saxophone

SoldFor sale The Martin Alto (Committee III) saxophone, serial no. 210xxx (1960). Original lacquer at 90%, fresh overhaul, it plays smoothly from top to bottom and gig ready. It has brass Reso-Tech resonators, original case, end plug, mouthpiece, matching serial number on body and neck. There are no any resolders or dents. It has full, round, focused and powerful sound characteristic for The Martins of this period and plays with fast and light action. This one is loud horn due to Reso-Tech resonators. Continue reading