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vintage conn overhaul

I've been in the market for a new horn for awhile. I tried and tested the YAS-62..great horn...but not $2K better than the 23…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Buesher Aristocrat

hey, I have found a great Buesher Aristocrat w/ serial # 26635x. It's description reads as following: A stunning transitional…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Help !

I have an alto sax in my shop and I don't know what it is. I have played for more than a dozen years and am royally confused.…

9 years ago
by tenorsaxman5787 (1 post)

my new old sax

i recently aquried a vintage Pan Amercian tenor sax. before you laugh, hear me out. i have done some research and the serial…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

good vintage repair place in NC?

I have a buescher baritone sax, true tone model. According to the seriel number, it was made in 1921. It needs to be serviced…

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Grafton Plastic Alto

Has anyone actually seen or played a Grafton? I'm just curious because i've heard some really crazy stories about them, and…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

CONN 6M vs CONN6M which is the best??

Hi to everyone, I will to buy a Conn 6M and I've found 2 examples of this beautiful horn, both in excellent conditions. One i…

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Conn 6M Naked Lady Alto Sax 1952 on Ebay..Cheap

I put my Dads old sax on Ebay and just found out that it is a 6M Naked Lady Alto.Stupidly,I started the bids out cheap and no…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Questions about my 1931 Conn Sax.

I own a playable Conn alto sax and its serial number is A M248601 L It is nickel plated and in very good condition. 1…

9 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

A. Goetz???

i recently started removing the pads from and old silver stencil tru tone, under one of the largest pads the words A. Goetz 1…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Buescher tenor sax - 24" and 30"

I have two vintage Buescher tenor saxes...24" (S/N 71969) and 30" (S/N 74778). Why the difference in length from tenon to bow…

9 years ago
by charms (6 posts)

Question on alto saxophone

I have a "Pioneer made in USA " alto saxophone silver..Serial R 18591 Can someone help me identify this horn by manufacturer…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

need help with short shank mpc

anybody knows how to deal with the short shank of the short shank soloist? when its on the neck only a very short part of the…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Supertone C Melody Saxophone

We just acquired a Supertone C Melody Saxophone that is in great shape with a serial number of 56544. Has anyone ever heard o…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Selling my tenor: serial number question

I'm getting ready to sell my Conn 30M tenor. I've noticed that many ads do not give the complete serial number; they list som…

9 years ago
by bmw (2 posts)

New C Bueshler Soprano, Any suggestions?

Heres the sax, what do you guys think good deal? I think so, the seller is absolutly out of this world, anyone here ever look…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

New website for reeds and mouthpieces!

Hey everybody! I found a new website called www.allwoodwinds.com and it has the best prices on reeds and mouthpieces. My dad…

9 years ago
by saxmogul (2 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat Tenor

Can anyone shed some light on a mid 70's Buescher Aristocrat tenor (serial # 660xxx), as to if this was considered an interme…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

conn shooting star

I have an old conn usa shooting stars model horn, the serial # is L7XXXX(i think the 7 is right). Just want to make for certi…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

martin stencil help

I have, I believe, a Martin stencil marked "PREMIER AMERICAN" BUIT IN ELKHART IND. low pitch A 7679 THIS IS ALL I CAN FIND.…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

revolution

i wish to present a topic which is painful for all of us: repairs. say a repair man tells you the problem is bigger than yo…

9 years ago
by odedtzur (19 posts)

Martin Committee Saxophone "The Martin Alto"

I have a Martin Committee Alto Saxophone Serial number 150074. I only have the body, no mouthpiece or case. It's missing the…

9 years ago
by saxophonik (73 posts)

Help: vintage Martin Medalist by Elkhart?

Hi everyone, I honestly feel a bit like a leech, registering to ask this question, but my Google searches all ended in vain.…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Millereau.

Hello guys, I'm new here and not previously a Saxophone lover or player, but recently, I have salvaged a Millereau Brevete sa…

9 years ago
by markseez (17 posts)

Can anyone help me here on these sax's?

I'm ready to sell my sax's my Dad had left me.They will be on Ebay soon.The first one is Conn,serial # m216645 and says Made…

9 years ago
by musicman1221 (10 posts)
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