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Bellowing C Melody

I just recently restored a 1922 Conn New Wonder Series I C Melody. It looks beautiful; just like brand new. I bought a new Wo…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

SBA or MK VI

Which is a better horn? This is a generic question so have fun!!

10 years ago
by Selmer Fan88 (15 posts)

Old Vintage Sax

We have a vintage sax and we are wondering if anyone has any information or background about it; Premier America; Elkart, In…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Ebay?

I was wondering if I should get a Tenor Sax, either Conn 10M or The Martin Tenor silver or lacquered. I know that ebay isn't…

10 years ago
by Selmer Fan88 (15 posts)

Help with identifying my sax please!!!

i have a saxophone that i believe to be 1950-60 alto, it has a stencil on the bell that says V.Barcone&Son rockville centre N…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Selmer Mark VI baritone Sax.

I'm a bari player over 4 yrs. Day by day playing with the Taiwan poor quality bari.... some of them out-tune, ... I hate to p…

10 years ago
by sgt17594 (31 posts)

Holton's?

Does anyone know about these, I am looking at one of them from the 50's but know nothing about the brand or the sax. So if an…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

2005 Vintage Saxophone Calendar

Hi everyone, Check out the 2005 Vintage Saxophone and Beautifull women calendar at: 3 replies by jazzgray (2 posts) 10 years ago

10 years ago
by SaxMan (559 posts)

King Zephyr Tenor Sax

i have a king zephyr tenor, made in the 1965-1970 time period. its a school saxophone, but i ABSOLUTELY love it! sadly its in…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

parts for vintage saxophone

I have a circa 1915 conn made silver pan american alto with some damage, and I would like to find out where I might be able t…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Bundy Tenor Sax - PLEASE HELP!

I have a Bundy Tenor Sax, the serial number is 41864 with a 30 A underneath the number. Does anyone have an idea of the age o…

10 years ago
by k.o. kid (14 posts)

Info on The Martin Alto re: The Finish

Hi, I have a "The Martin Alto" sax serial #1178957. I was told it was gold plated. Is there any way to confirm it is the plat…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Conn 10M

I have a Conn 10M that was bought used in 1977. I played it for many years in grade school and have kept it all these years.…

10 years ago
by selmersaxman (13 posts)

Gold plated Buescher C Meloday saxophone

I have a very nicely engraved Gold plated C Melody sax, its in great condition. Original snap in resonators. Pads look good.…

10 years ago
by selmersaxman (13 posts)

keilworth new king tenor serial number 47000

hi there i have the option to purchase a 1963 keilworth new king tenor seriel number 47400. it has not been played and is as…

10 years ago
by linden (1 post)

Selmer 22 Pro Alto

i am having trouble finding oout if this is an"in tune instrument" i know this is the first of selmers models silver in great…

10 years ago
by SaxMan (559 posts)

Vintage Martin tenor

I just purchased a Martin handcraft tenor serial #8079x from a private party for $150. Can anyone tell me approximately when…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

value of a saprano saxophone

I am in possession of my father's saprano saxophone and was wondering how I could determine the value of it. The only thing I…

10 years ago
by leodeb704 (3 posts)

Conn soprano W/ gold keys...? wtf?

A guy is offering me a Conn Straight soprano for 450$, serial number 6183... it's got fairly elaborate engraving and is silve…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Relaq - Killer or Thriller.

Hey all just figured we'd discuss some things. I was just curious if anyone else has ever had a bad experience with a relaqed…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Silver CC Conn

Have an old silver sax have no idea what its worth, but would be interested to find out. some serial numbers I found are: PA…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

old german sax

I,ve got an old (60s to 70s) tenor,but it does not say what brand or model it is. The horn has a g# trill key, some engraving…

10 years ago
by 50sVoxTenorSax (1 post)

A Conn most likely student model

I have a Conn from what i think is either 70s or 80s with the serial number of N198XXX and all gold laquer body and keys. I'd…

10 years ago
by Hoot (3 posts)

Bourdeaux enor

Hi all, bought at tenor in 1975, stenciled bourdeaux, sn 41xxx, I think its a conn stencil. Info please

10 years ago
by bordeaux (1 post)

Neck Replacement for MkVI

I play a 1959 MkVI and I have the oppertunity to buy an Oleg neck for it. How will it effect the sound-right now its kindof r…

10 years ago
by Chic (5 posts)
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