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4 hours ago
by anabelmillains

Olds Parisian Ambassador alto sax 1963

Saw one on Craigslist recently for 140$ listed as playing "decent":

"I have a decent playing made in France olds P…

15 hours ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (42 posts)

Looking for Pics of rare colored laquered horns

I am looking for any links to rare vintage conn saxophones featuring the rare colored lacquered finishes. I had a link at…

1 day ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

HELP: Know the brand "Ludwig Standard" ??


I am a passionate saxophoniste and now I inherited a Tenor Saxophone.

It looks very very old, the b…

3 days ago
by badenia (4 posts)

Yanagisawa A901

I have a Yanagisawa A901 (a 2000 or 1999 I believe) that I would like to sell but I don't know how much to list it for. &n…

2 weeks ago
by tonsmink (2 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat

Hello! I recently bought an Buescher Aristocrat, the serial number puts it around 1939 i think. It has DALLAS engraved on…

3 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (42 posts)

Mark VI 1969

Hi guys!

I finally wandered over from Sax on the web (It's blocked at work, and this isn't) and realized that y…

3 weeks ago
by Saxquest (372 posts)

What's the difference between Selmer SBA, Mark VI & VII Tenor!

Recently, I got my company's year end bonus (no a big amount, about $4000 USdollars) and want to buy the Selmer Tenor. I sea…

4 weeks ago
by azuka (4 posts)

1926 King Alto Saxophone for Sale

I have a 1926 King Alto saxophone, serial number 97005, for sale. 
The horn is in very good cosmetic condition.…

4 weeks ago
by tgriss

2 vintage saxphones and a clarinet

 buecher1 48546 and a king 100838

Hi there, My father passed away in november and i am trying to…

1 month ago
by GFC (550 posts)

Brilhart mouthpiece serial number data base

Over at, they've created a timeline for Brilhart mouthpieces based on serial numbers:


1 month ago
by blanchae

Need Info on Vintage Tenor

Alright I am fixing up this old Tenor saxophone, on the bell it says "Rene Duval" on it, serial is 9XXX. I picked it up fo…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (42 posts)

Help Clarifying Conn Neck Tuner Start Date and serial sequence

As I was looking through the Saxophone Museum horns today, I notices a Conn C Melody Artist in Gold Plate with a serial nu…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (42 posts)

curved soprano sax made by C G Conn #48291

I was given this beautiful instrument, can anyone tell me the possible value?

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (42 posts)

1945-1946 Martin Saxophone

I work in a music shop in the poconos and a man came by to drop off a Martin tenor saxophone made in Elkhart Indiana. I wa…

2 months ago
by GFC (550 posts)


So I buy storage units and I came across this saxophone and I was wondering if anyone can tell me anything about it. Is it…

2 months ago
by barisaxalpha (8 posts)



2 months ago
by ACO

Hoosier Peddler nickel plated serial number 92472

Any one know what it is worth and if it is worth restoring? How old is it?

2 months ago
by treetop500 (1 post)

How Old

I have a Selmer Alto Sax very old with a number 18309 how can i find out the Model and if its worth anything?

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (42 posts)

Conn American 24M Alto Sax, Serial # 004967

I have a Conn 24M that is in great condition, and has just had the pads and cork redone. It says Conn American and Its ser…

2 months ago
by GFC (550 posts)

karl meyer tenor sax

Hi all, does anyone know know where i can actually find any information on my karl meyer tenor saxophone serial number is…

3 months ago
by GFC (550 posts)

Selmer SBA, Mark VI, Mark VII

What are the differences between the vintage Henri Selmer Super Balanced Action, the Mark VI and the Mark VII mechanically…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (42 posts)

indentyfying old sax

whe have a old sax with graving emperor artist chicago usa. he is silver color.
can somebody help us with identyfying…

3 months ago
by saxi (4 posts)

Idenifying C.G Conn Alto Sax w/ original case Serial # 537369

This saxophone belonged to my father in law who purchased it used when he was young. The only information I have is pretty…

3 months ago
by fleadeck

Buescher saxophone

I have a true tone buescher saxophone - series between 1909-1910   
I have photos below.  I am wonderi…

3 months ago
by GFC (550 posts)
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