The Brilhart Personaline is one of the best vintage alto pieces for a balanced, projecting alto tone that doesnt sound just like every other mouthpiece. It was Briliharts top-of-the-line in its day, and is well made with the marbled tooth guard and gold lettering. The L5 is a comfortable. 067 tip that is around a Meyer 4.
Works great with a medium reed. This mouthpiece has teeth marks on the tooth guard. They are hard to see but you can feel them. The tip opening and facing length is stamped as'L5' which means'Medium-Long' according to the old Brilhart catalog.
In reality this piece has a tip opening'round about 0.072 - 0.075 (I can't measure it accurately), a rollover baffle, straight side-walls, and a medium oval chamber. It plays like a smooth Meyer, but can be edgier when pushed. According to Theo Wanne's website. Personaline: These were their top of the line mouthpiece. They had a Personaline model identical in interior shape to all the above mouthpieces [Tonalin, Ebolin & Tonalite & Hard Rubber].These all had a unique'Vita-Curve facing on them. The item "Vintage Brilhart Personaline L5 Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece" is in sale since Friday, November 24, 2017. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Parts & Accessories\Mouthpieces". The seller is "slacker888" and is located in Westbrook, Connecticut. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.