1945 Buescher '400 "Top Hat & Cane"' Alto
- Year: 1945
- Make: Buescher
- Model: 400 - "Top Hat & Cane"
- Status: SOLD
- Finish: Original Lacquer
- Serial Number: 304,85x
(On Consignment - plays good, newer pads)
A gorgeous Buescher TH&C alto here. These are less common to come available for sale and once you hear and feel this one, you'll know why. Paired with a good mouthpiece, these have great intonation, evenness in tone, and a warm, fat, melodic tone that is tied the Buescher's pinnacle and the big bell on this model. The pads are "as arrived", so I can't say much except: they have tons of life left; The sax had minor tune-ups done and few more from WWS that are included with the price. The sax plays to low Bb easily. Notable mentions: one shipping-damage repair was done here to the octave linkage to replace the lever.
CASE: Comes with original red case in ok/good shape (all latches work etc).
I'm more than happy to queue up a Sound File to prove this baby plays lusciously.
Sound Files on Buescher 400 Altos!
- 1.ALTOsBlind - VI-THC-ZephyrSpecial-Co5:12
Item #: ConsBG.1W8.0W1.00.10101.7-C20