1890 Evette Schaeffer Serial no 8634
Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. Based on the photographs and description provided, the subject of this appraisal is a Buffet Evette Schaeffer saxophone circa 1890.
The piece has a serial number of 8634. According to the current owner, the piece was acquired via inheritance.
The condition of the piece is good played condition with some slight pitting noted.
Based on recent sales of similar Evette Schaeffer saxophones from the era on second-hand resellers such as Reverb.com, a Fair Market Value (pre-auction estimate) of this piece would be estimated at $750 to $1,000.