→ Full Buffet serial number chart available. There are double arms on the low C, Bb and B keys. Features Of Buffet Crampon 400 Series Alto Sax. Thank you. This buffet crampon alto saxophone has engravings inside the bell and on the key cups, bow, neck, and body. $495.00. The logo used today first appeared in 1844. This is a saxophone that I could easily make my primary horn, a sax I would be proud to take to any gig. The Vintage Saxophone Gallery - SaxPics.com Presented by USA Horn. 2 user reviews on Buffet Crampon Alto Evette. They've been able to help me sell several of my instruments on consignment, which took the stress out of the instrument selling process. Their saxophone production really took off in the 1950's, with the Dynaction and then Super Dynaction models, which many players consider to be some of the best French-made saxophones … Buffet Crampon is a French manufacturer of woodwind musical instruments, including oboes, flutes, saxophones, english horns and bassoons; however, the company is perhaps most famous for their clarinets, as Buffet is the brand of choice for many professionals. Click here to view. Additionally, the modern Buffet company insists that all of their horns from 1866 on were also available as A=442hz horns. I learned the saxophone (alto and tenor) when I was a teenager to have a good level, my last was a tenor sax-SELMER. Its then precisely formed under high water pressure. 5 offers from $1,127.00. Then there's the price point. or Best Offer. Fred Ormand, clarinetist, has been an important teacher and performer for over 60 years. When Buffet's first sax was introduced, it was probably a A=435hz horn, which was the French standard of the time. Our pioneering handcrafted methods are still employed today. Product description The new Buffet Crampon saxophones incorporate classic French design combined with modern innovations to produce exceptional instruments for any level or budget. Since the company's conception, Buffet Crampon h… bands evette-buffet-crampon jazz soprano. reply #20. This a very special Saxophone. 5, RUE MAURICE BERTEAUX - 78711 MANTES-LA-VILLE - FRANCE, Professor of Clarinet (retired) University of Michigan, Soyez le premier à recevoir les nouvelles de Buffet Crampon, Your product has been added to the Shopping Cart. He is a noted chamber musician, having performed with Chamber Music Northwest and the Music Academy of the West. The new Buffet Crampon saxophones incorporate classic French design combined with modern innovations to produce exceptional instruments for any level or budget. Instruments Clarinets English Horn Bassoon Oboes Saxophones. Why is this important? Former students now play in the San Francisco and Boston symphonies and the Royal Danish Orchestra and hold important university clarinet positions around the country. It's a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at eBay.com. No Buffet feature pages were found in the database. $35.00 shipping. The Antoine Courtois company wins the gold medal at the Universal exhibition in Paris for “excellent workmanship and impeccable accuracy” in the quality of their instruments. Buffet Crampon began manufacturing musical instruments in 1825 exclusively in France, but has since expanded their business to include production facilities in Germany and China as well. I will discuss this next series on a different page. As you can see from the pictures it is in very good shape, for being over 100 years old. or Best Offer. Pre-Owned. You can send info to SaxPics@SaxPics.com. $995.00. Great deals on Buffet Crampon Saxophones. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. 5, RUE MAURICE BERTEAUX - 78711 MANTES-LA-VILLE - FRANCE. Buffets around this time are stamped "LP" or "HP" -- "HP" being "high pitch": an American standard where A=457hz. Serial Number … Please read the entire description. A good thing to note: France had several different pitch standards in the 19th century. This item is in excellent working condition with minimal signs of wear including very light minimal scratches. Manufacturing of Buffet Crampon professional clarinets, oboes, bassoons, and saxophones: 5 rue Maurice Berteaux 78711 Mantes la Ville – France; Manufacturing of Buffet Crampon student clarinets and oboes, and Julius Keilwerth, W. Schreiber, Besson, J. Scherzer, B&S, Hans Hoyer and Antoine Courtois instruments: Gewerbepark 52-54 Time to upgrade your home Music studio gear with the Tenor, the modern Buffet insists! 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