Supplied with leadpipes for both trumpet and cornet shanks. The first Piccolo trumpets in the Yamaha range were introduced in 1970. Yes, Now that I look at my purplish-magenta logo on the horn post ten above it has the Yami logo the three tuning forks , in large print Yamaha and underneath, in smaller letters, Japan, with absolutely no engraving, anywhere. Serial numbers are not typically stamped there, but these areas are worth checking. He said our horn would be marked made in Japan on the body tube below the serial number, as surely any 52 with this low of a number 004902A would have been made in Japan, and, at the very least the body tube would have been.
There are also no extant serial number charts, even for dealers. It has a completely new design leadpipe and leadpipe assembly, make only a 90 degree curve and drop rather than the earlier full 180 degree bend. In most cases the reason is for the one stated above, but it is always worth checking when buying an instrument. Since Yamaha Music Foundation was established in 1966, it has generated a wide range of music activities throughout global society, including Yamaha music schools, and the Junior Original Concert. She worked on it for a bit, then put me on hold for a long bit, then came back and very unconvincingly told me our horn was made in Japan. And, made in Japan, assembled in Japan, as only student and intermediate models were assembled in Michigan! The brace style and position as well as the 1st valve trigger position seem to confirm this. These instruments are so uncommon that collecting enough samples to compile data on them is proving very slow and difficult.
Maestro mouthpiece receiver engraving with standard Yamaha bell engraving. You want head spinning, go research sixties Gibson guitars! On mine I'm going with Japan and I'm sticking to it. Yamaha Yamaha is a large conglomerate company which makes everything from vehicle engines, motorcycles, vast other products and musical instruments. By all accounts the specifications remained unchanged, other than those listed above. Focusing on the Piccolo Trumpet range here, it would seem that there were 4 models within the 1970-1975 range. So saxophones may not be numbered sequentially.
No examples or catalogue references have been found yet. . The most obvious difference between the Xeno range and the Maestro range is the redesigned braces and 1st slide trigger position. Images, sounds, and text used herein may have their own copyright and most are used by permission. Serial numbers are typically longer and are comprised mostly of numbers. We have seen on this forum that information, true or not, gets woven into our internet fabric of knowledge. This cornet is near identical to a Bach 184 cornet.
She should stick with the Big 4, Buffet, Selmer, Leblanc or Yamaha, which will be The serial numbers match up on the clarinet. The 915 is characterised by its 1st valve slide being straight or parallel to the leadpipe. Why do people sometimes mask the last three digits of a serial number? Download links are valid only for a certain number of days and have a limit on number of downloads - please contact us with your order number and date of purchase to reset it. If it has been stolen recently, the legal owner may have registered it with an online database of. He told me again where to look, I told him directly below the serial number is the bow seam! After 1980 the Vito serials don't seem to match. There can be, however, an A suffix to the model number i.
You should be able to contact them through. John Is it a straight or curved neck? The original was a 3 piston valve model, whilst its replacement remained the same with 3 piston valves but the inclusion of a second 3rd valve slide with a rotary valve with an additional slide. I'm hoping to collect a large enough sample of instruments to provide a reasonable estimation to the date of manufacture of most of the Yamaha Saxophones. So it is unclear as to where the model numbers cross over with what is promoted by the marketing department and what is actually stamped on them. Check the area around any inscribed designs, messages or the brand names.
So far I have documented instruments with: 1. Further, you could look at the as that does have some serial number ranges listed. Between these two calls I was referred, on a parts matter, to Mark, a higher up in their service organization. We do know that there was a change in tonehole placement at some point in the production. Serial numbers starting with a 1? It was produced in limited numbers for one year only in 1982. Since 1887, when it began producing reed organs, the Yamaha Corporation in Japan then Nippon Gakki Co.
These models seem to use a 5 digit serial number and also have a stamp to indicate the pitch and bore size. The stylized reflect the same fonts used on the documented Yamaha Trumpets of the same time period. We don't publish actual rates in different currencies as this is constantly changing so we advise you check with a live currency conversion site such as xe. We probably have all seen bell information with the country the home offices of the manufacturer, with a different made in country elsewhere, such as the Ida Maria Grassi logo looking identical to that of the original owning company, save for the words made in, just saying Italy. A model number is typically shorter and may have a word in it. Bb and A, unlike the earlier one which were only pitched in C. Thus older horns could go out before those made in a now new location.
Lightweight with a yellow brass bell, it also has a small bore of 10. Products in stock We usually post within 3 days of receiving an order. Serial numbers begin with a 0? Each new Yamaha model starts with a new sequential serial number sequence. I can recall seeing some Maestro cornets with Maestro engraving on the bell, others without bell markings but Maestro engraving on the mouthpiece receiver. We are unable to give exact delivery times, but generally packages to Europe can take 2 - 7 days, outside Europe 4 - 14 days. The first models are from , they pre-date the Maestro range, are characterized by having a brace on the tuning slide and were Yamaha's first model to return to the traditional style leadpipe bend at the valve block rather than the Schilke style drop.
This will be updated and completed as time allows. It really only matters if you're selling it, it won't change how it plays or sounds. I've seen serial numbers starting with a 1 or 2? They have a very nice spread of all current instruments with specs. There are some speculative lists that have been compiled privately to aid in approximating the year of manufacture online, including the following: Your professional grade Yamaha 62 series tenor Looks like a 62I so called purple logo horn from the 1980's appears to be in very good, original condition. In case anyone here is interested: Purchased new in 1982 from I believe.