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Vintage THE MARTIN ALTO - Custom Silver Plated & New Pads - Serial # 171866

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Gorgeous Custom Silver Plate Job!!

This is a custom restored Martin Committee “The Martin Alto” alto saxophone, serial number 171866. This sax was recently custom silver plated and the work looks incredible. It is a sight to see!

 

The work is top notch on this alto. It features a frosted, matte silver plated body, with burnished “shiny” silver plated keywork, and inlayed in the engraving, with gold wash inside the bell. A breathtaking display of craftsmanship. The sax was also repadded, using firm leather pads and oversized TM Custom brass screwback resonators.

 

All that silver plating seems to have made this a slightly darker horn. It still has the nice presence you'd expect on a Martin of this vintage, but definitely seems to have a warmer, more colorful tone. The sax ships with original neck, with matching serial number, and in a hard case.