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I'm going to sell this Conn Gold Plated Artist Series - Model 6M

Not sure if this is the right place to post this, but I thought I'd give all you vintage collectors a heads up and let you kn…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Ack! Freak Martin- Needs identification help

I'm selling an old Martin I got a few years ago, and have found a body style/ serial number clash. The serial NUmber, 146xxx…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Hohner or not Hohner

Hello Some months ago I bought the vintage saxophone from 50's. ( I quess). There is name President on the bell and marking…

10 years ago
by dukeroy1@rogers.com (1 post)

Buescher snap-in pads and a gurgley low D

I've got a (mostly) great Aristocrat tenor. It plays great top to bottom until you hit low D. If you play a staccato series o…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

What can you tell me about the Conn I've inherited?

Greetings all. I've found a Conn sax in my grandmother's attic and she knew nothing about it and said I could have it. From w…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

early 1900's sax that has "Whittle Zenith Dallas Texas" on it....

Hi, we are looking for some ideas on how to locate information on this Whittle Zenith Dallas Texas" sax we own. It appears to…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Help~~~ I am all 'googled' out and still no answers!!!!

Hi everyone~~ I have a saxaphone which was my husband's back in grade school. His parents purchased it at a music store in l9…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Case for a Conn 6M

Any recommendations regarding a new case for my 6M (transitional w/bell keys on the same side)? I ordered a Pro Pac PB304, bu…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Please help! Tell me about this sax!

An old York tenor sax was given to my son. It sounds OK. Can someone please tell me about this brand? It has a serial number…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

What is this Saxophone!?

I have a King USA 2416 S/N 858370, when I purchased this a few years ago I was advised it was a 1976 model, having searched t…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

York soprano sax from Grand Rapids,MI. cont....

it seems to play fairly decent,the c key sounds alittle flat,but over all not bad. Does anyone know anything about this brand…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

York Tenor Sax

My son received an old York Artist tenor sax. We dropped it off to get an estimate on the cost to bring it up to playing cond…

10 years ago
by 1saxmom (4 posts)

King- help!

I have a Tenor Sax, King 2416 USA, serial number 858370, I have been told it was made it 1976. Having searched for many hours…

10 years ago
by Alastair (2 posts)

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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)
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