Wonderful, mellow sounding 1920's King Saxello with ORIGINAL gold lacquer finish. This instrument is in nice condition for its age and shows crisp engraving as evidenced by the photograph. There is a small dent in the neck and the keys and lacquer show typical oxidization commensurate with their original status.The instrument could probably benefit from a cleaning and a polishing, but I don't want to do anything to damage the original finish. Otherwise, the pads seal well on this instrument and it is ready to play right out of its original 1920's case. This instrument also includes the original instrument stand that attaches to the body, the original music lyre, a modern Yamaha mouthpiece and ligature, and a box of reeds. Here is a chance to own a rare piece of saxophone history! The Saxello is a Bb Soprano saxophone with it's own unique form. The Saxello was introduced in 1924-25 and had a half turned bell with curved top. White Company felt that the Saxello offered: improved tone, added comfort, ease of playing and better flash. On November 2, 1926 The Saxello was Patented becoming one of the first of many improvements made to King Saxophones. Unfortunately, The Saxello became a victim of the cut backs of the great depression and production stopped in the late 1930's.
The Saxello was mostly made in satin silver but there were a few made with gold plating and artist engraving. Today top manufactures of musical instruments produce Saxello's for many of the same reasons The H.
The item "RARE King Saxello Soprano Saxophone Original Gold Lacquer Finish" is in sale since Friday, September 16, 2016. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Band & Orchestral\Saxophones". The seller is "bassoonist" and is located in Novi, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, to China, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, TH, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, RU, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CL, CO, CR, DO, PA, TT, GT, SV, HN, JM, AG, AW, BZ, DM, GD, KN, LC, MS, TC, BB, BD, BM, BN, BO, EC, EG, GF, GG, GI, GP, IS, JE, JO, KH, KY, LI, LK, LU, MC, MO, MQ, MV, NI, OM, PE, PK, PY, RE.