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Pristine Original Lacquer Buescher Aristocrat Big B Tenor Sax - Serial # 305702

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Product ID: 305702BigBTenor


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Here is a very nice vintage Buescher Aristocrat model tenor sax, serial number 305702. Often called the “Big B” model because of the engraving on the bell, these are always great playing tenors. This tenor has just been restored in the Saxquest repair shop and comes in perfect playing shape.


This tenor is in solid physical condition. The original lacquer is in the 90% range. During our overhaul we took out a couple minor dings in the bottom bow and bell area, but the sax has never seen any major trauma. The original neck previously had a slight pull-down and a couple tiny pings removed.


This sax is all original. The original pads still had the snap-in metal domed resonators when we received it, and the sax has all the original gold plated Norton springs and amber rollers. Because the pads were so old, the sax definitely needed a re-pad, so we restored it in our shop. Full dis assembly and cleaning, all new pads (original resos) and material, and a pro set up has this tenor now in perfect playing shape. The work was done by Ben Reece who is a huge Buescher enthusiast. Ben did a knock out job on the horn and it plays fantastic. This is a highly responsive and resonant Big B, with an easy blowing nature and colorful tone. A great all-around horn at a low price!