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olds ambassador paris ,who made them?

ok veturing into the world of stencils ,and it seems olds in paris was good at it i have a tenor here,cannot find serial numb…

9 years ago
by windiamond (5 posts)

King tenor sax appraisal

I have an old tenor sax that I'm looking to sell, but I'd like to know the value of it before I do that. It's a King Super 20…

9 years ago
by In-N.E.Ga (2 posts)

WELTKLANG ALTO,PRO OR NOT?

I HAVE JUST BEEN SCOURING SOMEPAWN SHOPS AND CAME ACROSS A BEAUTIFLY WELTKLANG ALTO SILVER WONDERFUL SCROLL WORK ON THE BELL…

9 years ago
by rsclosson (9 posts)

Julius Keilwerth KING Modell 3

I've recently bought an old tenorsax just for wall-decoration. When I had a closer look, I found out that it is probably a vi…

9 years ago
by macsmits (3 posts)

The Year of the Conn

Hello, I have had my Conn 10m for some time now and I love it, but I have been growing curious of the year. I have heard rumo…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn 10m pro's ...Help

i have a later model 10m with the inderslung octave key ... the problemis that somehow i think i am missing a part of the oct…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Selmer super action????

I purchase a sax in Tampa and I'm having a problem trying to I.D. It?? It has engraved (Selmer New York) on a flower back gro…

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

mouthpiece for vintage Martin

What mouthpiece would be a good fit for a '37 Martin tenor if you want ot play jazz? An old Florida Link? Has anyone heard of…

9 years ago
by sstitt (10 posts)

An Indiana by Martin Sax?

Well I've been playing this horn for about 10 years now and I finally dawned on me to do some research on it to see the histo…

9 years ago
by Amanjiria (8 posts)

looking for parts/Please let me know where to find them..

the Martin Commitee bari sax neck conn 10m octave key assembly underslung model tenor conn transitional tenor sax neck thank…

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Mark VI Alto Sax High F# Key - SN 227, xxx

Hi, I'm back again after a long break. I have a question regarding a certain Mark VI Alto that my friend has and I was wonde…

9 years ago
by sgt17594 (31 posts)

Would it be a good buy if I were to pick up a Vintage Buescher to resell?

I have the opportunity to pick up a vintage Buescher vin 268*** Would it be worth an investing $800 in the horn and repaddin…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Lyon and Healy anyone had one?

Hi, just bought a L/H alto from ebay UK called a Trojan and awaiting its arrival.Anyone come across this name on a lyon healy…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

How much is a Buescher Aristocrat from the 70s worth?

Lets assume its in 'fair' condition... Im just curious as to an approx. value. Thank you

9 years ago
by Phreaxer (6 posts)

American University Saxophone Symposium This Saturday, March 26!

American University will be hosting a Saxophone Symposium at AU's Greenberg Theatre on Saturday, March 26. The all-day event…

9 years ago
by nhgetz (8 posts)

Buescher True Tone

Hi, I am looking for information on a Sax I recently picked up. It is a Buescher True-Tone, serial number 136481. I know not…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

The beloved Conn 10M - opinions?

I'm a Norwegian aspiring musician, going for pro, studying jazz in my country for the time being - in desperate need of a go…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

which sax I have to buy?

I have $4,500. I gonna buy tenor sax, but I can't determine which sax best fit me. I am considering mark6, julius, reference3…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Late 40's KING ZEPHYR ALTO / Need Advice

I have a KING ZEPHYR ALTO, serial # 292444, made sometime between 1945 and 1950. The horn was purchased new for my mother wh…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

How much is the Martin Saxophone???

I search e-bay and this website and found that the serial is around 19xxxx ~ 21xxxx is more expensive than the earlier model…

9 years ago
by sgt17594 (31 posts)

mystery SELMER Alto #534xx marked "NEW YORK"

This ser# lets me think this horn is a 1953 SBA, however the tone hole are on both sides of the bell, and the guards are wire…

9 years ago
by 10rsax (19 posts)

mark 6 mouthpiece advice

I recently bought a mark 6 off my teacher but I have not found the set up for it; I do not have much time. I currently use th…

9 years ago
by krzykrn88 (27 posts)

Martin Saxophone?

I just read the Saxophone Journel about the Martin Saxophone,.... As there had no Martin Saxophone in Hong Kong ( I can find…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Vintage Conn C melody

I have a Conn C melody saxaphone that I think is from 1913. The serial # is 25731. It doesnt have any major dents or dings bu…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Weltklang Tenor saxophone

Hi. I am interested to know some information about the Weltklang Tenor saxophone44xxx. i kown it is vintage and from the east…

9 years ago
by jmorais (1 post)
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