Model.925 Sterling silver, .958 Britannia silver, .958 Britannia silver Seamed, .997 Pure Silver, .946 Altus Limited Seamed
Headjoint UpgradeNone, 14k riser, 14k gold lip and riser
Heavy WallNone, Medium Heavy Wall (.40mm), Heavy Wall (.43mm)
MiscNone, 18k Gold Atsui Plating, Platinum Atsui Plating
Headjoint TypeAltus Classic Cut, Altus V-Cut, Altus Z-Cut
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
|.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|
|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™