The ligature is a "V" stamped with the 4 dots on the plate. Most of them sit flat against the reed. This lig is older than the piece and the cap too is not original but fits. The original owner sent this to Theo many years ago who optimized the original facing and added a custom baffle.
Theo Wanne Mantra2 Alto Saxophone. This is Theo Wanne's 2018, newest edition to his saxophone line. This is an amazing alto sax that I personally love to play. Comparing it to the. The body is. I also have open access to the complete line of Theo Wanne.
Theo Wanne Mantra Soprano Saxophone - Vintified or Platinum Plated Finish. New Theo Wanne Mantra Soprano Saxophone - Vintified or Platinum Plated. This is a real gem of a horn! The below info is from the Theo Wanne site.
Theo Wanne Curved Soprano Vintified / Unlacquered Finish w/ Gold Lacquered Keys. Straight – The classic straight soprano. Big full and clear sound. Tipped (curved) Neck – The tipped neck adds warmth and texture to the sound.
This model is Curved so it's a bit brighter and livelier. Big super clean sound that is easy to hear as the bell points upwards. "The MANTRA is a new chapter in Soprano Saxophone History. You must try the new Theo Wanne Mantra soprano, it will take your playing to another higher level.
If you know anything about mouth piece refacing, you're likely already familiar with Theo Wanne. His mouthpiece refacing kit has what you need to get started on learning to repair and alter mouthpieces.