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Vintage Conn Saxophone

I have a Conn saxophone with Elkhart Indiana engraved on the bell. From what I can gather of the engravings on the back the s…

4 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)
5 years ago
by texican (5 posts)

Super Dynaction Question

Hi, I picked up a Super Dynaction for pretty cheap but I have a concern over it's authenticity. The "Super Dynaction" engra…

5 years ago
by col_do (4 posts)

anybody knows tenor sax "elkhart built by buescher"

hello,  im jose from spain. sorry for my english. recently y bought a tenor sax "elkhart built by buescher" mod 30a but the…

5 years ago
by josercg (1 post)

my old sax

i have an old sax which i know nothing about its only when i started to clean it up that i relised it had engraved writing of…

5 years ago
by christina30 (1 post)

1923 Conn New Wonder Alto

I've been looking for a vintage horn for playing purposes but haven't found any that could go and try out. I recently found a…

5 years ago
by flo_boysax (5 posts)

What's the difference between Selmer SBA, Mark VI & VII Tenor!

Recently, I got my company's year end bonus (no a big amount, about $4000 USdollars) and want to buy the Selmer Tenor. I sea…

5 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

1930 Buescher True-Tone?

Hi all, When I was a kid, I took saxaphone lessons, and my parents bought me a vintage alto sax. Although I haven't played fo…

5 years ago
by Larry B (1 post)

The Yankee

I've been looking around online to try to find information about this alto sax... but I keep coming up empty handed... everyt…

5 years ago
by ecoco55 (1 post)

Question about a conn shooting star alto and more..

Hey guys, As you can see from my username i am a trumpet player by trade (dont kick me out!) but I want to learn to play sax…

5 years ago
by trumpetplayer (1 post)

need advice

I have a vintage Conn from the 1930s with serial number A M235117 L imprinted on it. I think it has a great tone but I know i…

5 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

best vintage sop sax for not too crazy money

play Tenor and Bari for quiet some time (selmer,conn,buescher,etc), over two decades. looking now for the right soprano, don'…

5 years ago
by saxolaan (5 posts)

6m conn Naked lady Sax

I acquired a Gold 6m conn Naked Lady it has an E and then 340681 L, I took it in to the local music store, He was very impres…

5 years ago
by jbog (2 posts)

Need help identifying Elkhart alto sax

I have a silver alto sax with The Elkhart Band. Inst. Co. Elkhart - Indiana USA engraved on the bell. On the back the serial…

5 years ago
by miranova (1 post)

Conn USA Alto - Shooting Star SN doesn't match

I just bought an old used Conn Alto Sax. The woman said she bought it used in 1969. It has the shooting star engraving showin…

5 years ago
by headaman (1 post)

1952 Conn Tenor Saxophone

I was wondering if anyone would like to purchase a 1952 Conn Tenor Saxophone. It is good condition, you can tell it has been…

5 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Help Please!!!

I recently purchased a sax and its marked Beaufort Chicago American USA. I have done some research and think it may be a Conn…

5 years ago
by txfinds111 (1 post)

Yanagisawa Elimona Soprano

I don't have a soprano, but have played a lot of the newer versions out there because I am looking into purchasing one. I wan…

5 years ago
by airborne (1 post)

CONN Tenor Sax Model/Timeline?

I once had a Conn Tenor sax, very embellished engravings on the bell. I remember it being like a floral design, with the stam…

5 years ago
by EKuhn (2 posts)

Vintage Moennig Bros. Soprano Saxophone

This Saxophone has a serial number that places it in the early 1920's, it is a padless (I believe that's what they call them)…

5 years ago
by sax2play4u (1 post)

Jean Cartier

I have an old Jean cartier alto and I was wondering if anyone could help me figure out how much it is worth. It has been sitt…

5 years ago
by Joshw (1 post)

Conn Tenor Saxophone

I recently acquired a conn tenor saxophone. The only numbers I could find on it were 10m 8 350644 L. Can you tell me anything…

5 years ago
by pinklady (3 posts)

What Model/Year is my Vintage Conn Tenor?

I recently purchased a vintage Conn tenor. It's serial number is M260423. It's in great shape besides a few leaky pads and i…

5 years ago
by rennwaldo (2 posts)

Bought a Vintage Conn : PLS HELP

Guys, I recently bought a vintage conn from 1920's. Needed your comments and info on this model (1119954 A M143904 L). How is…

5 years ago
by scorpion (2 posts)

Concertone C-Melody - What is it?

Who made the Concertone? I have a silver Concertone with gold wash C-Melody probably from before 1930. It has the low B flat…

5 years ago
by Mouldingman (4 posts)
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