Professional Tenor Saxophones
Contemporary and Vintage

SELMER

Very late model #232465 Silver Plated (Original) Selmer Mark VI Tenor
It is American engraved which is unusual for Silver Mark VI’s (usually European engraved). It has a period replacement neck that I bought brand new and paid $1100 for and then had silver plated by Anderson. This is extremely resonate, edgy, louder, bordering on the bright sound. And it plays fast as well. Newly repadded by us. Beautiful looking horn at a fair price. $7995
 

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Selmer Mark VI Tenor, #159794 (1968)
Vintage middle period MVI model, still kicks! Big, full sound for this vintage! Yes! another real player’s horn here!  60+/-% lacquer remaining. It is without a doubt Original Lacquer without a doubt, has a spotty finish. Completely and newly repadded by me with high quality Prestini pads and vinyl resonators. No trauma or serious dent work. Plays loud, fast, and resonant. Comes in original from this period grey, zippered, tres pac Mark VI case. Zippers working! Good price on this players tenor! $6995.00
Selmer Mark VI Tenor, #210186 (1973).
Late model, still kicks! Big, full sound for this vintage! Real player’s horn here!  60+% lacquer remaining. It is without a doubt Original Lacquer without a doubt, has a spotty finish. Belonged to a long time personal friend and ex-student of mine. Completely and newly repadded by me with high quality Prestini pads and vinyl resonators. No trauma or serious dent work. Plays loud, fast, and resonant. Good price on this players tenor! $6500.00

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Selmer Series III Tenor, #662436 (2005) Lacquered.
In excellent shape, these are close in playing to the Mark VI, with a big robust, resonant sound. Great lacquer and pads; serviced plays great! Pictures coming. $7269 brand new, priced fairly at $3950.00
Selmer “USA” model. #128868
Older intermediate model in excellent condition from the late 1990's;. $1250
Selmer Signet, #875116  (Mid 1960’s)
Selmer older model intermediate sax from the Mid to late 1960’s, a little later in  the Signet run, bell keys on the right hand side. All new pads, repadded by us, some lacquer wear, and plays with a lot of Zing! Classic Sax at a good price on this one!  $850
Selmer Signet, #629730 (Mid 1960’s)
Selmer older model intermediate sax from the Mid 1960’s, at the middle of the Signet run. Straight out of the Selmer USA Co.’s alliance with Buescher as the Bell keys on left side. A clean horn with good pads. have had some pads replaced, is serviced and plays with a lot of Zing! Newish case in good condition. Classic Sax at a good price on this one!  $775

YAMAHA

Yamaha Allegro YTS-34 Tenor
Early example of the Yamaha Allegro brand associated with solely sold in Music stores that have a Yamaha Dealership. This is the model in between the 475 (now 480) and 62 models; said to have a yts-62 bell and perhaps yts-475 body. Very clean finish, with excellent pads. The finish and the pads on this one are very good looking. Great pro sound and action! Good price. $1750.00
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Yamaha YTS-52 Tenor, #012115
Nice, clean example of this great intermediate model tenor, the precursor to the current model, the YTS-475. This is an earlier model, not quite a “Painted Logo” one (highly valued), but must be right after this as it plays like one! Has the heavy brass, and the big, robust sound. Some think the older 52's have better brass and have a bigger, better sound. Plays like an early YTS-62 to us. Excellent pads. We put a lot of new ones in. Can't go wrong with this one! $1700
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Rare Vintage “Master” model size 4* in original condition
4* written on base of table. “FOUR **** MODEL” is written on back of mpc. “Series 3 R 96” written on left side of table. No nicks on rails or tip, some discoloration on table, bite plate in very good condition, bite plate in very good condition. Comes with ligature. $650Yamaha YTS-62II Tenor
Professional Model Yamaha, recent model in last 10 years. Very clean with excellent pads. Comes in nice Pro-Tec Shoulder case. Fair price on this $2450.
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Yamaha YTS-82ZII Tenor saxophone
the new model, "Like New" The new model, introduced in 2015, this one is from 2016 and is "Like New" with no wear on it. Brand new the msrp on these is $4821. Sold here much less expensively for $4495.00. Hard to get a hold of these!

