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1950s Bundy Tenor Sax worth repairing?

My daughter has been learning the clarinet and wants to play tenor sax. A neighbor gave us a 1950s Bundy Tenor Sax, but it ne…

5 years ago
by dgallego (27 posts)

Lovely Conn Alto with weird 'A' in serial number

I have been borrowing this alto from a friend, thinking about buying it but I don't know exactly what it is or what I should…

5 years ago
by dgallego (27 posts)

Buescher True Tone?

Hello all you awesome people in saxophone land.  I have a Lyon & Healy Stencil horn and I am trying to find out s…

5 years ago
by baron_von_kc (1 post)

York C Soprano Saxophone

I purchased a silver C soprano stamped York at an estate sale. The serial #889xx puts it at 1927 if the sources I found are c…

5 years ago
by pastordoc44 (2 posts)

what do I have

I found a conn sax 1952 naked lady..from what I can tell it an alto..also it's from the navy it says usn...I used the seri…

5 years ago
by Saxquest (374 posts)

vintage kingston soprano sax

I have a kingston soprano sax look just like a conn muzzo soprano can't find any info on it is in very good condition with ca…

5 years ago
by LarryK (2 posts)

Yanagisawa T90 Prisma

I just played a Yanagisawa T90 and WOW! Nice Horn. Does anyone know anything about when, where, who, or any info about this h…

5 years ago
by tbly (1 post)

Supertone history & identification

This is my first sax. It appears to be intact and functional. Stamping reads: PATD DEC 1914 P16661 L . The sound holes have n…

5 years ago
by GFC (558 posts)

Elkhart Alto Identification - Elkhart Band Instrument Co or Martin Stencil

Hi everyone, I have an Alto sax that I am trying to identify. It is silver/nickel plated. Here are the specs: It is engrav…

5 years ago
by bluezhound (4 posts)

A strapon for my naked lady tenor (seriously)

This post is about a resonance-adjusting movable weight that can be attached to Conn tenors with wire neck struts. It was ins…

5 years ago
by (7 posts)

Please help identify my Conn Alto please!

The alto has stars on it so I assume it's the Shooting Star series. It says USA on it and the serial says L26311 I am guessin…

5 years ago
by Zeniada (3 posts)

Identification of CONN alto sax

Can anybody help identify the model and possible value of my saxaphone. It is a CONN Alto , the number is 2971 It is in good…

5 years ago
by Zeniada (3 posts)

Conn 26M restore or keep original?

Hello, I found a good original 26M and took it to our local restorer who has done some great work for us in the past. Everyth…

5 years ago
by GFC (558 posts)

Triebert Vintage French Sax

I've come across a bari sax, French made by Triebert (I think, the writing is a little difficult to read! It's a complete wre…

5 years ago
by AliT (3 posts)

OLD Italian Alto sax, need to ID. Can you help a newbie?

We just found this site during our search for information. Hello, and thanks in advance. We have a very old alto sax. Serial…

5 years ago
by audioslave (1 post)

Unkown year,No Serial, Mirage Alto Sax

My mother got me an Alto sax (which i kinda dont need) Said she got it from a pawn shop for me last christmas. Every mouthpie…

5 years ago
by tenormonsterninja (1 post)

concertone sax serial #36449

can anyone help me,I have a saxophone that has the name Concertone on the front but I can not find any information on it it s…

5 years ago
by kengantner (1 post)

Buescher Alto Sax

I have a Buescher aristrocrate Alto Serial Number 404067 and under that number is 1033 does anyone know what that second numb…

5 years ago
by kngsnk (1 post)

Buescher Sax Value

I thought I had posted this once but do not see it. I have a Buescher Aristorcrat Sax Elkhart-Ind S/N 333424/140. It is in go…

5 years ago
by Linda Q (1 post)

Bundy Special saxophone

My son just bought a Bundy Spacial Saxophone Made in Germany by H&A Selmer Inc. I would like to know under what category fall…

5 years ago
by Jose (3 posts)


York was awarded two saxophone patents concerning tone holes in the later part of the 1920s: 1690862 and 1673195. York alto s…

5 years ago
by Gregory Butko (8 posts)

1957 buffet crampon tenor sax

Any thoughts on the value of a 1957 buffet crampon tenor sax. serial number 5011. been repadded and relaquered in the mid 90'…

5 years ago
by jsc3486 (2 posts)

Can you help me identify my sax please.

I have a 1920s silver plated straight soprano which has no makers name. The only engraving is "Mold & Co, Dean St, London". I…

5 years ago
by bibbage (22 posts)

Another 60's Conn Saxophone

I'm trying to figure out where the serial number is on my old Also Conn Saxophone. It was purchased around 1960 and the only…

5 years ago
by dcgriffee (1 post)

1912 buescher true tone

i have just ordered a 1912 buescher true tone that look sin good shape, what do you think about these horns?

5 years ago
by callan20180 (1 post)
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