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Fantastic Buescher 400 Top Hat & Cane Tenor Sax in Original Lacquer - Serial # 324092

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Our Price: $ 4,950.00

Product ID: 324092B400Tenor

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This is a beautiful original lacquer Buescher 400 Top Hat & Cane engraved tenor sax, serial number 324092. This tenor looks fantastic, with 90-95% original lacquer intact. It has just been overhauled by another shop, and is playing up a storm.

 

This tenor is about as nice as they come. The original lacquer is in outstanding shape, with only minor specklish wear. There's some minor past dent work in the bottom bow area, but done so well that it's easy to miss, even upon close examination. There are no resolders anywhere, and the original neck has never been pulled down or damaged. As mentioned, this tenor comes in a fresh set of pads, Bob Campbell Precision pads to be precise, with all original metal snaps and the original gold plated Norton springs too.

 

There's a whole lot of people who've never played this model tenor, and you are missing out. It has all of the warmth and color of the Buescher Aristocrat line of horns, but the bigger bore and bell dimensions add a whole lot of pop. It is a very free blowing tenor with excellent projection and power. Arguably the best pure jazz horn Buescher ever made, the Top Hat & Cane is up there with the best American made tenors of all time.