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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…

10 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…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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,…

10 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…

10 years ago
by windiamond (5 posts)
10 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…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

indiana

anyone else got one of these? i4.photo…

10 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 ? ?

10 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 "!!!

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 years ago
by SamsSPP (1 post)
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