King Zephyr Special Alto Saxophone: Before and After

Just finished an overhaul of a gorgeous King Zephyr Special alto sax.

This one in particular features an incredibly rare silver/gold finish with full pearl touch pieces, and is in immaculate condition.

Work included cleaning, polishing of both the plating and the pearls, new pads/corks, very light dent work, post alignment, pad cup flattening, key straightening, spring balancing, and adjustment of all pads/keys. In addition, the right and left hand stack keys were loose, so new rod screws were made both in order to avoid marring the keys by swedging, and to guarantee durability over time. This thing is incredibly stable, plays effortlessly, and was a joy to work on.




Although I don’t play saxophone, it’s a very beautiful instrument. Excellent work and quality.

Laurence Cousins October 10, 2022

A great vintage saxophone king zephyr special alto… would love to have one ( made of brass original liq. ). I play the Buschers… artistcrat ’s …. ,400s ….. .. keep me posted !!

Arthur Rambo August 15, 2022

Loving that silver and gold plating on the King Zephyr saxophone art added to music.

David Doucette April 19, 2022

I had one just like this one stolen from me about 2 years ago!!!

Would sure like to find it!

Paul Linnell April 19, 2022

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