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Beuscher Baritone?

I have the opportunity to buy a vintage beuscher Baritone sax. I'm not sure of the model so i'm coming here to ask. Its silve…

10 years ago
by mattMrozinski (35 posts)

1947 selmer balanced action

what are the average price for a horn of this age does anyone know

10 years ago
by cherish22 (5 posts)

lacquer stripping

My VI alto has been needing a new set of pads for quite some time now and since the lacquer is running on the low side (and t…

10 years ago
by mattMrozinski (35 posts)

Beuscher Baritone?

I have the opportunity to buy a vintage beuscher Baritone sax. I'm not sure of the model so i'm coming here to ask. Its silve…

10 years ago
by mattMrozinski (35 posts)

Tarnish Removal

I have a 1949 Big B Aristrocat that has started to oxidize. It has a reddish look to some of the keys and the bell. I was won…

10 years ago
by Saxon (100 posts)

Looking for Neck for Conn C Melody

Hello I was wondering if anyone out there has a neck for a Conn C Melody sax that they are willing to part with or if they k…

10 years ago
by Saxon (100 posts)

C melody help!!!

Does anyone have information on a Lyon & Healy C Melody sax? It's a stencil, and its gold plated. My dad is thinking of buyin…

10 years ago
by ps (35 posts)

Buescher truetone tenor sax silver plated - age?

I have an old Buescher tenor - serial number 210479, labelled 'TRUETONE' and 'LOW PITCH'. Can anyone tell me the age of the t…

10 years ago
by greygary (2 posts)

Key fingering chart

I am looking for a key fingering chart for my baritone saxophone, can anyone tell me where I can get one? Thank You

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Getzen Tenor?

I recently ran across a 'bargain' horn passing by a small yard sale. $20 later, I was the (proud?) owner of what appears to g…

10 years ago
by kygator3 (6 posts)

conn conqueror

looking for a buyer

10 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

Borderline Selmr serial numbers

Hey all, this is my first post here. I wanted to get everyone's (presumed) expert opinion on a question I've had for a few ye…

10 years ago
by STEVE GOODSON (291 posts)

Help with Wurlitzer Alto

I have a Wurlitzer alto which I bought used in 1948. on the bell it is engraved "Wurlitzer American, Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. U.…

10 years ago
by Jaxsax (5 posts)

What to buy?

My son is playing a Buescher Alto which was my father's. It is old and has been redone twice. Now the band teacher wants my s…

10 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

Buescher Alto Saxophone IDs

Location of S/Ns (Under Thumb Rest)?? Is S/N 111626 a Valid ##??(Instrument was purchased new in the early 1960s) What does t…

10 years ago
by nlesclark@sbcglobal.net (1 post)

1953 Alto Buffet

My dad passed away in 1990. Nis horn and his music were his breath. Now, alone and longing to be played, I am curious to know…

10 years ago
by lyndiesterling (1 post)
10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Vintage King SN 10658

Hi! I´m from Sweden and hope to find some answers I cant get over here. I´ve got a King sax with the SN 10658- I cant find…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Need help to id a Buescher

Hello, I am trying to identify my old Buescher Alto so I can list it on ebay. The model number is 427751. It measures 22" wit…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Conn Naked Lady Bari sax

I just purchased a saxophone from ebay. It is a Conn Naked Lady 12M, serial number 566521. I dont really know much about thes…

10 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

C melody Conn... mouthpiece?

I just bought a C melody New Wonder Conn, made 1924ish. My alto mouthpiece sounds great on it, but the intonation sucks.. Are…

10 years ago
by Saxon (100 posts)

In search of a NECK

Hi. I've got a 30's Buescher Aristocrat alto that needs a neck. Help! Thanks, -m

10 years ago
by 10rsax (19 posts)

Can Anyone Tell me what brand of Sax I have?

I have an Alto sax that has only the following information engraved on it. AKD 9705037. Can anyone tell me how to find out wh…

10 years ago
by dbuilder (1 post)

SML Tenor Sax

I haven't noticed anyone really mentioning the SML Saxes here. Why is that? I just bought one of the SML D tenor saxes. I use…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Old Selmer Alto

Got the chance to buy an old Selmer alto , serial no 11034 ,Think is a Modele 26, has anyone have any ideas when it was made…

10 years ago
by barisax999 (400 posts)
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