The 700 Series saxes have been given the thumbs-up by pro musicians for their clean rich tone, smooth key action, and metal resonators resulting in increased projection. This is a great investment for the advancing student looking an affordable step up instrument with outstanding specs. Don't be fooled by this student horn - it's a real winner. Yellow brass body with gold lacquer finish ,Power forged brass keys with needle steel springs ,Wrapped octave key with stop post ,Auxiliary high F# key, Adjustable palm keys, Articulated G# key with titling Bb rocker arm ,Fine adjustable screws on D, E, F, A, B keys ,Waterproof pads & adjustable thumb hook. Please Note: While there are new instruments available from other countries that cost significantly less, The Music Place only chooses to stock products that we know meet our stringent quality demands so that you may be assured of playability, reliability and resale value from all our instruments.