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I would like to have a lyre to use with my 1951 The Martin Alto, not because it's going to be a marching band horn, but, because I'd like to have the ability to use it in that context if I wanted to.

NOT going on field, just a parade or two per year.

Apparently these are ridiculously rare, or they don't really exist, HAHAHAHA.

Anyone want to sell theirs? Or, alternatively, offer suggestions?

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Doesn't exactly work that way, the Martin "Committee III" saxophones don't have a traditional lyre holder bracket. They used a system that used the neck screw position on the front of their proprietary neck.

If you've seen the neck "receiver" and tenon set up, you'll understand WHY a "traditional" lyre is useless to me.

I'd rather not make modifications to the instrument itself.

PS. This is the item in question and where it connects to the instrument:

Musical instrument Brass instrument Wind instrument Metal Woodwind instrument


Not mine, I found the pic on the web.
 
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