Very open HR Otto Links (#12 I believe). They were a transitional type piece. Someone recently posted a photo comparing 3 otto link models and one of them was the same type as Lacy's. http://forum.saxontheweb.net/showthread.php?164080-Soprano-Otto-Lnks
Check www.sopranoplanet.com - Joe had a photo of Lacy's mouthpiece on his website. He had three of these made for him and used them for the last 30yrs (approx) of his life.
The reeds he used were soft - 1.5
I've seen photo's from earlier in his career and he was playing a Slant Sig Link as well as Selmer Soloist - HR and Metal.
Check this thread for great pictures that show the real difference between Steve's Link type and other Links. The real square chamber Link is the same size as a modern Link, for reference. Steve's style is the one in the middle
Just another quick observation to share: I have had about 6 of those "Lacy" style Links through here, including Steve's and the one I play.
Each of them had that "racetrack oval throat" but every one of them was a bit different in shape- some were rounder, some were narrower, some were more square (but not nearly square in reality). And each had a slight but real difference in the way it played.
BTW, the workmanship on Steve's piece, done at the Link factory, was beautiful in every respect. There was obviously a lot of time and care given to making Steve's pieces. I only saw the last of his Links, which makes me wonder about the others, if he chose to play the others over that last one. And the last one is a gem!
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