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Sweet Pro Player! Original Lacquer Yamaha 61 'Purple Logo' Tenor Sax, Serial #013268

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Our Price: $ 2,395.00

Product ID: 013268AYTS61Ten

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Overhauled by Saxquest Shop – Ready to Play
This is a very nice Yamaha YTS-61 tenor saxophone with “Purple Logo” in original lacquer finish, serial number 013268. The Yamaha 61 was the first professional saxophone manufactured by Yamaha. It showcases an extra long J shaped guard along the bell keys and modern key work to high F#.This one was freshly overhauled in our shop by tech Hunter Murray. The professional overhaul included a complete dissemble, cleaning, key fitting and replacement of all the materials. It is now fully regulated with a new set of Valentino premium pro pads, nylon resonators, new corks and felts. This tenor ships in perfect playing condition with the original wood hard case. 
 
The body of this saxophone is in great shape showing some honest play wear but it has no history of major past repair or re-solders. Its original lacquer finish is pretty clean from top to bottom showing some acid bleed. Acid bleed is caused my trapped moisture coming to the surface from under the lacquer. This is purely cosmetic and has no impact on how the instrument performs. All of the keys, posts and key guards are present and in nice original condition. This saxophone includes the original Yamaha neck with off red Yamaha emblem. The neck has never been pulled down. 
 
These 61 tenors are great pro players. In direct comparison to the modern Yamaha 62 these older 61's tend to have a little less resistance and are often a little warmer. I found this horn to have a rich sonic character, medium warm in color. This is a super flexible player and would be a perfect horn for any pro player looking for a lot of quality with out breaking the bank. 
 
This tenor ships out in perfect playing condition fully overhaul with original Yamaha wood hard case.