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1910 Lyon Healy Alto Sax

Hi. I bought a sax for my husband at an estate sale some time ago. We were curious about the vallue of our sax. We were told…

5 years ago
by CindeVH (1 post)

Buescher Soprano sax

Hi All I have a Beuscher Elkhart - IND - USA Truetone Lowpitch Soprano Sax S/N 243886 Can anyone give me any info about the…

5 years ago
by ECLAE (1 post)

Kohlert alto

Are there any Kohlert fans out there? I picked up a nickel plated alto in good condition recently and would like to know a b…

5 years ago
by Peter Chadwick (6 posts)

Orpheus Alto Sax SNo. 6936

Just came across an old silver alto in an antique shop. The only thing I saw on it is Orpheus written across the bell and the…

5 years ago
by bberman (1 post)

Lyon & Healy Tenor Low model #100830

Hi I have a Lyon & Healy Serial number 100830. Can somebody help me identify the year ? It's an American Professional Tenor…

5 years ago
by jpspen (1 post)

Big Bell Tenor

While it's no 'unicorn' for anyone out there, but I have a Cleveland Big Bell Tenor that I'm putting together because it has…

5 years ago
by kygator3 (6 posts)

Mystery F alto?

Hi! I'm trying to figure out what this saxophone is: 1 replies by jude (2 posts) 5 years ago

5 years ago
by jude (2 posts)

1922 Conn Alto Silver Saxophone

Hi everyone. I was wondering if it was possible to trace the history of a saxophone this old? It has a serial number of A 923…

5 years ago
by Akita77 (1 post)

Case question

I posted over in the repair forum, asking whether it would be better to try to repair an original case for a 6m Conn, or to t…

5 years ago
by jtf1459 (9 posts)

Hamilton Tenor Sax Czechoslovakia

Hi, I have a Hamilton Tenor Sax, Stamped "Made In Czechoslovakia" Serial number 93134 with a letter "I." in a circle under th…

5 years ago
by strudel (1 post)

1924-1925 Brescher Sax

I am trying to find a value for our Sax > > Brescher Elkhart IND > > True Tone Low Pitch > > Sn# 161496 > >

5 years ago
by bjperham (2 posts)

trying to identify a conn tenor sax

looks like the serial number is something like this M198851 D 1118854 can anyone help me out on this

5 years ago
by Orrap (3 posts)

Henri Selmer Vintage Alto Saxophone

Hi, I own a Selmer Saxophone Alto Super Action, bronze color. Serial number is 377934 supposed to be from 1948. This Saxophon…

5 years ago
by Orrap (3 posts)

Need estimate price on Silver plated Henri Selmer Soprano

Hi, I own a Selmer Saxophone Soprano Super Action, color is Silver plated and Nacre for the buttons. Serial number is 335875…

5 years ago
by Orrap (3 posts)

Couesnon Monopole Conservatoires Tenor Saxophone

I have a Couesnon Monopole Conservatoires Tenor Saxophone Model no. 4840. made at 105 Rue La Fayette, Paris. It is in fair co…

5 years ago
by elfegobaca (1 post)

Barclay Tenor Sax

I have an old Barclay Tenor Sax i picked up a few years ago serial #88051. Judging by the case it was an old high school inst…

5 years ago
by Cerbin24 (2 posts)

Evette Schaeffer Tenor Sax

Can anyone tell me anything about my Evette Schaeffer Tenor Sax. The serial # is 9356 which this website dated to the 1890s.…

5 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

American Artist Saxophone

I have an American Artist Saxophone that my Grandfather gave me years ago. The serial number is 10759. It needs some TLC and…

5 years ago
by mpsmith111 (2 posts)

mouth piece question

I have a 1917-24 Tenor Low, CG Conn Ltd. with a serial # in the 65000 range. Does using a vintage mouthpiece make a differenc…

5 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Just wondering??

I see beginning sax players wanting to buy vintage saxophones. Wouldn't it be better for them to buy a new Yamaha or some oth…

5 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

A-5 yanagisawa Durado 600 alto, how much?

I haven't played my sax in about 10 years, it's been sitting in my closet this whole time. I know it's quite old, 60s or 70s…

5 years ago
by drake6k (2 posts)

NEED HELP!! I inherited a mid 60's, Buescher Aristocrat Alto Sax

It belonged to my dad, who played jazz band in High School. He seems to think he got it around 1965-66. He is asking me to se…

5 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

Selmer Paris Balanced Action Vintage Circa 1939

Not sure if anyone is aware of any companies willing to buy a vintage saxophone. This is the information I do know Selmer Pa…

5 years ago
by tfox215 (2 posts)

Tryting to identify saxophone

I have an old sax that was my mother's uncles. It is in a Selmer case and I am not sure if it is a Selmer on not. The only ma…

5 years ago
by TR (2 posts)

im trying to find out how old my conn is and if its worth anything

all i know is my teacher gave it to me when i was in high school about 5 years ago. it has some writing on it and it says "th…

5 years ago
by Gary51 (17 posts)
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