"In the tradition of the much-coveted vintage saxophones, the 82Z now comes equipped with a one-piece bell. This feature drastically improves low end response and offers the player a wider palette of tonal color. More elaborate with finer detail, the new engraving design offers delicate beauty.

The new 82ZII also features domed metal resonators that offer an outstanding response and deliver a wider dynamic range. The entire range of the instrument has a clearer pronunciation, providing effortless playability all around. The wide bore taper of the V1 neck provides offers a free-blowing feel and the greatest possible flexibility. This combination of features allows the player the ultimate level of tonal expression.

An improved mechanism from low B to C# ensures a proper seal for these notes, which promotes a clear response throughout the low range of the instrument. A lighter thumb hook and thumb rest base design produces better response and a more cohesive tone. An adjustable Front F mechanism gives the player the freedom to find the optimal level of resistance in the altissimo range."
 
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Yamaha YTS-480 tenor sax.
The successor to the 52 and the 475 model. Super Clean intermediate Yamaha, almost mint lacquer, serviced with excellent pads, most new. Original case in great condition. Plays great and makes an excellent step up model.
$1795

BUESCHER

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Buescher “400”, #433058 (1966)
Read this quote about the Buescher 400's: "The “Buescher 400? was their most advanced professional entry into the saxophone market and was the highlight of their resumption of production after WWII. They also continued to make “The Aristocrat” at the same time. What distinguished the Buescher 400 from the Aristocrat was a larger bell, silver plated key mechanism with a lacquered brass body, highly ornate raised engraving, and options of silver or gold plating for the body and key mechanism the patented “Norton” threaded gold-plated springs, and, the underslung octave key on the neckpiece. This model had slightly larger inner bore dimensions than other models of the period which gave them a bigger sound more conducive to Jazz. The “Aristocrat”, on the other hand, was a decidedly “sweeter” sounding instrument, yet still very powerful." This sax, while probably not of the same vintage as an early or mid 1950's "Top Hat and Cane" model (worth about $4000 today), has all the characteristics and is very much of a vintage, professional nature. It does have the silver plated key mechanism with a lacquered brass body, highly ornate raised engraving,  on the key mechanism the patented “Norton” threaded gold-plated springs, and, the underslung octave key on the neckpiece. About 85% original lacquer, the engraving on the bell reads sideways "Buescher 400",  (and not "Aristocrat") and is super deep and sharp. Newly repadded with the classic Buescher "Snap-On" pads. Huge deep sound! Fair price at $1500 for this classic, Free-blowing sax!

BUNDY SPECIAL

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DOLNET

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Dolnet Paris, France Tenor, #73041
Collectible, imminently playable Paris, France model  made in the early 1970's. Made by French Artisans in the tradition of the SML or even the Paris Selmers.  Sturdy brass, wide bore; big fat sound; solid construction. Sold as is for $1000; with fresh repad for $1450.
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JUPITER

KEILWERTH

KING

King Super 20 Tenor Sax, #382027
H.N. White. Silver neck. Original lacquer about 85%. Came to us newly repadded with flat Conn Style metal resos, rivot in the middle. Plays great! In a modern Pro-Tec case in great shape.
$4100.
King Super 20, #292177 (Around 1947) A classic Super 20!
Nice post war H.N. White King Super 20 in a prime serial number range! This sax came to us as a kind of a reclamation project. It has all the bells and whistles: Lacquered bell but with silver neck; Underslung octave mechanism on a double socket neck. Neck is original; matching serial number on the neck.  Neck is in very good condition. Bottom bow has had some work done. Original “Mother Of Pearl” (Not Silver plated) "Touches" (Right side keys, Left and Right pinky keys, Alternate F#, and on these Ivory-like rollers. All Bell tone (Low Bb, B, C, Db) bell key pad cups have art deco design on them. The sax was brought to us in essentially bare brass, and with original lacquer at that, with very sharp, detailed engraving, and also came to us with a kind of Gold colored paint or spray on the body in certain areas. We succeeded in removing this, and polished it down to the bare brass, and gave it a new repad with high quality pads and Conn Style metal resonators, (flat with the rivot in the middle). In the end a real “players” horn brought back to real life! Play well with a full bodied resonant sound! Comes in an original King Tenor Saxophone case. Latches working well. Good price at $4200

