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Conn Saxophone info?

I've come across a Conn Saxophone recently.  From reading some of the forum it looks like its a Mexi Conn Shooting St…

3 years ago
by saxgourmet (112 posts)

Buescher Factory Photo late 30s

Check out this great photo of Tom Fillio in the Saxophone Assembly Department of the Buescher Band Instrument factory in t…

3 years ago
by Saxquest

Sax inherited from a retired state Bandmaster

My son inherited several saxes from our state's retired Bandmaster and we need to be sure our insurance covers their value. H…

3 years ago
by tsmith800 (10 posts)

sax value

I have a 60's vintage Buescher Alto Sax - serial # 466236. Trying to determine the value and wether it's worth the $300+ refu…

3 years ago
by tsmith800 (10 posts)

Conn Naked Lady

Hi there

I have recently acquired a Conn Naked Lady 6M VIII A, serial number 28XXXX.
It does require an ex…

3 years ago
by tsmith800 (10 posts)

1920 Harwood ,Silver, Beuscher Professional Alto

I am new to the saxquest forums. I wonder if any of the experts out there could please give me some info about my sax. On th…

3 years ago
by Darragh (1 post)

HELP: Know the brand "Ludwig Standard" ??

Hello,

I am a passionate saxophoniste and now I inherited a Tenor Saxophone.

It looks very very old, the b…

3 years ago
by Saxquest (324 posts)

warner custom

a friend gave me a case full of sax parts. The only name on the saxophone is "Warner Custom" any idea as to who is the manufa…

3 years ago
by Wobe (2 posts)

Conn Alto

I have a Conn Alto, ptd.Dec 8, 1914, 1119954, A, M236493, L. It is silver in color on the outside and has a micro tun…

3 years ago
by Saxquest (324 posts)

Buescher Elkheart IND

Hi there. I just inherited a Buescher Elkhart True Tone. serial number is 132810.  am just wondering the worth and wh…

3 years ago
by oneill22

1950s Bundy Tenor Sax worth repairing?

My daughter has been learning the clarinet and wants to play tenor sax. A neighbor gave us a 1950s Bundy Tenor Sax, but it ne…

3 years ago
by dgallego (27 posts)

Lovely Conn Alto with weird 'A' in serial number

I have been borrowing this alto from a friend, thinking about buying it but I don't know exactly what it is or what I should…

3 years ago
by dgallego (27 posts)

Buescher True Tone?

Hello all you awesome people in saxophone land.  I have a Lyon & Healy Stencil horn and I am trying to find out s…

3 years ago
by baron_von_kc (1 post)

York C Soprano Saxophone

I purchased a silver C soprano stamped York at an estate sale. The serial #889xx puts it at 1927 if the sources I found are c…

3 years ago
by pastordoc44 (2 posts)

what do I have

I found a conn sax 1952 naked lady..from what I can tell it an alto..also it's from the navy it says usn...I used the seri…

3 years ago
by Saxquest (324 posts)

vintage kingston soprano sax

I have a kingston soprano sax look just like a conn muzzo soprano can't find any info on it is in very good condition with ca…

3 years ago
by LarryK (2 posts)

Yanagisawa T90 Prisma

I just played a Yanagisawa T90 and WOW! Nice Horn. Does anyone know anything about when, where, who, or any info about this h…

3 years ago
by tbly (1 post)

Supertone history & identification

This is my first sax. It appears to be intact and functional. Stamping reads: PATD DEC 1914 P16661 L . The sound holes have n…

3 years ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Elkhart Alto Identification - Elkhart Band Instrument Co or Martin Stencil

Hi everyone, I have an Alto sax that I am trying to identify. It is silver/nickel plated. Here are the specs: It is engrav…

3 years ago
by bluezhound (4 posts)

A strapon for my naked lady tenor (seriously)

This post is about a resonance-adjusting movable weight that can be attached to Conn tenors with wire neck struts. It was ins…

3 years ago
by tomdroe@gmail.com (7 posts)

Please help identify my Conn Alto please!

The alto has stars on it so I assume it's the Shooting Star series. It says USA on it and the serial says L26311 I am guessin…

3 years ago
by Zeniada (3 posts)

Identification of CONN alto sax

Can anybody help identify the model and possible value of my saxaphone. It is a CONN Alto , the number is 2971 It is in good…

3 years ago
by Zeniada (3 posts)

Conn 26M restore or keep original?

Hello, I found a good original 26M and took it to our local restorer who has done some great work for us in the past. Everyth…

3 years ago
by GFC (359 posts)

Triebert Vintage French Sax

I've come across a bari sax, French made by Triebert (I think, the writing is a little difficult to read! It's a complete wre…

3 years ago
by AliT (3 posts)

OLD Italian Alto sax, need to ID. Can you help a newbie?

We just found this site during our search for information. Hello, and thanks in advance. We have a very old alto sax. Serial…

3 years ago
by audioslave (1 post)
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