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Holton Collegiate I Tenor

Last week, my son bought a Collegiate I tenor. My research so far says that it was made in 1929-1930 by Couturier after th…

2 years ago
by bbrandha

Old Conn - help

I have an old Conn that I played years ago. Now, my son wants to play, and I'd like to tell him something about it. I look…

2 years ago
by turtlejimmy (14 posts)

1914 gold plated conn serial 211646

My father has a saxophone that belong to my great grandfather that I wanted to find out more information on it is a gold p…

2 years ago
by kelsey (832 posts)

Conn Gold Plated Tenor

I just had a quick question. I have an opportunity to buy a super-rare Art Deco gold plated Conn tenor sax. What is the va…

2 years ago
by birdlover (42 posts)

Selmer Alto Balanced Action or Super Balanced Transitional Horn?

I have had a lady bring in an old Selmer Paris alto that is in great condition overall, an attic find that belonged to her…

2 years ago
by Kirkwood (6 posts)

Important question on a Conn

Hi, I am going to see a Conn that is for sale. I asked for the serial number and the seller hesitated. He said it is worn…

2 years ago
by GFC (409 posts)

HN White King alto saxophone

Recently I won a 1925 (?) H.N. White alto sax on eBay for $200.  Original case, mouthpiece, leather neckstrap, and ev…

2 years ago
by marci (3 posts)

Seeking Value of my New Hand-me-Down

I have recently acquired a saxophone which bares a floral design (1922) and stamp which reads Made By Frank Holt…

2 years ago
by GFC (409 posts)

Lecon Saxophone

Hi does anybody know who made the Sax Lecon.
It look a bit like Conn and have some Conn details but the star is missi…

2 years ago
by Frank Sax

conn pan american sax

my father recently gave my daughter a conn pan american sax made in elkhart indiana. the serial number is 33729. it is silver…

2 years ago
by saxgourmet (115 posts)

Need information on a new purchase

Can anybody provide information on a Conn Shooting Star with a serial number 686732? This is all the information I've got.…

2 years ago
by GFC (409 posts)

Need help with identification

Hello everyone,

I have not played since high school 30 years ago, when I played an alto sax.  I purchased…

2 years ago
by Hammuh (4 posts)

Local help needed with future purchase of a Tenor

I am seriously considering getting a sax for my very good friend's daughter.  She is a very gifted young lady who has…

2 years ago
by kelsey (832 posts)

Conn Tenor Saxophone

A friend of mine gave an old Conn tenor sax. I don't know much about it. It reads:

PATD DEC 8, 1914
 …

2 years ago
by GFC (409 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat Sax

Hi everyone. My parents bought this sax at an auction and I'm trying to figure out how old it is and if it could be worth…

2 years ago
by GFC (409 posts)

Newbie Looking for ID Help !

Hello, as stated before I am new and know very little about saxs. I was hoping someone could help me out in identifying th…

2 years ago
by dlockwood51 (2 posts)

C-Melody with Mercedes Key Guard w/Beveled tone holes

I just got in a C-Melody that has the typical CONN Mercedes Keyguard, but has Martin style Bevelled tone holes????.....It…

2 years ago
by dlockwood51

Determine the Maker

I have an old Tenor sax that I was told was made by VMI. The maker is not identified on the horn. It is stamped "East Germ…

2 years ago
by 13791379

Buescher True Tone Tenor

Can anyone help me I have a Buescher True Tone Tenor Saxophone serial #52662 which indicates it is a 1919 model on the Buesch…

2 years ago
by GFC (409 posts)

Cleveland Alto Sax 1910-1930

Was wondering if anyone know how much a Cleved Alto Sax from 1910-1930 go for.

2 years ago
by GFC (409 posts)

Identification and or Dating For worth. I want to buy one of them

Identification and or Dating For worth. I want to buy one of them

The first one is an Alto C.G. Conn #001089 Br…

2 years ago
by GFC (409 posts)

HELP Identify A Sax

I have a Silver Perfacktone Seriel 51840 in a conn case buut i am unsure of its worth and identinty. Any help would be mos…

2 years ago
by GFC (409 posts)

New reference 54 vs old Dolnet

In the early 60's when I was in my teens, I played sax for a few years in a rock band. When the band broke up I continued…

2 years ago
by oldbee (2 posts)

Vintage Selmer Glass Mouthpiece

I've got a Selmer glass mouthpiece that came with a Vintage 1936 King Voll-True II Eb Alto Sax. The mouthpiece has Selmer in…

2 years ago
by alesax (1 post)

Frank Holton & Co. Elkhart

I have a alto sax that I played in a school band in the 1960's and I was wondering if anyone could tell me what it is wort…

2 years ago
by Saxquest (337 posts)
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