I find saxes clean them up and have a local tech sort what I can not , play them a bit and move them along. Here is another I'll probably miss once it is gone. Buescher Aristocrat Alto 140 Saxophone Circa 1951. All keys were remove, no issues with stuck screws, cleaned with pads intact.
Body washed and polished a bit Reassembled with light oil. See image 11 for work and pads. I have big hands (XL nitrile gloves) and find this saxes key work a bit crowder for me but still playable. Similar to the 1950's Big B less fancy engraving from what I can assess.There are probably some other differences. Plays as is, pads in fair shape, rollers and roller screws are all free. Neck had some dents but took it to tech to sort. Gold Norton springs : all were free, all unscrewed and oiled when reinstalled. Not sure if snaps are present. Appears re-padded with domed plastic resonators. I did not want to check for snaps. Pads cleaned, key tubes, rods, and screws cleaned and oiled.
Body cleaned and lightly polished. Few corks added as needed.
Inside of bell completely unlacquered but polished out nicely. Enjoy as is or good candidate for repad. Sweet clean tone, nice light action.
Neck Tenon could use slight expansion for tighter fit. Might get done if I get to the tech before it sells. This is a 70 year old sax that has been played not a closet find expect some wear. Include Sax, Neck and Case currently in a worn but functional Yahama case I also have a Bundy case that is a bit smaller, the hard plastic green type.Priced accordingly, a reasonable price to try a classic saxophone. The item "Buescher Aristocrat II Alto Saxophone 1950 Model 140 like Big B Norton Springs" is in sale since Tuesday, December 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Band & Orchestral\Saxophones". The seller is "goodfortunefarm" and is located in Brandywine, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.