I also have the original in tact, and will include it for collectors, but I dont recommend using it as it has one 2 piece that has been reglued and it is very fragile. The replacement is very durable and I have been very happy with it for years as my #2 alto.
The horn plays marvelously and effortlessly with amazing intonation. Tone is bright and even throughout the scale. An original Conn Comet 7 mouthpiece is included. This was the mouthpiece designed for and with this horn by Santy Runyon and the combination is magical.
Keywork is tight and feels great - very quick! The funky Sugru thumb hook is easily removable, but I really like it personally. I can remove it at your request, though. Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.The item "Vintage Conn 28M Alto Saxophone, Roo Pads" is in sale since Thursday, November 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Parts & Accessories\Mouthpieces". The seller is "midtownmusicshopmemphis" and is located in Memphis, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Mexico, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, 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, Uruguay.