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Vintage Martin....approximate value?

A friend has in his possesion a Martin Alto(#86610-1927 I believe). Anyone have an idea on what it might sell for? Thanks.

9 years ago
by Alistair (1 post)

My Grandfather's Saxophone

I have a saxophone that was my grandfather's. I would like to know who made it. It says Low A L94673, and on the bell it says…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

How Do i play high F#?

i have an old alto sax the brand name is "concertone" and i really need to know how do i play high F# because my saxophone do…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Conn Vintage Sax?

I recently aquired a CONN vintage Sax in what I beleive excellent condition from a very nice elderly man. Told me he has has…

9 years ago
by mikemco2 (2 posts)

Help me identify

I have a number of saxes, both Selmer and Conn that I'd like to sell, but I'm not sure how to id them. The one I'm having the…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

sherwood sax value ?

/ I apologize in advance for having no knowledge whatsoever of the sax / A friend of mine without computer access asked me t…

9 years ago
by normcook (1 post)

1963 Mark VI Bari sax, set up

After my uncle's death, late 80's, his bari was loaned and not returned. After the borrower died a few months ago it was retu…

9 years ago
by kennyj (24 posts)

Need info on sax named CLOU!!

it's an interesting alto saxophone, i don't know what year it's made, think that it's made to an individual order... on the b…

9 years ago
by hehe23 (5 posts)

Sax named "American standard"!!

i found one tenor saxophone American standard High Grade.. made by Clev. Mus. Inst. Co. ser. numb. B 767, i dont know how old…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Just got a conn and need info.

I just bought a conn tenor from a pawn shop. It's in good playing shape. anyway it is stampped with a 16m and just below that…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

I Am One Happy Guy

I have always been a huge fan of Vintage American Tenor Saxophones and it has been my dream to own one each of the BIG FOUR.…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

American Artist Alto

I recently acquired an American Artist alto and I am seeking some information on it. It is silver and has American Artist eng…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Conn Wonder vs. Buescher True Tone

I am considering two horns...a Conn Wonder made in 1917 and a Buescher True Tone made in 1926. Both are silver plated and app…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

1970 MARK VI TENOR WITH HIGH F# KEY

I think I read in a former post that tenors with the high f# key were a problem horn. Is this correct? Thanks and best regard…

9 years ago
by Mactenor (102 posts)

Conreid Alto saxophone

I have a Conreid alto sax that i believe is from the early forties i am not sure about price of the saxophone or the history…

9 years ago
by bpo145 (1 post)

Buescher True Tone SN # 110658 (low pitch)

I recieved an estimate of value on this horn from some one last week. The estimate was 900 alto to 1200 tenor in mint conditi…

9 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Yeah Buescher go!

So tongith in my Big band I lent my buescher for a bit to the other tenor player. He was blown away by the feel of the horn,…

9 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)

Tenor Dolnet saxophone (Bel air serial 710xxx)

Does somebody knows anything about Dolnet apart that they were made in Paris or around there? I just found a good shape Tenor…

9 years ago
by markseez (17 posts)

desidera art deco italian alto- again!

been over 2 years since i asked about this, maybe some inormation now available? let me know please!

9 years ago
by oorwullie (21 posts)

King Zephyr Alto Saxes

I'm a student Tenor Sax Player that's into Jazz . I was thinking of getting a good alto sax. There's an old "retired" king Ze…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Martin Sax

I just got a new, well, old Martin Alto today (Serial # 104650). I love it, except for two MAJOR problems. Typically on a…

9 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Need info on Conn Sax!

I read some other entries on this forum and have somewhat of an idea. But I would like to know if someone would give me more…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

York Soprano Sax (1927)

I just saw a 1927 York Soprano Sax at a flea market. Would it be worth purchasing? It seemed like it was in good condition. S…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

silver tarnshes...

Hey everybody, I just got back my silver conn from bein overhauled(w/o any buffing or re-plateing) and it looks and plays as…

9 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Vintage sax choices

Hi guys Looking to buy a vintage sax, and have a few choices: ~302K Buescher TH&C; ~237K, ~320K King Zephyr; ~258K Con…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)
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