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CONN Tenor Sax Model/Timeline?

I once had a Conn Tenor sax, very embellished engravings on the bell. I remember it being like a floral design, with the stam…

4 years ago
by EKuhn (2 posts)

Vintage Moennig Bros. Soprano Saxophone

This Saxophone has a serial number that places it in the early 1920's, it is a padless (I believe that's what they call them)…

4 years ago
by sax2play4u (1 post)

Jean Cartier

I have an old Jean cartier alto and I was wondering if anyone could help me figure out how much it is worth. It has been sitt…

4 years ago
by Joshw (1 post)

Conn Tenor Saxophone

I recently acquired a conn tenor saxophone. The only numbers I could find on it were 10m 8 350644 L. Can you tell me anything…

4 years ago
by pinklady (3 posts)

What Model/Year is my Vintage Conn Tenor?

I recently purchased a vintage Conn tenor. It's serial number is M260423. It's in great shape besides a few leaky pads and i…

4 years ago
by rennwaldo (2 posts)

Bought a Vintage Conn : PLS HELP

Guys, I recently bought a vintage conn from 1920's. Needed your comments and info on this model (1119954 A M143904 L). How is…

4 years ago
by scorpion (2 posts)

Concertone C-Melody - What is it?

Who made the Concertone? I have a silver Concertone with gold wash C-Melody probably from before 1930. It has the low B flat…

5 years ago
by Mouldingman (4 posts)

Conn Saxophone

I found an old Conn Eb at an antique store... I was curious about how old it is and if it is rare or not. The serial is 72594…

5 years ago
by cdlavalle (1 post)

How much is a 1967 Conn 6m worth?

It does not have the "naked lady" nor does it have rolled tone holes, but it has an underslung octave key. It plays great.…

5 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Vintage York Saxophone - More info needed!

Could anyone give me some more information about my York saxophone. I was given it about 10 years ago by a relative who was…

5 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Strange stuff on ebay

Seller "eforcity" has a bunch of vintage horns on ebay, all for "buy it now" price of $1700. This includes horns worth way mo…

5 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Buescher c Melody sax, any tip

I recently bought a "True Tone

5 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Old Conn Selmer... how much is it worth?

My saxophone is in really good condition. Its silver with good pads. "Varsity USA" is engraved on the bell with a design. I'v…

5 years ago
by Effi (1 post)

Old Conn Sax

Hello, I was wondering if anyone could identify this sax, sounds like the other ones that people asked about. Patd. Sept. 1…

5 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Old Conn Sax

Hello, I was wondering if anyone could identify this sax, sounds like the other ones that people asked about. Patd. Sept. 1…

5 years ago
by banshee (2 posts)

Martin Tenor - Committee III 1948

Looking for a good mouthpiece for the above vintage Martin tenor. Tried Meyer 5M and found it hard to play - reverted to orig…

5 years ago
by MartinMods (63 posts)

American Artist

hello, I have an American Artist sax. It is silver and has stamped into the base of the horn " low pitch A 5283" Can anyone…

5 years ago
by dscglfguru (1 post)

Decodeing the year of my Conn 10M

I am trying to figure out the year of my Conn Tenor Sax that my Grandfather left to me . I have been playing it for 2 years n…

5 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

selmer super action 80

anyone have anything to say about the orig super action 80? I've been playing one since about 1984. what's they're reputation…

5 years ago
by VintageTenorSound (1 post)

Identifying a Conn USA Sax

We have recently come into possession of a Conn USA sax and we are trying to learn a little more about it. On the bell there…

5 years ago
by Whispers (1 post)

Lyon Healy

Hi, I have a Lyon Healy saxophone. I was wondering if anyone could tell me anything about it. On the front it says lyon Heal…

5 years ago
by wtaylor40 (2 posts)

What's the difference between different vintage Selmers?

Hi, I'm in the process of buying my first real saxophone; I've been playing for about 7 years and have had some major sax tr…

5 years ago
by kelsey (802 posts)

How old is this sax and what is it worth?

I have recently inherited a saxophone. I came across this site and tried to identify and price my saxophone but could not fin…

5 years ago
by abcde (1 post)

Soundquality Conn New Wonder vs Conn Naked Lady

For 25 years I played a Conn from 1919 and was always pleased with the big sound end the projection. Very clear and broad sou…

5 years ago
by Joost (1 post)

To Sell or Not To Sell . . .

I have a vintage Conn sax that I cannot play and would like to sell. I've been told it's worth a great deal, but no one has g…

5 years ago
by oberz3 (1 post)
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