The second thing that is rather unique about Akustik saxophones, is the shape of their left. . The brand was then replaced by Weltklang. The Yamaha saxes are tremendously good choices for new students. For overseas shipment, please contact me.
Products in stock We usually post within 3 days of receiving an order. I've read in the jupiter forum here that the last 3 numbers are the model number, so what do the first 3 numbers mean. For example, here is Weltklang tenor 3975 that sports those orange glass key touches its predecessor was well known for. They used to come to me with a nickel-plated octave key. This may just be paranoia as I have never heard of this happening, nor can I understand how it could happen.
The action of the instrument plays awesome but could be improved with minor action repairment. Contact the person that has sold or is selling the instrument to see if they have any further information concerning the serial number's location or absence. It can easily take a student all the way through high school, into college. Jupiter needs all the help it can get in changing people's perception of their horns. I haven't found any reference tables for Vitos out there, so I started this one for myself and decided to share it. Does anyone know how to decode that serial? I tried to find out what these cost new, but I'm not sure if this model is even being made any more. They were publicly owned and were routinely combined with other organizational units called Kombinate.
No were does it say Taiwan which it is supposed to, either near the logo or near the serial number. I have ordered an oval pearl already. This is the minimum information that must be provided for an assessment, identification, and monetary evaluation: 1. I have never played the Yamaha but this Jupiter is a great sax and smooth as silk to finger with a great tone and intonation. Some general info about There are now three tables on this page. Please do a search of your download destination directory before contacting us. I also want to compile similar tables for the whole LeBlanc family.
If they are reasonable saxophones then I shall take it to my local Dawkes and get them to solder the relevant parts and then give it a blow. I need to break it up into individual pages, or. It also comes with a ligature and a neck strap. Comes with hard carrying case, in excellent condition, as well as neck strap, wax, cleaning kit and additional new reeds. Ideally you should have a record of the serial number with your sales receipt and won your insurance details. Then in 1950, they began manufacturing tenors as well. It works with the Jupiter alto saxes with a Hi F.
LeBlanc branded saxes, Noblet, Beaugnier, etc. The entire Jupiter 500 series are made in China and the Jupiter 700 series are assembled in Taiwan. It's a student level instrument and I hate seeing people paying so much for an entry level sax. The age of Jupiter instruments may be determined by adding one to the first digit of the serial number. Model Start End 1 1904 750 1920 750 1922 4,450 1926 4,451 1926 14,000 1931 11,951 1928 18,700 1935 14,000 1931 28,000 1939 20,900 1935 35,800 1947 27,000 1938 30,000 1941 33,401 1946 55,200 1954 55,201 1954 378,000 1985 231,000 1974 315,500 1981 315,501 1981 378,800 378,801 1986 unknown unknown 2001 unknown Images, sounds, and text used herein may have their own copyright and most are used by permission. The problem with this system is that Jupiter has been manufacturing instruments for over a decade.
Jupiter marketed instruments in countries other than the U. But the Yamaha lacquer is renowned for being super tough I believe. All Jupiter instruments work on a simple coding system 3 Letters, 3 numbers then a suffix. They market Medici, Advantage, Altus, among other product lines. Does the new one have this cutout? It is intended for the Jupiter alto models 667 and 669. Serial numbers are typically longer and are comprised mostly of numbers. The left pinkie cluster is shaped very much like that of.
This purchase comes with the stock mouthpiece and the Yamaha 4c Mouthpiece which is said to be the greatest beginner mouthpiece on the market. All Jupiter instruments are manufactured outside the U. They now come to me with a lacquered brass key as shown. So saxophones may not be numbered sequentially. But the horn is solid and straight and ready to play. When it arrives I will install it if it is the right size and shape. The lacquered brass key has the profile of the Roman god Jupiter engraved on the octave key.
It plays up and down effortlessly with excellent intonation. I had, frankly, not really considered that. Pads, springs, felt and natural cork are imported from Italy and synthetic cork is imported from France. A serial number can of course be used to identify a stolen instrument. Is it worth spending a £200 to bring it back to it's full glory? The saxophones built by the Sächsische Musikinstrumentenfabrik were sold under the name Akustik. I'm not sure when they started using just the Jupiter case logo.
There are definitely some diamonds in the rough from that era. Getting back to Akustik… Originally the Sächsische Musikinstrumentenfabrik produced only alto saxophones. Enrico Weller commenting on the. Good photos of the entire horn, back and front. I've got lots more pictures than I have put links to here. Due to the ever increasing labour cost, repairing a perfectly good but low in market value saxophone is, often times, costing as much as one would pay for a saxophone in no ned of repair.