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Vintage Buescher 400 Top Hat and Cane Tenor Saxophone, Serial #339540

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Product ID: 339540BuesTHCTen


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Top Hat and Cane
This is a vintage Bueshcer 400 Top Hat and Cane tenor saxophone, serial number 339540. The Top Hat in Cane is one of the most free blowing saxophones ever manufactured. If you are looking for an ultra responsive and free blowing feel and sound these instruments are ideal. This tenor in particular has a tremendous sound and is capable of an awesome amount of power. From Jazz to Funk and Rock and Roll this tenor is a perfect choice for the modern giging tenor player.
The 400 THC model includes all of the original key work along with the original gold plated springs and amber rollers. Its body is in great physical condition showing a modest amount of playing character for a instrument of its vintage. There is some history of light repair in the past and it was re-lacquered at some point. The re-finishing was done very well. Its body condition is excellent and it also shows off crisp engraving on the bell. This saxophone includes the original neck with under slung octave key. The neck has been pulled down slightly in the past and the braces have also been re-sodlered at some point. The neck will be brought back up to its true position in the Saxquest shop. 
This tenor is currently awaiting a professional overhaul in the Saxquest shop. The professional overhaul will include a disassemble and cleaning followed by precise key fitting. It will soon feature a brand new set of Valentino premium leather pads with metal resonators and all new corks and felts. As part of the overhaul our technician smooth out the small dings along the bottom of the bow and bring the neck back to its true position.
Do not miss out on this awesome American vintage tenor.