‘Eight Thirty’ - UPDATE
‘Currently going through the Buffing stage, key guards have been buffed and re-lacquered,
Next, all new pads
The story of 'eight thirty'
Over the next few weeks you can follow the story of ‘Eight Thirty’
‘Eight Thirty is a Yanagisawa Japanese Baritone Sax built in the late 1970’s.
It has arrived in good shape with very minor dents which will easily be removed, excellent keywork with virtually no movement between post and rods.
Shocking lacquer but no pitting.
So far (see pictures) ‘Eight Thirty’ has had all keys removed,lacquer removed and an acid bath
Next will be repad, buff,re-lacquer, new springs
will be up for sale soon
I will keep you posted
why Eight Thirty’ ...............that’s the serial number