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General - Altus Headjoint
Renowned for producing the trademark Altus sound, Altus handcrafted headjoints are offered with three different cuts and a variety of tubing material.
The Altus Classic Cut – Known for producing the classic Altus sound, the Classic Cut provides warmth with a pure tonal center and excellent projection with flexibility and an infinite color palette.
The Altus Z-Cut™ – Has an open and free sound with a darker tonal color. The Z-Cut™ has a more rectangular embouchure hole with minimum over and undercutting, producing a quick response without sacrificing flexibility and control.
The Altus V-Cut – is capable of producing exceptional depth without sacrificing flexibility. The V-Cut is one of Altus most powerful headjoints, and features a high front wall and steep angled lip plate.
Models and Pricing
Description Price .925 Sterling silver $1365 .958 Britannia silver $1595 .958 Britannia silver Seamed $1995 .997 Pure Silver $2100 .946 Altus Limited Seamed (Altus Silver™) $2310 14k gold Call for Price
Upgrade Price 14k gold riser $700 14k gold lip and riser $1785 Medium Heavy Wall (.40mm)* $50 Heavy Wall (.43mm)* $75 18k Gold Atsui Plating $1260 Platinum Atsui Plating $1995
* Not available on .958 Britannia Silver Seamed, .997 Pure Silver or .946 Altus Silver™