This The Buescher “Big B” Aristocrat Alto Saxophone 1940’s Serial #292946 is in absolutely mint condition with 99% of the original silver plating and a beautiful gold wash bell interior. This horn has a polished silver bell and a brushed matte silver body. It has just come back from the shop where it was polished, re padded, cleaned and adjusted so it plays great. The serial number can be found on the back of the body and reads “292946” with the “True Tone” triangle and tuning fork along with the words “True Tone Trademark Registered Low Pitch Licensed Pat Dec 8, 1914” engraved beneath. This horn is a 1940-1941 vintage horn with cut tone holes. The engraving on the bell is gorgeous and goes down the entire bell and onto the bow. Near the top of the bell the signature Big “B” is engraved surrounded by scrolling leaves and elaborate engravings. Below that are the words “The Buescher Aristocrat Made in Elkhart, IND USA.” This horn comes with the original neck, which is still in condition with no evidence of a pull down. It comes in a replacement case in good condition. No mouthpiece is included. This Alto Sax has that beautiful Buescher “Big B” sound that is so sought after. It has great overtones and fantastic intonation.
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