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I doubt someone could tell from the photo I took but I thought I'd try because I'm curious. (I didn't think I'd be posting to SOTW) I think it's an Evette, but I'm not sure. It had no marking on it whatsoever, or at least as far as I could tell. No pearl on the keys, just like kinda flat metal. Looked at a lot of pics online but they all had pearls on the keys.
 

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yes an early Buffet Crampon tenor. Soldered tone holes, double octave mechanism (if no one modified it). They have a very "meaty" tone, like a good 10M or a BA. Fonr a horn this ancient it's surprisingly well behaved and has a manageable intonation.
 

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after zooming in, yes, that's a double octave mechanism (non automatic). It should have had a single straight cut graved signature on the left side of the bell. Maybe it's buffed... or being unlacquered it was over rubbed in the signature area.
 

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Thanks Juan.

I didn't get to play test it because the store was closing but I snapped the pic really fast because I thought the horn looked pretty cool. But yeah as far as I could see there were no markings anywhere. Clean slate.
 

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I didn't get to take it down due to the store closing. So I guess I didn't see it. But there wasn't anything on any part of the other side.
 
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