The lacquer is original, but there is practically none of it left-maybe 5%? Serial number on the neck matches the body.The pads and action are very crisp and tight, and this is a wonderfully playing horn as is. The item "Selmer Super Balanced Action Tenor Saxophone" is in sale since Wednesday, February 01, 2017. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Band & Orchestral\Saxophones". The seller is "trippin303" and is located in Buffalo, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.