VintageSax: Tenor Saxophones

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Angular arpeggios, bar honking, playing out, playing in...the tenor sax and its players have led the jazz world for more than 70 years. Any of the horns below could help you lead jazz in the next millenium.

Make Model Serial
Number
Finish Comments Price
Buescher "C-Melody" 2461xx Silverplate This is a rare, late C-Melody Tenor from 1929. It has the roller G# key, and the alternate fron F key. This tenor is well-preserved with 95%+ silver plate, original metal snap-in resonators, original case, and original mouthpiece. Intonation is better than earlier models. Scheduled for hand-polishing and a VintageSax pad job *. $1500
Buescher Aristocrat
284xxx
Lacquer An Aristocrat from 1938 with very good lacquer (98%+), "Art Deco" engraving, and snap-in resonators. Tone is rich and resonant, with a little bark if you need it. Great intonation and action. Scheduled for a VintageSax pad job*. Call or write Vintagesax
Buescher 400 325xxx Lacquer This Buescher 400 tenor is in museum condition! Original lacquer is 98%, and pads are new with snap-in metal resonators. Detailed engraving of a top hat and cane, and a castle beside a lake, as well as the raised "Buescher 400" lettering on the bell. This model is complete with gold-plated Norton springs, Buescher tone ring, original case, and its perfect, original neck. Call or write Vintagesax
Buescher 400 326xxx Lacquer A Buescher 400 from 1950 with "top hat and cane" engraving, raised silver "Buescher 400" name, and a detailed engraving of a castle beside a lake. Lacquer is in good condition, with wear on many touchpieces. Nylon resonator pads are in good condition, and the original case is still around the horn. Norton springs and the Buescher silver tone ring on the bell are all present. If you are looking for a fine player with a fat, punchy tone, look no further. Call or write Vintagesax
Buescher Aristocrat 331xxx Silverplate Original silver plate. Made in 1950, this Aristocrat has the "Script-style" engraving, and is stamped model "156". It is also engraved "US" on the bell, and was originally sold to the military. Has original Buescher snap-in resonators and Norton springs. Scheduled for a hand-polishing and a VintageSax pad job*. Call or write Vintagesax
Buescher 400
684xxx
Lacquer Later 400 that still blows well, snap-in resonators, original lacquer in very good condition. $1400
Conn 10M 309xxx Silverplate This is a wonderful 10M! Original silver plate is 99%, gold-plated bell interior, all rolled tone holes, "ladyface" engraving, and the "lady" is gold-plated. New pads with flat metal resonators make for a powerful, dark tone with great projection. Call or write Vintagesax
King Super 20
Silversonic
420xxx Lacquer The Holy Grail of Silversonic tenors! Search no more - here it is. This is a Cleveland-made Super 20 from the late 1960s. It has the solid Sterling silver neck and bell. The bell has a beautiful gold-plated interior, and gold inlaid engraving. This is a Minty, museum-condition tenor with its original silver alligator-style traypack case. The clarinet and flute cases are in the case still. Pads are in great condition, with metal resonators. Call or write Vintagesax
Martin "Committee" 176xxx Silverplate An original, silver-plated "The Martin" tenor from 1951! Engraved "US", its pads are in good condition. It has nice, quick action with a great, punchy sound. Call or write Vintagesax
Selmer Mark VI 85xxx Lacquer Here is a minty Mark VI tenor from 1960! It's right in the number range of Michael Brecker's tenor, but looks like it has never been played. This tenor is all original, and still has the Selmer Registration and Guarantee card with it. Check out the beautiful, American-style engraving, and the newer Selmer Traypack case. The neck is perfect, with matching serial number, and the pads are in excellent condition with nylon resonators. This is worthy of any fine collection. Call or write Vintagesax
Selmer "Mark VI" 183xxx Lacquer Made in 1969, original lacquer, tight and fast key action, and original neck. Pads are in great condition with oversized Reso-tech brass resonators. This tenor speaks with a powerful voice and a nice balance of bright and dark. Call or write Vintagesax

Sopranos & Sopraninos Altos Baritones & Basses Miscellaneous Winds Mouthpieces How to Purchase a VintageSax