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Very Pretty! Vintage H. Couf Superba I Alto Saxophone Made by Julius Keilwerth, Serial #86679

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Product ID: 86679CoufSup1Alt


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Couf Superba I – Rolled Tone Holes – Made in Germany
This is a vintage H. Couf Superba I alto saxophone, serial number 86679. The Superba I model features highly comfortable key work, rolled tone holes and a bore that is slightly larger in comparison to most modern altos today. The Superba I is keyed to high F#. This one in particular has a quick and easy response to air flow. The sonic character is on the warmer side. This is a highly flexible player and is the kind of instrument you could use in any musical situation. 
The body of the sax is in great shape showing off a pretty original lacquer finish. There is some honest play wear around the body of the sax but nothing serious. There is zero history of previous repair on the sax. It has never received any major dent repair and there have been zero re-solders in the past. The original neck is with the alto and is also in pristine condition. 
Saxquest received this saxophone on a set of pads well past their prime. As such it is currently in the Saxquest shop awaiting a professional re-pad. Once complete the alto will be in perfect playing condition and will feature brand new Valentino pads, resonators, new corks, felts and a precise key regulation. The alto ships out in perfect playing condition with the original Couf case.