Depending on your age, and the age of the saxophone you or your band-mate might have played, the Bundy you remember might look something like this… Just a note for my less technologically savvy readers: Many of these files are actually quite large, so if you really would like to experience the full visual trip down memory lane, you can click on the individual pictures, and then magnify them again by further clicking on them. The horn is gig ready, needs nothing, and is a joy to play. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. Glad we could be of help David. The Superba 1 neckstrap rings were a very thick loop, a tad too much for Heiman straps.
I do usually try to have one such instrument hanging in the store to demonstrate my capacities as a repair technician. I came across these 2, which both peg the age of the horn at approximately the same era: indicates that 447947 was built sometime between 1965-70. Conn was able to make a profit stencilling horns, yet did not have to give away the improvements that made the real thing the real thing. We are pleased to offer this vintage Selmer Bundy tenor saxophone. Again I pray that you and your family have happy Holiday and a prosperous NewYear. My personal preference is to recommend my students get a good, used, Yamaha model from the Japan era. Other than that most features followed each other.
Sigurd Rascher played the True tones,he was one of the greatest classical players who ever lived! But see the video below for an example of how it plays. Comes with case mouthpiece hard rubber bundy and all accessories shown. The area around the bell's rim either inside or out will be a good place to check, as the number may be imprinted there. All mechanical parts move freely. It looks like Bundy went back and forth to Conn teens , then Buesher 20s , then back to Conn 30s for stencils.
Superba 1s see below for a better description and pictures — have Rolled Tone Holes throughout the range of saxes, except for the Soprano. If you feel that any content is in violation of copyright, please. See pics for more details about condition, but it looks great for it's age. This is a Vintage Selmer Bundy Tenor Sax. Allow me to reiterate my question. The cage itself has been ground down so the button sits fairly flush with the tip of the thumb hook. Lightness is a trade — obviously the smaller the player, the more it helps.
Altos — around 80k through 90k the neck opening was increased until the sound got bigger, brighter and fuller. Fortunately both my alto and soprano are so equipped, and adjustable as well. Interesting bit about the thumb rest and thumb hook. It plays beautifully from top to bottom. In 1904 Henri joined with his brother Alexandre to form H. Of course it's not a pro, or anything like it, but it is good, solid, and works perfectly for my needs. I like thenYamaha style of then horn I wanted an alto sax with a different look? Serial number usually in 820xxx.
During these hours we are available to to answer questions and address customer concerns. Alexandre then hired George M. Now I was online looking to see when this was made and what the Value maybe. Check inside and under the bell if the serial number is not below the thumb rest. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. They seem to hold their regulation better than most, and given what student horns often go through, that says something. There certainly was no way of improving on that, so my attention was focused on variations in the mechanism, especially on the reshaping and location of the table keys for the left hand little finger.
Very well built, comes with the original neck and case. If you are an international buyer outside of the U. I personally think that Conn imported this body from France, but no body markings or other information is known, thus highly doubtful. I was quite pleasantly surprised. It is well known that Selmer Paris possesses some archival records but they are not available to the public.
It is ready and rarin' to play. So what does all this mean for you? White engraving differed greatly in tone over the years. At this point in time, I think the biggest confusion for consumers is that they might buy a new Bundy, based on the reputation of the old Bundy. The cost of shipping includes insurance. We require a signature upon delivery to make sure all items make it to you. I played a duet with my instructor at my last lesson. Yours is a stencil built on the Conn New Wonder model, but quite a bit after the New Wonder was gone.
The toneholes were fairly thick compared to regular drawn toneholes and they were also beveled. It is there to be enjoyed; at a later date, it may be appropriate to graduate to a vintage Buescher. I reserve the right to remove the item if its sells locally or become unavailable 24 hours before the auction ends. We will answer any questions you have to the best of our ability. I am impressed with the sound ofmthemlow b and b flat on the bell. Cosmetic condition: Wear on the gold lacquer also on some of the keys.