Buescher 1967 ‘400’ Bb Tenor #429k (Archived)

1967 Buescher 400 Tenor Sax

Price: SOLD
  • Year:  1967
  • Make:  Buescher
  • Model:  400
  • Status:  SOLD
  • Finish:  Original
  • Serial Number: 429,xxx

This is a nice 400 model made about a year after the Selmer takeover ser. # 429,xxx.  The finish is original and to me, looks very handsome.  It has the same body, neck with underslung octave mechanism and keywork as the famous older brother the "Top Hat" model, but with nickel plated keys.  Buescher still made great 400's through the sixties, this one was made appx. 1967.  It has a warm centered tone, but can be pushed hard with a metal mouthpiece.  The Lacquer is original and about 85%, but the neck and the inside of the bell are nearly worn to bare brass.

These are some of the most undervalued horns on the vintage market.

Ready to Go! (ask me about my available cases to pair with it; I will post the Protec photo for the hook!)

Sound file of similar sax testing different mouthpieces.

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