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Need help identifying vintage saxophone i bought?

I recently bought what the seller called a vintage alto saxophone. he said it was from 1926. it certainly looks and p…

4 months ago
by Gregory Butko (8 posts)

Pan American

Hi All
i have  just won a Pan American Alto on eBay, I believe they are basically a Conn, but have no idea what…

4 months ago
by Gregory Butko (8 posts)

Buescher alto sax

I have my great grandad's Buescher True-tone alto sax which my grandma also played and now its my turn!  I am a begin…

4 months ago
by Gregory Butko (8 posts)

Crazy Sax Player Loves Conn C Melody Horns

I have many years of saxophone restoration history. During my “Tenure” at the repair table, I have fallen hard…

4 months ago
by Gregory Butko (8 posts)

king h n white cleve'd o. ser # 84000

Just bought this as a grad present 4 our son. We r guitar people and know nothing about sax.{Well... maybe we do... we do…

4 months ago
by lisao (2 posts)

Looking for any info on this Sax

It is a Conn Saxophone M196796 PATD DEC.8.1914 1119954 ALTO LOW PITCH 

Made by E.G.Conn Ltd
ELKHART-IND…

4 months ago
by GFC (341 posts)

Conn Elkhart 1926 C Melody

Hi All,
4 replies by OzShires (1 post) 5 months ago

4 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (15 posts)

TITO BELATI PERUGIA

Hello all,

I just pulled out an old soprano sax that my pops gave to me years ago before he died and I was wond…

4 months ago
by saxophony14

found a saxaphone

Would like to know a ballpark figure for the cost of a silver saxaphone that we found at my dads house.  It has a ser…

5 months ago
by Saxquest (306 posts)

Identifying a Conn Tenor

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5 months ago
by GFC (341 posts)

can any one help with info on my mark vi herny selmer

can any one help me with info on this sax its stamped up henry selmer made in france m237433

5 months ago
by phil2uk

Microtuners, Rolled Tone Holes, Nickel Plated Keywork

Read a good write up here: http://www.saxgourmet.com/conn__saxophones.htm      on Conn Saxophones.&nbs…

5 months ago
by GFC (341 posts)

when CONN dropped rolled tone holes & micro tuner

I am a volunteer at the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, CA.  There are plans to reconfigure the galleries, and th…

5 months ago
by SYNCHROJAMES (3 posts)

Vintage YORK Grand Rapids Alto info please

Hi all, New to your group, please forgive the fact that I am a trumpet player. I recently retired and am looking to occupy…

5 months ago
by jamiefreitag (1 post)

CONN SHERWOOD MASTER TENOR SAX

Hello,

I recently purchased a Conn Sherwood Master Tenor Saxaphone. Serial No. 111948.
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5 months ago
by qbaker (7 posts)

Help with ID of early Conn Tenor

Hi. I've looked at the serial numbers and photos on the forum and I just can't seem to match mine up. I have a Conn Tenor…

5 months ago
by qbaker (7 posts)

Trying to figure out brand...

So, I risked $150 and bought an unknown...  I believe it's mid century, given the mother of pearl keys, and engraving…

6 months ago
by netselkie

My mother's 1956 Buffet Crampon Alto Sax

Hello fellow saxophonists -

eh, who am I kidding, I haven't played in 20 years! That's where I want your opinio…

6 months ago
by habamom (6 posts)

1913 alto saxophone

I am thinking of selling my Buescher serial number 22146. It is in ok condition. How much do you think it is worth?

6 months ago
by saxgourmet (108 posts)

"NEW YORK" Selmer mystery solved.....Not a CONN !!

Something just didn't jive when I looked at the New Wonder series 1 Conn Pics, and after reading that Buescher also made a Se…

6 months ago
by GFC (341 posts)

Conn New Wonder/Chu berry Vs. 1928 Buescher true tone silver

Hi guys, I'm thinking if selling my TT for a 1924 new wonder. Its got the oeiginal two finish with gold washed bell. I lov…

6 months ago
by SteviTheSaxBi

Question about Conn Alto

Hi, everyone!
This is my first post here, and I have a question about this Conn alto that I have been playing for a c…

6 months ago
by ryanmcauley (2 posts)

Noblet Leblanc Alto

I am looking for a little information on a sax that I recently purchased.  The serial number is 14245 and is pictured…

6 months ago
by saxgourmet (108 posts)

Orpheum Deluxe SN# 69xx

I am trying to determine the actual maker of this Tenor and through different forums I have come up with two possibilities…

6 months ago
by GFC (341 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat Alto

Hi, 

I"m hoping to get some input from the experts on this forum. I've been playing sax (off and on) since…

6 months ago
by GFC (341 posts)
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