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Information on CHAPELAIN, Paris C Melody SAX

I just cleaned out my fathers storage room and found this nickel plated SAX. It has been there since my high school days. I p…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

new wonder rolled tone holes?

do all the c melody horns conn made have the rolled tone holes?? upon inspection of mine i see mine does. will this make it h…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

WHERE CAN I FIND A 10M CROOK PLEASE???

Does anyone know how can I do to find a 10M crook for my horn? Because it came with a Bundy II crook and I would like to have…

10 years ago
by paulwl (5 posts)

Help What is this Mirage Alto Sax serial 62373

Hello I have a old Mirage alto saxophone I found the sax at a antique store case was fallen apart replaced it case looked li…

10 years ago
by kd6tjc (17 posts)

Vintage Bundy value?

Wife says it's time to clean out the garage. So, my 1968-70 Bundy Alto sax needs to go. It is in bad need of a pad job, other…

10 years ago
by kd6tjc (17 posts)

Have you guys done this before?

I've recently purchase a vintage Conn Chu-Berry & got a huge & dark barking sound that more than I expect . But I've found a…

10 years ago
by wenhene (12 posts)

Little Help Evette Schaeffer Alto Sax. serial 65**

Hello I just bought this Evette Schaeffer alto saxophone with case I think the year is a 1959 might be wrong? The serial numb…

10 years ago
by kd6tjc (17 posts)

Weltklang soprano.

Hi can any one suggest why the note,s from d to f high on me sop don,t work. Thanks Beth.

10 years ago
by Beth (2 posts)

Buffet Crampon Stencil Alto Saxophone

Hello can you give me some information on buffet Evette & Schaeffer Paris stenciled on it and the other buffet with Old Kraft…

10 years ago
by kd6tjc (17 posts)

Buffet Crampon Stencil Alto Saxophone

Hello can you give me some information on buffet Evette & Schaeffer Paris stenciled on it and the other buffet with Old Kraft…

10 years ago
by kd6tjc (17 posts)

Help What is this Mirage Alto Sax serial 62373

Hello I have a old Mirage alto saxophone I found the sax at a antique store case was fallen apart replaced it case looked li…

10 years ago
by kd6tjc (17 posts)

conn new wonder??

well i won the bid on ebay for a conn alto ser. number 77994. it from the looks of the pic's is in pretty good shape. it went…

10 years ago
by chiachifan (1 post)

Conn 10M Naked Lady. Serial# 320487 PLEASE HELP!

I have a friend that wants to buy a tenor sax from a high school. It is a Conn 10M Naked Lady. (1948-1950) i belive. Does any…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn Alto question

If am looking at a Conn alto serial no. 526xxx. It has no other numbers and no engravings. It has wire keyguards. What model…

10 years ago
by kraizeemom (2 posts)

Dating my Dolnet Alto Sax??

Hi there, I have a vintage Dolnet Alto Sax that has been in our family for a long while now. It was bought second hand in aro…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Cleveland Bari Sax

I just won an Ebay auction for a Cleveland bari sax from the 1930's. I don't have it yet and do not have the serial number bu…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat

My grandfather passed on a Buescher Aristocrat to me that he played in high school. I had never seen his saxoophone before, b…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Need help! Trying to identify sax

Was recently given a saxophone and I have been trying to identify it. It is in a Martin case and, by comparing it to photos,…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Is this REALLY a Conn Chu Berry? (serial # inside)

I found a saxophone at a pawn shop, but when I inspected it (didn't play it yet), it had a weird serial number. 213xxx Is t…

10 years ago
by ThunderWhale (3 posts)

Alto Sax Holton Elkhorn "This Unknown...."

Hi to everybody, yes..."this Unknown..." Because on Saxpics I've found only a few pics, Steve Goodson show only the serial n…

10 years ago
by kennyz (31 posts)

vintage conn overhaul

I've been in the market for a new horn for awhile. I tried and tested the YAS-62..great horn...but not $2K better than the 23…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Buesher Aristocrat

hey, I have found a great Buesher Aristocrat w/ serial # 26635x. It's description reads as following: A stunning transitional…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Help !

I have an alto sax in my shop and I don't know what it is. I have played for more than a dozen years and am royally confused.…

10 years ago
by tenorsaxman5787 (1 post)

my new old sax

i recently aquried a vintage Pan Amercian tenor sax. before you laugh, hear me out. i have done some research and the serial…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

good vintage repair place in NC?

I have a buescher baritone sax, true tone model. According to the seriel number, it was made in 1921. It needs to be serviced…

10 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)
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