It is completely original and in great shape. The tip, table and rails are al perfect.
This piece is an early, 3 digit, handmade guardala and it was made for Julius as an artist piece. Dave put lots of extra work into this one and it has a beautiful full sound, unlike any other studio I've ever played. The piece is marked with with JH (Julius Hemphill) and Dg and the GSA (gold studio alto). This piece is completely original including the facing.Don't miss out on a chance to own a piece of jazz history! The item "Guardala Studio Handmade Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece-Legend Owned-Julius Hemphill" is in sale since Monday, July 03, 2017. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Parts & Accessories\Mouthpieces". The seller is "2saxy4u" and is located in Riverside, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.