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King Zephyr Tenor Saxophone #388112 (1962-1963)
Solid, Vintage/Pro King Tenor, right in line with some of the best Super 20’s from the same era. Same brass, same basic design, not a student model; has nickel/silver keys, single socket neck. A very good relacquer at a very affordable price. **Completely repadded by us with high quality Selmer style pads and flat Conn 10M style metal resos. In the original King case in great shape. Plays with a real a good amount of power, resonance, and very well. Ready to go! $1450

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This is a vintage Voll True II tenor saxophone by King H.N. White, serial number 165687
The Voll True has a very responsive free blowing sound to it. You can really feel the horn breath and vibrate as it is played. Sonically the sound is medium warm but like all Kings it can pack quite a punch with ample projection.As you can see from the pictures the horn has been well taken care of but it does show some cosmetic wear. It is original lacquer with perhaps 40-50% remaining on the instrument. It has a nice dark color with no engraving except for the lettering. The saxophone includes the original neck which is in good shape and has not been pulled down in the past. $1500.00

L.A. SAX

çLA Sax Pro “V” Series Tenor Saxophone (Red lacquer with Gold Keys)
Probably the “V” Series and Not the “Big Lip” Series which has the rolled tone holes and engraved bell keys, but very close. Has the straight tone holes, pro features such as semi-precious stones for finger buttons, High F#, Bell Key “Risers”, strong Bell-Body Brace, Slightly convex metal resonators, beautiful engraving on the bell and neck, deluxe hard carrying case with shoulder straps.  Excellent shape! Serviced with very clean lacquer, excellent pads. Good Deal; Check it out. $1000

MARTIN

Martin Handcraft Committee I model, #122717 (1937).
 "Skyscraper"/"Soaring Eagle" Model; kind of rusty appearance, about 50% lacquer; feel it is original with sharp engraving on bare brass bell. With new repad $1900

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The Martin Indiana #62161
Old Relacquer, Needs pads. $600

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The Martin Tenor, #150196  (1945)
In the first year of production of the The Martin lineage, this vintage sax has original lacquer, about 90%. Completely and newly repadded with Metal seamless resos. Original neck with matching serial number. Genuine vintage Martin case in good condition. Resoldered thumb hook in great condition. Classic sax!
$2500
Martin Handcraft, “Master Deluxe” #79395 (1927) Gold Plated!
Early Handcraft model, these are rare as Martin mainly made altos before the Committee and then The Martin Series, very similar in lineage to the other Handcraft listed, but…this one is Gold Plated (original gold plate), largely clean with some wear, and with beautiful Art-Deco/”Portrait” engraving (with silver inlay) on the bell; most likely done by the same master engravers of the 1920’s that worked on the famous Conn “Portrait” saxophones-the work is that similar! (**Stenberg Bros. Conn Master Engravers).  Gorgeous floral design in great detail and then…a pretty “Swan on the Lake”. This looks like it was repadded a long time ago, but the pads are worn and need to be replaced. Also, along the way, some one or another removed the key work and put a soldered in plug in the alternate Eb (famous to these early Martin’s and Conn’s of the day), that sits immediately above and to the left of the regular Eb tone hole. Free of dents and dings save for a Couple of small bumps on the bow, can be worked out easily.  Matching serial number on the neckNot in the original case. Eminently collectible, still. Fair price on this vintage, highly collectible “Portrait” Martin Tenor. $1900 as is, $2400 with repad.

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Martin Handcraft, #78744 (1926)
Early Handcraft model, these are rare as Martin mainly made altos before the Committee and then The Martin Series. As is so many of these, it has been relacquered, a long time ago. Engraving still clear. Has some lacquer missing, the engraving is clear. Some repaired small ding/dent work on the bottom bow. Neck appears to have its tenon resoldered.  Needs pads, will repad to order. $900 as is $1400 with new pads. Comes in a nice hard flight type of shoulder case. Kind of a collector’s item. Vintage, classic, velvety full sound!

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