Cannonball Big Bell Stone Series ALTO Saxophone
This woodwind is no longer for sale (sold on 2009-12-12)
Price : US $1,995.
This is a Cannonball Big Bell Stone Series Professional Alto Saxophone, Model # A5-BS, Silver-Nickel plated, with non-colored standard Silver keys. for more Cannonball saxophone info visit http://www.cannonballmusic.com/stonealto.php
Lacquer: The lacquer is about 98% covering the surface of every nook and cranny on the horn, with an especially beautiful bell and array of stone keys. The only places where the lacquer has worn are the thumb rests and octave key (obviously where it would have). This horn is in excellent condition and plays amazingly.
Horn: Horn is in excellent condition, with a nice big bell about 15% larger than typical bells to increase projection and give a bigger, better sound. Has some smears on low Bb and B natural keys but can be cleaned with a cleaning cloth (I have none available), as I have cleaned them before and made them look brand shiny new.
Age: I have had this horn since May of 2008, so it is about 1 1/2 years old (I bought it new), but from any view looks completely new, sounds the same too (sound never changes unless its a vintage horn), as you can tell from the pictures.
Keys/Pads: The finger pearls are replaced with beautiful black and gray granite stones. Also stoned keys are the high D, E, F palm keys, as well as the side keys (in pictures). Stones also located on G# key (in pictures), AND on the necks. This feature was a design ADVANTAGE used by Cannonball to maximize resonance and intonation from the ne
This woodwind is sold (sold on 2009-12-12)
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