Denis Wick's original design gives clarity, precision, and a very easily controlled, centered sound. It adds more brilliance and richer upper overtones than the convex outer profiles of other designs. The Classic design is very responsive and easy to play. It has excellent flexibility and a rich tone. The Classic range covers the complete range of brass instruments from soprano cornet to BBb tuba. Classic mouthpieces are currently available in silver plate.
- 3: Based on an early 20th century French design, this versatile mouthpiece gives warmth and flexibility. Diameter: 26.84 mm, cup diameter: 16.75 mm, rim width: 5.05 mm, bore size: 3.74 mm, backbore: barrel.
- 4: Good all-rounder. Based on an old Viennese design, this good all-around mouthpiece was produced with the cooperation of Howard Snell, former principal trumpet (1968-1976) of the London Symphony Orchestra. Diameter: 26.84 mm, cup diameter: 16.50 mm, rim width: 5.17 mm, bore size: 3.74 mm, backbore: barrel.
- 4B: A perfected version of a popular American early 20th century mouthpiece. Diameter: 26.84 mm, cup diameter: 16.50 mm, rim width: 5.17 mm, bore size: 3.74 mm, backbore: barrel.
- 5: Traditional French design from the 1920 cup for jazz and light music players. Brilliant and effective. Diameter: 26.59 mm, cup diameter: 16.00 mm, rim width: 5.30 mm, bore size: 3.66 mm, backbore: barrel.