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Buescher Serial Number Ranges By Model

ModelStart #End #
True Tone 1 (1890) 262,700 (1932)
Aristocrat 262,700 (1932) 381,000 (1963)
400 295,000 (1941) 381,000 (1963)

Buescher Serial Number Chart

These serial numbers were provided by Albert Mensinga

Serial Number Year Manufactured
Model Introduced: True Tone
A fire at the Elkhart, IN Buescher plant in 1903 destroyed all prior records.
5,000
1905
5,020
1906
6,610
1907
7,808
1908
8,580
1909
11,250
1910
13,685
1911
15,870
1912
18,178
1913
22,860
1914
"Union Label" Introduced
25,103
1915
28,875
1916
32,350
1917
37,540
1918
46,975
1919
61,255
1920
78,525
1921
99,275
1922
125,750
1923
150,250
1924
175,275
1925
203,350
1926
222,975
1927
235,250
1928
245,275
1929
255,250
1930
260,125
1931
Model Introduced: Aristocrat
264,025
1932
265,523
1933
267,356
1934
269,000
1935
272,896
1936
279,300
1937
284,418
1938
288,024
1939
291,000
1940
Model Introduced: 400
294,120
1941
297,527
1942
303,000
1945
312,000
1948
316,000
1949
332,000
1950
337,000
1951
347,000
1952
350,000
1955
360,000
1960
Purchased by Selmer USA
381,000
1963
408,818
1965
520,000
1970
630,000
1975
785,000
1980
875,000
1983

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