Price/Feature Comparison

Suzuki
Pro Classics
Yamaha
684H
Sankyo
– Prima
Maramatsu
GX

Price $1999.50 $2695 –
$3599
$2695 –
$4100
$3900 –
$4850
Solid Silver Body
& Head Joint
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Engraved Lip Plate
& Key Rings
Yes No No No
Italian Double
Skin Pads
Yes Yes No Yes
Imported Blue
Steel Springs
Yes Yes Yes Yes
B Foot Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gizmo Key Yes No No Yes
Open Hole Yes Yes Yes Yes
Split E Yes No No
(add $300)
No
(add $300)
Offset G Yes Yes Yes Yes
French Arms Yes Yes Yes Yes
Case Fruitwood with
padded cover &
embroidered
logo
Deluxe Deluxe Deluxe


Suzuki
Pro Classics
Yamaha
Custom CSG
Selmer
Recital
Buffet
Crampon R13

Price $1299.50 $2291 –
$3794
$2795 –
$5134
$2901 –
$4279
Imported either black ebony wood or granadilla wood Yes Yes Yes Yes
Silver plated keys Yes No Yes Yes
Italian double skin Pads (or similar) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Imported blue steel spings Yes Yes Yes Yes
Undercut tone holes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Post anchors Yes No Yes Yes
Number of keys 17 17 18 17
Two barrels Yes No Yes No
Mouthpiece, ligature, Cap Yes
(leather ligature)
Yes Yes Yes
Rosewood reed case Yes No No No
Thumb Rest Adjustable Adjustable Adjustable Fixed
Case Leather trim
embroidered logo
Deluxe Deluxe Deluxe


Suzuki
Pro Classics
Getzen Eterna Yamaha Xeno Bach Stradivarius

Price $1199.50 $1900 –
$2470
$1995 –
$2331
$2279 –
$3220
Silver body Yes Yes No Yes
Heavy duty valve springs Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gold trim
(squared valve caps & nuts)
Yes No No Available
Valve buttons made of real abalone shell Yes No Yes
(pearl)
No
Double brace Yes No Yes No
Double water keys Yes Yes Yes Yes
Two finger hooks Yes Yes Yes Yes
Monel valves Yes No No Yes
Hand lapped pistons Yes Yes Yes Yes
Red brass leadpipe or receiver pipe Yes No No No
Mouthpiece Yes Yes Yes Yes
Case Leather trim
& embroidered
logo
Deluxe Deluxe Deluxe