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Has anyone heard of the Crown company?

I have a vintage Beare & son alto sax That also has a crown logo on it and RCAF 2 MD engraved on the bell. Does anyone…

4 months ago
by GFC (587 posts)

Help identify this rare vintage find

I have acquired a rare vintage saxophone I believe I believe it's Alto. Just not 100% sure who the manufacturer is and wha…

4 months ago
by nicb1226 (5 posts)

Jean Cartier

i have an old Jean Cartier sax. I think it's an alto. Was passed down from grandfather. 
any idea how much it's…

4 months ago
by sphillips

King Margaux SML Alto - early serial #

I bought this saxophone in 1970 when I was in high school. The local music store didn't have a Selmer, but they said this…

4 months ago
by GFC (587 posts)

How much is this sax worth?

I have an 1988 Selmer Super Action 80 series ii, new pads couple Minor dents and plays great! How much would it be worth?…

4 months ago
by rivers590

My great great grandfathers saxophone

My grandmother handed me down her grandfathers saxophone but I cant not tell which model it is.  On the bell it says…

4 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (98 posts)

Interest in Bundy Saxophones

Yes, you read that right. I am very interested in Bundy saxophones. No, not your Bundy II from middle school. I am talking…

4 months ago
by GFC (587 posts)

Selmer Mark VI Serial Number Preferences

Hello, everyone!

I have been an avid fan of the Mark VI series for years now. Aside from the characteristic Fre…

4 months ago
by GFC (587 posts)

Selmer Mark VI Soprano C# Mechanism

I just recently purchased a very nice Selmer Mark VI soprano (141,xxx, for those interested). As I have been practicing on…

4 months ago
by SteakNShakeJake

Vintage Buescher True Tone low pitch series II

Hello friends, I have a Buescher True tone Low pitch #59776, could anyone be able to give me some additional info about th…

4 months ago
by GFC (587 posts)

CONN USA Sax Identification

Looking to get info on a sax we just bought on ebay

 

Is says CONN USA with a serial number of E38400…

5 months ago
by GFC (587 posts)

Can anyone give me any info about this saxophone?

I got this saxophone about two years ago off of kijiji. I traded it for a drum. If anybody has any other saxophones with t…

5 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (98 posts)

Floral Engraved Brass Horns from early 1920s

I have many years of vintage sax dealings. My sources have always educated me that brass horns manufactured during the ear…

5 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (98 posts)

Is this CG Conn worth what this guy is asking??

I'm looking for a CG Conn for my daughter. It's going to be a surprise, so I dont want her involved. Is this sax worth wha…

5 months ago
by alphadeltarho (2 posts)

Alcazar silver plated alto

Hi...i was called into a thrift shop to look at an alto sax and provide feedback on it's playability.

I have not b…

5 months ago
by GFC (587 posts)

Conn USA shooting star alto saxophone

Need help finding information about this saxophone, it says conn USA and has the shooting star stamp the only other thing…

5 months ago
by GFC (587 posts)

Kohlert and Keilwerth chicken or egg Are They Not Related

I have a few Kohlert altos, a 55 and a 57. Both are tremendous players. From the 1950s' with rolled tone holes and Conn&nb…

5 months ago
by GFC (587 posts)

1931 York Alto Saxophone

I work for a music store and a family brought in a York alto saxophone with the serial number of 105121.  According t…

6 months ago
by AlexWilder (2 posts)

C.G. Conn silver alto saxophone M167967 L

Hello,

I'm wondering about the history and value of this saxophone.  The serial number is 1119954 A, M167697…

6 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (98 posts)

Conn Stencil Xcelo C-Melody Saxophone

A couple of years ago, my father bought me a vintage saxophone on eBay without really knowing what he was buying, just tha…

6 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (98 posts)

My fathers Sax

My father passed away and i am trying to find out some information about his sax. It says stamped on the sax Selmer made i…

6 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (98 posts)

Conn Rolled Tone Holes By Serial Number Resarch

Based on the vintage saxophone Knowledge out there, I am asking what is the lowest serial number that any of you have…

6 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

Buescher Sopran

Hi there,
my grandfather have had a musicstor between 1901-1930 and he sold also saxophones. At his 25th-anual of the…

6 months ago
by bertman

Universo Saxophones

I'm doing some 'asking around' for an old friend, that has this older Tenor Sax. The brand name on the horn is 'Universo'.…

6 months ago
by saxphon

Olds Parisian Ambassador alto sax 1963

Saw one on Craigslist recently for 140$ listed as playing "decent":

"I have a decent playing made in France olds P…

7 months ago
by Musiclover420 (4 posts)
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