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Late Vintage Otto Link Tone Edge Hard Rubber Mouthpiece for Alto .078”

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Tone Edge - .078”
This a nice older Otto Link hard rubber Tone Edge for alto saxophone. The exact history of this piece is unknown but looking at it closely and comparing it to a few other pieces in our collection there are a couple points to mention. The piece shows an older mold cut around the body and an older style baffle under the tip rail. The baffle is reminiscent of the thumb print shape of the Early Babbitt vintage. This particular piece has seen a good bit of play time in the past. You can still see the faint Tone Edge stamp on the outer body but all the white coloring is gone at this point. In direct light you can very faintly make out the 6* stamp on the side of the piece, however we did not have much luck getting it to show up in the photos. 
 
 
As it sits the tip opening on the piece currently measures .078”. It is very likely some work was done to this piece at some point in time. The condition of the table, tip and rails is very clean with minimal cosmetic blemishing from past play time. 
 
This is a very nice piece as a player. It takes the air in with a nice free blowing response and feel. The sound is a bit on the brighter side and it keeps a consistent focused quality. This would be a great piece for the versatile jazz alto player. 
 
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