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Vintage York Saxophone - More info needed!

Could anyone give me some more information about my York saxophone. I was given it about 10 years ago by a relative who was…

4 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Strange stuff on ebay

Seller "eforcity" has a bunch of vintage horns on ebay, all for "buy it now" price of $1700. This includes horns worth way mo…

4 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Buescher c Melody sax, any tip

I recently bought a "True Tone

4 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Old Conn Selmer... how much is it worth?

My saxophone is in really good condition. Its silver with good pads. "Varsity USA" is engraved on the bell with a design. I'v…

4 years ago
by Effi (1 post)

Old Conn Sax

Hello, I was wondering if anyone could identify this sax, sounds like the other ones that people asked about. Patd. Sept. 1…

4 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Old Conn Sax

Hello, I was wondering if anyone could identify this sax, sounds like the other ones that people asked about. Patd. Sept. 1…

4 years ago
by banshee (2 posts)

Martin Tenor - Committee III 1948

Looking for a good mouthpiece for the above vintage Martin tenor. Tried Meyer 5M and found it hard to play - reverted to orig…

4 years ago
by MartinMods (63 posts)

American Artist

hello, I have an American Artist sax. It is silver and has stamped into the base of the horn " low pitch A 5283" Can anyone…

4 years ago
by dscglfguru (1 post)

Decodeing the year of my Conn 10M

I am trying to figure out the year of my Conn Tenor Sax that my Grandfather left to me . I have been playing it for 2 years n…

4 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

selmer super action 80

anyone have anything to say about the orig super action 80? I've been playing one since about 1984. what's they're reputation…

4 years ago
by VintageTenorSound (1 post)

Identifying a Conn USA Sax

We have recently come into possession of a Conn USA sax and we are trying to learn a little more about it. On the bell there…

4 years ago
by Whispers (1 post)

Lyon Healy

Hi, I have a Lyon Healy saxophone. I was wondering if anyone could tell me anything about it. On the front it says lyon Heal…

4 years ago
by wtaylor40 (2 posts)

What's the difference between different vintage Selmers?

Hi, I'm in the process of buying my first real saxophone; I've been playing for about 7 years and have had some major sax tr…

4 years ago
by kelsey (793 posts)

How old is this sax and what is it worth?

I have recently inherited a saxophone. I came across this site and tried to identify and price my saxophone but could not fin…

4 years ago
by abcde (1 post)

Soundquality Conn New Wonder vs Conn Naked Lady

For 25 years I played a Conn from 1919 and was always pleased with the big sound end the projection. Very clear and broad sou…

4 years ago
by Joost (1 post)

To Sell or Not To Sell . . .

I have a vintage Conn sax that I cannot play and would like to sell. I've been told it's worth a great deal, but no one has g…

4 years ago
by oberz3 (1 post)

1922 10M Conn Tenor? looking for answers!!

I have had a great old tenor saxophone for almost 20 years and have enjoyed playing it for the majority of that time. I have…

4 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn C Melody for sale, Exceptional Condition!

I just listed this on eBay last night and wanted to let all my friends her on Saxquest know that it's up for bids. It is a be…

4 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

1970's Galtet Alto Saxophone

Hi, everybody! I nned some help! I have a line on a "Galtet" alto saxophone (the seller says 1970's). I have never heard of…

4 years ago
by Kricket31 (2 posts)

Identifying a Conn Alto

Hi everyone,i have a conn alto sax which i am unable to identify so would really appreciate any advice,the serial number is M…

4 years ago
by Saxmel (4 posts)

Buescher True Tone Sax

I am interested in buying one of the above and have read the invaluable advice in other posts, which has helped alot. My own…

5 years ago
by Aeckert (1 post)

Stolz GDR Saxophone - does anyone have information about this instrument?

Hi - I have been given a saxophone a number of years ago and I am trying to find more information about it. The engraving say…

5 years ago
by oxleyjewel (1 post)

Rather curious

I just want to know what vintage horns you guys are playing. I always find it interesting to know the strange or awesome saxe…

5 years ago
by MJC (1 post)

Old silver sax

Has anyone got any knowledge of the old American Standard sax? I recently purchased one. It needs all new pads, etc. but does…

5 years ago
by rjsaxhorn (1 post)

1931 Selmer Cigar Cutter S/N# 14334 Value?

90%+ origianl lacquer; second owner. Completely overhauled. Outstanding sound! Thoughts on what this horn is worth? Larry

5 years ago
by LarryJ (1 post)
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