This is a very well done, older relac
1956 Mark VI tenor. The engraving
is still entirely intact with great definition - a strong indicator
that the prep buffing for the lacquereing was done by hand and not a
The horn is in very good shape with a perfect bell flare and only
slight evidence of past dent work on the bottom bow and back of the
body tube. The matching serial numbered neck is in correct round shape
and proper angle. It has a fairly recent top notch overhaul in it. It
is set up with period correct metal resonators and all pads are in
close to new condition.
The horn feels fantastic under your fingers with a well balanced spring
tension, fine tuned keyheights and a smooth "broken-in" feel to the
It has the colorful and rich sound that is typical of these early Mark
VIses. A very smooth and deep resonance with a multi-dimensional
quality to the tone.
Great example of the early 5-digit Mark VI tenors!
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