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Selmer Balanced vs. True Tone vs. Chu Berry

I am looking to buy a sax. This will be to play, not to just look at, so any help would be appreciated. The ones I'm comparin…

9 years ago
by nicko12 (4 posts)

Sonny Rollins' Setup On album " Worktime "

As Title , i love that kind of sound ( or just because of the recording technics of that time ? ) , I found the album just bu…

9 years ago
by wenhene (12 posts)

Reference Series vs. Mark VI

hi, i'm thinking about serioulsy upgrading my tenor. currently i play an unlaquered 'Mad Meg' (?) Canonball, but i'm thinkin…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Looking for a God Vintage Soprano

Hey Guys, I am a bit of a fan of Vintage saxes, and i like most things about them and i was interested in buying a soprano,…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

LAKELAND TENOR SAX

anyone have any information on this horn? where it could have been made says lakeland classic.the left pinky cluster looks li…

9 years ago
by windiamond (5 posts)
9 years ago
by Candyboy (75 posts)

1939 Buescher Aristocrat Tenor

Hi this message is for any one that can help me.Dave Dix I would appreciate your imput please. I am recieving this horn from…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

indiana

anyone else got one of these? i4.photo…

9 years ago
by oorwullie (21 posts)

Borgani Bari

Could anyone tell me anythong about a 1960-70 Borgani Bari Sax ? ? ? Worth buying or not - what kind of quality ? ?

9 years ago
by bradp (2 posts)

Stentor soprano saxophone?!

Has anybody heard about something like this?! it loks very old, silver covered, on the bell engraved "Stentor Paris "!!!

9 years ago
by hehe23 (5 posts)

Trying to decipher the year for this Conn alto Sax I have for sale.

I consulted the Conn Ltd. website, but can't get a handle on the serial number system. My sax has 6 numbers, then a letter; 5…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

M 202942 L

What is this? I was told it's a Conn 1928, but now that I have the serial number, when I look it up, I see "M" as being the p…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Buescher low pitch

Does anyone know what a Buescher low pitch alto sax would be worth. Has satin silver on the outside with a gold bell. Excelle…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

vintage selmer tenor

hey everyone- I've been looking on saxpics.com, trying to figure out what kind of tenor it is that i'm looking into buying. I…

9 years ago
by LaURaPlaYstHeSaX (1 post)

Conn 16M and 1925 Buescher True Tone

The guy that has these is willing to give me both for $570. Is it worth it? This seems to be the best way for me to get both…

9 years ago
by thekidd (10 posts)

"Concertone" Sax... Serial 192325

what is the company "Concertone" and is she famus? i bought this saxophone 4 years ago and my teacher told me its like 80+ ye…

9 years ago
by hwiggy (14 posts)

Matching serial #

Hi everyone I have a selmer tenor # 59xxx, silverplated. I can understand that many MK VI necks have matching serial# on the…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Mk VI, serial numbers, and Ebay

Hello, Is it a good idea to buy a Mk VI on ebay? I'm looking at one with a 5-digit serial no. (one of the better ones I'm to…

9 years ago
by wvujazzman (48 posts)

Can you help identify old Sax?

Thanks for your precious time to read this. I have an old Sax that an older lady brought in that she thinks her late husband…

9 years ago
by DarrellAHobbs (3 posts)

Buescher TT

On an earlier thread DaveDix responded to my question about a not-expensive "step up" alto, advised I look for a Buescher Tru…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Buescher Sax Question

I am looking at buying a Buescher True Tone. Is there anything more you can tell me about this sax, and how much it might be…

9 years ago
by thekidd (10 posts)

I NEED INFO ON THIS SOPRANO SAX

I HAVE A SOPRANO SAX THAT APPEAR TO BE OLD , AGE UNKNOW. THE KEYS ARE SMALLER AND CONDENCE THAN OF THE NEWER SOPRANO SAXOPHON…

9 years ago
by ARONFROMBMORE (1 post)

Arampone Tenor

Has anyone heard of Arampone? I have a sax that I got years ago from a friend. All keys were there, but no screws, rods or sp…

9 years ago
by SamsSPP (1 post)

Need info on Buescher sax

Can anyone give me some info on a Buescher Elkhart Alto sax. It's a silver sax with serial number 122 795. I know that it's p…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Buffet Crampton Tenor sax from 1964

hello, Can somebody provide me with information regarding this brand , produced during this period? What is the reasonable pr…

9 years ago
by zuki (1 post)
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