Nicolas Trefeil


Becs saxophone - Refacing.   Vintage saxophones  -  Mouthpieces service - refacing

 



Great players and famous teachers 


 special model mouthpieces of the past.



  1846 - 1980 



 Lafleur London (British market only):



   " Benny Carter "model. 


            ( alto and tenor sax)  (1935)


            (based on personnal Benny Carter Otto                       Link Four Star mouthpiece). 



* Alto and tenor  mouthpieces was available in silver plated brass or hard rubber.

* 2 facing lenghts available:  "A" type: normal facing and "B" type : short facings,  and 4   distinct tip openings.

Model
 Tip opening
Alto n° 1 Close
  1,48 mm- 0,58"
 Alto n° 2 Medium
 
 Alto n° 3 Open
 
 Alto n° 4 Very open
 
 Tenor n° 1 Close
 
 Tenor n° 2 Medium
 
 Tenor n° 3 Open
  1,50 mm - 0,59 "
 Tenor n° 4 Very open
 
 
 
 


To the right:


 Benny Carter holding his Pennsylvania

 ( Keilwerth made) Special" Benny Carter"   Saxophone fitted with "Benny  Carter" model mouthpiece.

 

Below: tenor model