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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)

Conn Transitional serial number

I have a Conn Transitional LowPitch Alto. -gold laquer -plain engraving -LH Bell Key Design -New Wonder style octave key (not…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

What u think about super action 80

Helo one i new and tow i buy my First sax i play on tenor and baritone But i now i not tell u about my History but i want to…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Kahler Tenor Saxophone

Anybody anything about this make. It was baught in the late '60's I would be gratefull for your views

9 years ago
by mondomondo (1 post)

Conn M series

I was wondering what the difference was between the Conn 6m, 10m, 16m, etc. I am new to vintage saxes so I may end up asking…

9 years ago
by old10m (7 posts)

more Buescher questions

I have read that saxes made before 1930 can have questionable intonation. How true is that? I am looking at an Elkhart Buesch…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

vintage sax for blues and RnR

Hi, I'm new to this forum and it seemed like the right place for some advice. As an aspiring blues player, my alto (a buesche…

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Just posted my Conn 6M Alto for Trade, sad to see it go.

Hey everyone, Check out my old Alto here: www.s…

9 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

The Martin C melody

I have a C melody that I think is a handcraft. How do I know for sure? The serial number is 29xxx. It says The Martin on the…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)
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