Curved saxaphone

Feb 20, 2021. 19:21 UTC
Curved Saxaphone
Frank
United States of America

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

1890 Evette Schaeffer Serial no 8634

Provenance

Unknown

Answered within 2 days
Feb 22, 20:36 UTC
By Trey

Fair Market Value

$750 - $1,000 USD

Insurance Value

$1,750 USD
What does this mean?

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.

Jukka perko Mar 15, 11:47 UTC

According to the serial number and the model type this sax has been made in 1960's, not 1890. It is italian brand Santoni made instrument, so called stencil for Buffet Crampon.

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