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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…

10 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

sax ser# 1119954C 138096L

seeking date information and value for this sax. Very extensive stencil. Looks like a Madri Gras mask and a person's face.…

10 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Orpheum De Luxe?

Wonder if anyone knows about this tenor sax. It calls itself an Orpheum De Luxe, and has "Made in Italy" stamped on it, with…

10 months ago
by Dwayneair (2 posts)

Help me ID Selmer Tenor

 

I have what I think is a Selmer sax.  But I have no idea what model this is.

Can anyone help m…

10 months ago
by saxgourmet (112 posts)

This Soprano Needs a New Home

I have what appears to be a Conn New Wonder Chu Berry model Soprano but I need to make sure before I place this for sale.&…

10 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Anyone out there playing a "The Martin" alto?

I put my 132xxx Mark VI down for "The Martin" a couple months ago-- I love the action and rich sound (I find it dark like the…

10 months ago
by Heintzman2007 (7 posts)

How can I find out more

I have a sax which has been in a cupboard for over 40 years.
According to the engraving on the front it is made by JR…

10 months ago
by Baldrick

York

Can anyone give some information on early model York saxophones. Real early ... Around the 3 digit serial number range. &n…

10 months ago
by rcotton

Buffet Crampon Paris Tenor Sax 1940s & Selmar Artist mouthpiece

I have a Buffet Crampon Paris, France tenor sax. I believe it is from the 1940s. The serial number is 18836.

I hav…

10 months ago
by GFC (359 posts)

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…

10 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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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11 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…

11 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…

11 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. …

11 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…

11 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…

12 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,…

12 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago
by saxgourmet (112 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…

1 year ago
by leaarmstrong (1 post)
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