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Help on mystery sax- ripoff of a super balanced.

I'm just wondering if anyone can help me. Recently, I found an old, beat up silver tenor in a pawn shop. I bought it cheap, r…

10 years ago
by odedtzur (19 posts)

Selmer Altos.....

What exactly is the difference between a Selmer AS100 and a Selmer Omega?

10 years ago
by mhodges (2 posts)

Weltklang Bari sax serial 46xx

have they been made by Keilwerth or not?! I've heard that weltklang saxes are not good for playing only these bari saxes are…

10 years ago
by hehe23 (5 posts)

Conn New Wonder Tenor - Al Gagnon

I have a Conn tenor sn131139 that I played in high school and college in the 60's. It has a woman in a 20's style bathing sui…

10 years ago
by Marilyn (2 posts)

Images for my site!!! www.vintagehorn.com

Hello all, I don't mean to ring my own bell but my site is starting to look really sweet. What am I missing? non-copywrited…

10 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Need info on Buffet-Crampon Super Dynaction Alto Sax S#9570 Built Circa 1892

My wife was given this horn in 1968 by her mother. She continued to play through about 1977. The instrument has been maintain…

10 years ago
by Amica (1 post)

Gerry Mulligan's bari

I have a video of Gerry Mulligan, (probably one of his last ones), and he is playing his Conn bari. Does anyone out there kno…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

New Band Mom

My son is going into band this summer, he is in 5th grade. He as decided to play saxophone. I am going into this blinded . I…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Which Conn do I have, serial C268xx

I'm 38 and I want to start learning to play the sax. To get started, I bought a Conn "Shooting Star" on Ebay and I'm trying t…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn Trannie

Does anyone out there play a Transitional from around 1930? How do these horns sound compared to the Chu Berry and the Naked…

10 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Need help on ID

Hi..I have researched a little for info on this sax. The serial number reads "C64061" and it has the star burst design with "…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

to The Knight Templar and all that bow down to them

Do you guys have enough inluence on the Webmaster of this site ---so that you can request on all our behalfs to reverse the o…

10 years ago
by Stiles B (101 posts)

C SOPRANO SAX

I AM LOOKING FOR A CURVED C SOPRANO SAX. ANY SUGGESTIONS ON WHAT MAKES TO STAY AWAY FROM? AT ON TIME I HAD 1 Bb SOP, 4 Eb ALT…

10 years ago
by cmelodysax-uk (1 post)

Conn " The Naked Lady"

My uncle gave me this sax in the mid 50's, and it was old then. Someone just told me that it is very rare. Do you have any in…

10 years ago
by MikeZ (2 posts)

My Intro

I just joined this forum and thought I would share a brief into. My 11 year old son is joining band for the first time as an…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Weltklang sax

I purchased an old Weltklang from a pawn shop 17 years ago, and now that I am relocating, I am considering selling it. It has…

10 years ago
by blackntru (2 posts)

Good Vintage sax

I'm fairly new to the tenor sax, having only played for 2 years. I want to buy a tenor this summer and don't know what to loo…

10 years ago
by p-land sax (32 posts)

The conn 12m

Hi, is there anybody who knows anything about the baryton conn 12m thanks, Hugo

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Resoldering posts

Damn ! - just bought a 1933 Sioma baritone (a Conn copy) and whilst cleaning it up (it's in pretty sad condition, but not bad…

10 years ago
by DaveUK1965 (14 posts)

Spot re-lacquer

As you might have seen from a post below, I've got a new baritone. 1933, Sioma - it needs some love and attention, believe me…

10 years ago
by DaveUK1965 (14 posts)

Buescher True tone

I've come a crossed a Buescher Silver True tone alto sax with the serial number 196368. I'm curious when this might have been…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Early Selmer Buescher

i'm curious to know if there are any good bueschers made right after selmer bought the company. i've got a line on a '65 aris…

10 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

conn sax vintage

help in identifying please patent number showing 1914 and 1119954 serial number looks like M 191938 with an "A" above the ser…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

King 1915 Tenor Saxophone

About 8 years ago I went through a month long phase of wanting to play the saxophone. I bought a sax through an ad in the new…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

is Stagg a good make for a sop?

Hi, I saw a soprano stagg in very good condition. The man stopped after a month and want 200 or 300 euros for it. It can be c…

10 years ago
by mamafrica (9 posts)
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