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Pre-Owned Yanagisawa A992 Alto Saxophone

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Buy second hand with confidence

Unless stated otherwise, all of our pre-owned, ex-demo and ex-display instruments are cleaned and checked, set up or serviced in our workshop prior to sale.

Our Description

Yanagisawa are a specialist saxophone manufacturer, and have been producing top-end instruments since 1954. The 992 alto has a rich velvety tone with great clarity and projection, and the keywork is strong, and well-engineered but responsive.

General Condition

Cleaned, checked and adjusted in our workshop prior to sale. This saxophone is in lovely condition throughout with a few small scratches and expected wear to the laquer on a couple of keys. 

Condition Report

Condition can be highly subjective. This information is to be taken as a guide only. E&OE.

  • Corks (1 to 10): 10
  • Lacquer (%): 97
  • Mechanism (1 to 10): 10
  • Padding (1 to 10): 10


  • Bronze body, bow, bell and crook
  • Gold lacquered brass keywork 
  • Front F mechanism (spatula style)
  • High F# key (spatula style)
  • Adjustable metal thumbrest
  • Adjustable keyguards
  • Detachable hand-engraved bell
  • Double-connected table keys
  • Underslung crook
  • Teflon inner octave system - ensures smooth operation of the octave mechanism
  • Double arm keys for extra strength
  • Metal reflectors on pads for added resonance
  • Sway-free F-auxiliary key mechanism - prevents the right-hand balance key resonating when playing low notes, resulting in a cleaner sound

What's Included

  • Case with carry handle
  • Neck strap
  • Cork grease
  • Single V12 Vandoren strength 2.5 reed
  • Choice of plastic and metal mouthpiece

Item Details

Item number: C140965 (Please quote this Item Number if you contact us about this item)
Serial number: 263***
Manufacturer: Yanagisawa
Model number: A992
Category: Pre-Owned Alto Saxophones

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