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Buesher True Tone Low Pitch

I have the Buesher Sax Ser# 172191 which was my Father's. It appears to be Silver plated with brass Keys. My guess is that is…

10 years ago
by charless9833 (7 posts)

KingMaster alto saxophone

hi about a year ago i came to acquire a kingmaster alto. i do not know this brand and have spent a fair while trying to find…

10 years ago
by zero_possibilities (6 posts)

Conn transitional saxophones - defined

Since creating Saxquest many years ago, I've seen quite a few Conn saxes pass through the doors here. Accordingly, I've been…

10 years ago
by MoG (1 post)

Question from a new player on a vintage horn!

Ok, so I have an old Conn Transitional tenor that belonged to my grandfather, and I'm trying to learn how to play sax to join…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

the worth of a C-melody

so i just got a Conn straight neck C-melody sax and had it overhauled and i'm curious what the thing is worth. i suspect the…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

A Conn, Martin, King, or Buescher?

Hey! I am thinking of buying an american "vintage" sax and i was wondering out of these four brands which brand is the more b…

10 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

Baritone Saxophone

I was just given a baritone saxophone and am trying to find out exactly what it is, I think it is a 1925 Conn but am not sure…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

King Super 20

There's a 1972-73 King Super 20 on ebay right now. I know these are great horns, but I am wondering if these are great years…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Charlie Parker's Sax?

First of all let me start by saying; I know absolutely nothing about saxophones. I am helping a friend sell a few things. Her…

10 years ago
by ps (35 posts)

Conn 6m! Please help!

Hi, I was thinking about buying a Conn transitional 6m (alto saxophone) and I wanted to know if this is a good idea. Any good…

10 years ago
by ps (35 posts)

Information needed on an old sax

We are hoping you can help us identify a saxaphone someone has given to us. We do not know much about saxaphones as no one we…

10 years ago
by napas14 (24 posts)

Martin Indiana... Again.

Okay So, I was just wondering how a stage I Martin Indiana serial 43XXX compares to some of the other student/ intermediate h…

10 years ago
by napas14 (24 posts)

Vintage Conns questions.

Right now I am currently aware that the old conn 6m and 10m alto saxes are both great horns...beat only by the mark VI, but i…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Silver Pride of Elkhart Alto Information

Hey guys. I have just purchaced a "Pride of Elkhart" eb Alto Silver Sax and I am guessing that it is a second line from Conn…

10 years ago
by cameltrophy3 (2 posts)

ARTIST Tenor Vintage Sax - who made it?

Hi, This is my first involvement in the discussion forum so I'd better introduce myself. Bob Taylor, played the sax for about…

10 years ago
by BobT (5 posts)

1940's Martin Indianna!HELP ME PLEASE!

Im looking for a inexpensive vintage horn with a good enough sound for me. I have been playing for 3 years. Would this be a g…

10 years ago
by napas14 (24 posts)

Beuscher vintage sax

I have a Beuscher Aristocrat True Tone series 1 model 288414 low pitch tenor sax that belonged to my Dad. It is in excellent…

10 years ago
by tinyangel (3 posts)

So, How about the Martin Indianna?PLEASE HELP ME:(

I was just wondering if a Martin Indianna would be a good horn for me. I have been playing for 3 years and i am looking for a…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Help naked lady year 1936 vers year 1955

Hello thank you for your input. Ok Im looking at two naked ladys one was made in 1936 and the other was made in 1955. Ok I un…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Conn Stencil?

I hoping to get an opinion from connsaxman jim on this. I just purchased this and whilst it would definitely seem to be a con…

10 years ago
by pease-pudding (6 posts)

c soprano repad advice

My conn stencil c soprano is about to go for repair and I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts as to the best type of pad…

10 years ago
by pease-pudding (6 posts)

Rate this horn Please!

Hi, I am thinking of buy a King Zephry series IV serial number 394XXX and was wondering if this is a good horn for an interme…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

What makes a sax vintage?

Im sorry if i sound kind of stupid... but what makes a sax vintage? Just it being made like a while ago? I have a Bundy, from…

10 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Pad Repair 1927 Buescher Alto

I have a silver 1927 Buescher True-Tone Low Pitch alto saxophone registered 225704. The padding has never been replaced to my…

10 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Buescher True Tone 1915-1920

So, I'm thinking of buying a Buescher True Tone Tenor Saxophone. After doing some research on the horn I now know that it was…

10 years ago
by napas14 (24 posts)
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