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Vintage Conn

I am trying to fiqure out exactly what I have and maybe what its worth. I looked at some of the other sites trying to fiqu…

9 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Jimmy Dorsey alto

A while back there was a discussion re: a Jimmy Dorsey Alto. My alto has 2 serial numbers; one on the bell and one on the…

9 months ago
by altodoubler (2 posts)

My grandfathers saxophone - help needed please

My grandfather left me his saxophone when he died in the 1970's and I have had it in storage really ever since. I would no…

10 months ago
by romawi

Conn ladyface

Hi all,

I found a good Ladyface 6M alto serialn° 634229.
The only vintage horn I have is a Martin Sten…

10 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

1922 C.G. Conn New Wonder

This was my late grandmother's horn, and it's been sitting in a basement for the last who knows how many decades. The seri…

10 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

dating my grandfathers sax

I have my grandfathers sax and wanted to date it.

The engravings on the back are

 

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10 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat Alto?

Hello! I recently bought a Buescher Aristocrat saxophone, but was confused because its serial number is 112331?  I wo…

10 months ago
by BPhoney (2 posts)

Camelot tenor sax

Can anyone tell me anything about this sax? it's a tenor, stamped "Camelot" and "26."  I was told that it was likely…

10 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Martin Imperial Alto

OK, so I know this is not a handcraft Martin Imperial.  The bell is engraved with the words Martin and Imperial. …

10 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Yamaha YTS-62 Purple Logo

Hi all,

I'm new here and I need some help. I'm buying a Yamaha Tenor 62 Purple Logo but I am worried because I…

10 months ago
by tirambaby77 (7 posts)

Vintage Tenor King Super 20 needs a new home

Hey Sax Players,
I am new to the forum and, to be honest, a novice in the saxophone world. I recently acquired a vint…

11 months ago
by saxmanleny (1 post)

Grafton Sax model ref :10861

Hi Forum,

Just cleared my old mans house out due to sale and found a Grafton model ref above in mint condition,…

11 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Buescher True-Tone baritone

I have a Buescher True-Tone baritone, serial number 153799. Can anyone tell me what year it would have been built? The fro…

11 months ago
by lastoilshock (2 posts)

"BRAND NEW" 1967 Selmer Paris Mark VI Tenor

Hi - I graduated high school in 1968 and the school took back the Bundy tenor I had been using. So I bought a brand new Sel…

11 months ago
by syracusebill (1 post)

G. LEBLANC ALTO SAX

I am a repairman in Utah and am trying to find out info on a mid 50's alto for a client of mine. It Says G. LEBLANC on the…

11 months ago
by saxgourmet (109 posts)

Conn Saxophone Models Timeline

I am posting this for those of you curious as to what year or model your Conn saxophone might be. Here is the list with appro…

11 months ago
by leaarmstrong (1 post)

Sax vs. Sax vs. Sax

Through my years of playing tenor, I've accumulated quite a few nice vintage horns. I've alternated between them to serve…

11 months ago
by Dr. J (5 posts)

Mark vi sharp low c

Hello I was able to snatch a brilliant condition mark vi 1957 for just 3000$.
it has all original parts lacquer and t…

11 months ago
by Saxquest (320 posts)

Price on a old mkvi

Hello so I am luckie enough to happen to own a alto vi with the original plating in very good condition year 1957 so it is…

11 months ago
by naz (3 posts)

Frank Holton L.P. Tenor

I got a holton l.p. tenor. I did a serial number search, and it matched up to somthing made around mid 1909. the bell says 'F…

12 months ago
by Saxquest (320 posts)

Holton Tenor Sax - need info

I have a Holton Tenor Sax serial #15836 which I beleive is mid 20's production.  It has a A. Robert Paris mouthpiece.…

12 months ago
by tmzakarian

Age of my Buescher True Tone

Hi there,

According to the number on my tenorsax I think it's produced in1921.
There's a picture of my sax…

12 months ago
by Saxquest (320 posts)

Thinking of going vintage

Hi everyone, its my 1st day on the forum and thought I would ask the experts for advice. 
I have been playing al…

1 year ago
by cycles (42 posts)

Conn 10M

 

  This is a problem that I have never had with any sax, and I am hoping someone has had experience wit…

1 year ago
by cycles (42 posts)

dorsey model

I have owned my balanced action alto since 1954 .#27924 .The bell pads are on the left side while playing .It has all the…

1 year ago
by Saxquest (320 posts)
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