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Bassic Sax

23.06.2017, 19:01




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1000 Series (185)
The 1000 Series was an intermediate level horn made in Germany by B&S
Alto, Baritone, Soprano, Tenor
2001 Series (147)
According to Dave Kessler, whose shop was an authorized B&S dealer, the 2001 Series and Medusa were pretty much the identical horns. This is how he described them on the Kessler & Sons website:

The B&S Series 2001 is the predecessor to the Medusa. For the tenor sax, the body tube is the identical design to the Medusa. There are only a few minor differences in key design. Here are the few differences we have been able to identify:

                               Series 2001                         Medusa (Series 2006)
Low C/D# Cluster  2 Separate Rods        1 Split Rod Mechanism
LH C#-B Rollers     2 Separate Rollers      1 Roller, 1 Tilting Connector Roller

Alto, Tenor
500 Series (14)
This student model instrument was made in Taiwan. It was introduced in 1998, and was to be the replacement for the Weltklang. Production was ceased in 2002 when it was replaced by the 600 Series.
Alto 990630, Alto Serial # ?, Alto Serial # ?
600 Series (28)
These Taiwanese-made horns were introduced in 2002 and were the replacements for the 500 Series.

Both the 500 & the 600 Series were considered a student model instrument.

Alto Serial # ?, Model SC 620 - Curved Soprano, Soprano Serial # ?
Codera (178)
Alto, Tenor
Medusa (209)
According to Dave Kessler, whose shop was an authorized B&S dealer, the 2001 Series and Medusa were pretty much the identical horns. This is how he described them on the Kessler & Sons website:

The B&S Series 2001 is the predecessor to the Medusa. For the tenor sax, the body tube is the identical design to the Medusa. There are only a few minor differences in key design. Here are the few differences we have been able to identify:

                             Series 2001             Medusa (Series 2006)
Low C/D# Cluster 2 Separate Rods     1 Split Rod Mechanism
LH C#-B Rollers    2 Separate Rollers   1 Roller, 1 Tilting Connector Roller

Alto, Baritone, Tenor
Stencils (464)
Accent Alto 016259, Allora, Antoine Courtois, Chicago Jazz, Dave Guardala, Ernie Northway, F. Schmidt, Musica, Richard Keilwerth Tenor #?


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