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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)

Is it a Conn or not? A short mystery

I have a silver sax that has same patent number as many other Conn"s I have seen with same Dec. 8, 1914. The Bell says "Perfe…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

My Grandpa's Alto Sax

Can someone help me identify my grandfathers alto? He was a semi-professional and performed in the 30' s and 40's. I am curio…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Cost of Conn Alto Saxophone in 1971

I am a writer, and I've been trying to do research on what the cost of a Conn Alto Saxophone would have been in 1971. I just…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Most Underated Horns Ever and they really Don't Cost Too Much

Ok so everyone knows of the vintage selmer dominance that exists in the SBAs and the Mark VIs. However, i think that what is…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Pics of my saxophones to sell..

As in my previous post,I was trying to identify my Dads sax's that I inherited.I know they are from the 50's(late)as far as I…

9 years ago
by musicman1221 (10 posts)

Trying out vintage saxes...

Is there anywhere to try out vintage saxes in southern California? I was guided to look at Conn, Buescher, Martin, and King b…

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

How much are my sax's worth???

My Dad died recently and I took possession of his instruments.They are 2 Sax's from the 50's,a flute and a clarinet from the…

9 years ago
by musicman1221 (10 posts)

MP for a vintage Buescher

I recently picked up a very nice Tru-Tone (serial # 142XXX). I have played alto for a long time and have been watching for th…

9 years ago
by clarinet1st (11 posts)

York???

Hi all!=] And thanks for saving us from a purchase we prob'ly would have regreted!!! (don't you just hate regrets) The forum…

9 years ago
by Yeoman (6 posts)

Wondering what year my Buescher tenor was made

I have a tenor that says BUILT BY BUESCHER, ELKHART IND. - serial number 104xxx and am wondering what year it was made. I was…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Buescher BU5

Has anyone heard of this model? I am guessing that it is newer and maybe not considered vintage at all. Help?

9 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Can Someone Identify my Conn's Year?

I just picked up this alto: Underslung octave key w/microtuner Rolled tone holes Naked lady on bell S/N: 6M VIII 291696 L A…

9 years ago
by Baunitdabaun (3 posts)

conn 20m

I can get a decent conn 20m for under 300 dollars. It needs only a little work, but do you think it would be a good purchase?…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

selmer tenor new york 1914

does any body know how much a 1914 selmer new york is worth

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn Soprano

Hello! I'm looking for some information on a straight brass Conn soprano, serial number M224, 8xx. I bought this sax for $7…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

vintage aristocrat

I recently posted about what tenor to get for blues, I appreciate the help, I think I'll go with a Buescher Aristocrat since…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

vintage conn

I have an alto sax made by conn and I am trying to find out what model it is. The serial number is 537708 and is says C G Con…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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