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It's a Buescher TT or "True Tone" tenor sax. I'm sure those more qualified will chime in on value.
 

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Carbs,

The fact that the following image says low pitch, it probably is a low pitch horn. I'm not a 100% sure if it's not a C Mel though.

 

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The following question and answer was at the auction.

Q: Can you please tell me how long the sax is without neck. Thanks. Nov-02-07
A: Hello... It is 24 1/2"


Based on Bruce's information, THIS IS NOT A TENOR! It is a C MEL! Do not bid thinking it's a tenor! Warning!
 

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Saxmanglen, I do not want a tenor. I want an alto, but was not sure about that one. What do you think this one would be worth? Any idea? Do not want to overpay for it.
 

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oshawya,

This is NOT an alto or a tenor. It's not anything you want. It could sell for 2-300 as a C melody saxophone. It's in the pitch/key of C not Bb as a traditional
tenor or Eb as an alto.
 

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Getting back to the original question of how much is it worth:

From the description and what we know of the seller, I would assume there's a very good chance that this would need up to £400 spending on it to bring it up to good condition (ie $800). Maybe more if it has any damage to body or toneholes.

How much is a TT C melody worth these days, I can't imagine it would be more than $800.

Looks like quite an easy sum to work out.

Mind you it's got that nice red mouthpiece.
 

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Look for one of these. This one did not have the original neck, but it sure played great.
Notice: I am not a hypo freak. The syringe in the photo is my oiler.

 

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Saintsday...The pic you sent is an aristocrat. What year? I know it is your personal. It is what I am looking for. Had one just like it. Do you know where I could find one like it.
 
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