I put this aristocrat on ebay to put towards a conn 6M , had a very nagging feeling got it out of the case, been playing all morning, its a punchy but mellow when you want stand alone sound, I is very much keeping it Cheers group for your positive input. This neck has fine string for a MP seal,is this “old school” or a homemade fix? I’m new to fixing saxes and I have a cork for it. I have a second Buescher C Melody , circa , that I’m resurrecting, but the neck doesn’t fit the earlier model. Need Neck for sax is My Buescher TT bari has just 2 left hand and right palm keys as I am sure you are aware.
The main thing you learn from serial numbers is the age of the instrument of course. Although the dates in these charts are reasonably accurate, there may be some discrepancies for various reasons. Here are a few things to bear in mind:. When advertising an instrument for sale, you will often see the serial number referred to as 36xxxx.
It is rumoured that there is a scam, by which somebody who acquires your serial number can then claim the instrument is theirs.
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While characterized by a shiny bell, intricate key work, neck and an S-shaped curvature, the saxophone has undergone countless design changes and innovations since Adolf Sax invented it in Over time, many manufacturers have developed their own take on the instrument, and some have proven to be important to the development of the instrument and the music that followed. Below are 10 of the most important saxophone models in its year history, as well as the famous saxophonists who played them.
Conn is one of the oldest instrument manufacturers in the United States and first tried its hand at saxophone production in in Elkhart, Indiana. These horns featured rolled tone holes, low-B and Bb keys on the inside of the bell, previously they were split on different sides, an enlarged pinky spatula for better facility and the underslung octave key.
Conn M saxophones, while often requiring more maintenance than other horns, offer some of the fastest key action you’ll find anywhere. Noted for their rich sound, these are the some of the earliest saxophones manufactured in the United States. This horn also is recognizable by its flared bell, rear low-B and Bb keys, and an underslung octave key similar to the King Super Vintage Buescher horns are very similar to vintage Conns, Buescher was a former employee after all, and competed with Conn, Martin and King until the company was acquired by Selmer in Although the brand essentially disappeared after its acquisition, these vintage horns are highly valued among saxophonists.
In he left Conn and reopened his own Martin factory, also in Elkhart, and first took a stab at saxophone production in with a model called the Handcraft. Martin followed that up with several other adventurous models including the Troubadour, Handcraft Imperial, Handcraft Committee, Centennial and the Typewriter, whose keys are just as odd as its name suggests, before releasing its most popular model simply called, The Martin.
Introduced in , The Martin saxophone line bears its name beautifully engraved on the bell. Arguably the best designed and most sought after of all the Martin horns, The Martin features an adjustable right-thumb hook, wire key covers, and soldered tone holes adding weight to the horn.
Buescher 400 Tophat and Cane Tenor Saxophone (1951)
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Serial Number, Year Manufactured. Model Introduced: True Tone. A fire at the Elkhart, IN Buescher plant in destroyed all prior records. 5, 5,.
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After Sax didn’t have a monopoly on saxophones any more and in retrospect it turns out that his influence in saxophone design was waning rapidly. Others started to take over. A period which we might call the middle ages of saxophone design starts. It is a period of experimenting by different makers, trying to improve the newly available instrument. This period lasts more or less to the second or third decade of the 20 th century.
Ser# ,xxx dates it to ! You’d be surprised how long these Buescher pads can last! Notable mentions: one resolder (neck support braces–very well.
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This is a vintage Buescher saxophone (serial #,XXX), which dates it to being made in around Made in Elkhart, IND, USA the true tones are known for.
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This is a recent acquisition. Like the Martin brothers he had worked for colonel Conn for a time. This is one of the last True Tones made, with its serial number dating it to Resonators have a metal ring which broadcast the sound out of the horn.
Our Huge range of Tenor Saxophones includes Selmer, Yanagisawa, Jupiter to name just a Buescher Aristocrat Series I Tenor Saxophone (low pitch).
The Met Fifth Ave opens August The Met Cloisters opens September Your health is our top priority. Elkhart Band Instrument Co. The saxophone family typically ranges from sopranino to contrabass. Bass saxophones were especially popular in jazz and dance bands between the First and Second World Wars.