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It IS a Bundy, basically.

Bundy I's are basically a rebranding of the Elkhart 30/31A Tenor & 20/21A Alto. Elkhart Band Inst. Co was a label which was under Buescher and produced their second-shelf models, give or take. Buescher stopped using that label at some point.

Story more complicated than that, but basically that's the gist.

This one looks fairly late, actually...like late 60's/early 70's. Which surprises me because I thought the Elkhart moniker was retired by then.

So the question becomes ...is the Bundy I any good ?

Some would say no, some could make a good argument for a 'yes' reply.

I would say, for a $300-400usd (in good playing shape) Tenor.....not a bad choice.

For $500+, one can probably find better horns....
 
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