Vintage King Super 20 Alto Saxophone in Original Lacquer Finish, Serial #448317
Early Eastlake King Super 20
This is a vintage King Super 20 alto saxophone in original lacquer, serial number 448317. It was manufactured by King shortly after the transition to Eastlake Ohio. These are great players for anyone looking for an alto with a lot of power. This one in particular show cases the original lacquer finish with the trade mark sunburst engraving on the bell keys. The alto has seen plenty of past performances as well as some history of past repair. Its body tube, bow and bell are all in nice shape. The bow cap is also in excellent condition and was never pushed in. The sax also includes the original single socket neck. It is in good shape showing cosmetic character to match with the rest of the saxophone.
This sax is currently awaiting a professional overhaul in our shop. We will take the instrument apart and give it a good cleaning followed by precise key fitting and adjustments of all the key work. Once complete it will be in perfect playing condition with all new premium leather pads, metal domed resonators as well as new felts and corks. While the sax is apart in the shop we will also remove the dings which are on the horn.
The Super 20 is the ideal saxophone for anyone who loves a powerful voice with a lot of cutting power. These saxophones a great for work in straight jazz, lead alto and are especially great for R&B bands. This sax ships out in perfect playing condition with the original wood King hard case.