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Vintage King Cleveland Super 20 Silver Sonic Tenor Saxophone, Serial #408805

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Product ID: 408805KingSuper20Ten


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King Super 20 – Silver Sonic
This is very nice vintage King H.N. White Super 20 “Silver Sonic” tenor saxophone, serial number 408805. The Silver Sonic is perfect for any player looking for a horn they can push hard all day long. These saxophones are well known for their powerful free blowing sound and ample projection. This particular tenor is no exception and is a powerful player in its own right. 
Physically this sax is in great shape showing some modest play wear. It was re-lacquered in the past. The current lacquer finish shows a nice warm color which is complemented by the sterling silver bell and single socket neck. Its engraving was professionally re-traced by Artistic Engraving and looks absolutely stunning. All of the original keys, key guards and guard feet are present. The body tube, bow, bow cap and bell are all in excellent physical condition showing some history of some removed dings. The bow cap and bell flare are both in excellent condition and do not show signs of major past trauma. This saxophone includes the original sterling silver neck. The neck previously had a very slight pull down but it has been brought back up to its true position. 
This tenor is an absolute blast to play. It came into our shop playing up a storm on a slightly older set-up of leather pads and brown nylon resonators. In order to make it perfect it is currently in line in our shop for a professional set-up. We will take our time and do this one up right. The entire horn will be taken apart and regulated. Our tech will  replace any needed key materials as well as optimize the spring tensions and key heights. While the sax is in our shop we will also clean up the past solder work on the high F palm key guide. 
The Silver Sonic model has long been a go to choice for the professional who needs a powerful instrument. The smooth response and large amount of air it will take in make it ideal for rock & Roll and R&B players. They are also a favorite among many straight ahead tenor players. This one ships out in perfect playing condition in the original King wood box hard case.