Posted by Sean Chisham on May 17, 1999 at 14:00:00:
In Reply to: silver laquer Vs. brass laqer posted by Janne on May 17, 1999 at 13:52:44:
Silver looks cool, might last longer than lacquer, but is $500 more on average.
Lacquer wears a little faster and is less expensive.
I have never heard a difference in sound between 2 like instruments which I would attribute to the finish.