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Selmer SBA, Mark VI, Mark VII

What are the differences between the vintage Henri Selmer Super Balanced Action, the Mark VI and the Mark VII mechanically…

11 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (105 posts)

indentyfying old sax

whe have a old sax with graving emperor artist chicago usa. he is silver color.
can somebody help us with identyfying…

11 months ago
by saxi (4 posts)

Idenifying C.G Conn Alto Sax w/ original case Serial # 537369

This saxophone belonged to my father in law who purchased it used when he was young. The only information I have is pretty…

11 months ago
by fleadeck

Buescher saxophone

I have a true tone buescher saxophone - series between 1909-1910   
I have photos below.  I am wonderi…

11 months ago
by GFC (594 posts)

I sell a old 1971 Buffet Crampon Tenor from Paris silver

Hello, community. I have a Buffet Crampon of 1971 from Paris (I live in Paris too). This Tenor is a real pleasure to play,…

11 months ago
by magimuwi (1 post)

Identifying Old Sax

Hello,
I don't have a lot of experience with saxophones, but I wanted to find out a little more about an old alto sax…

11 months ago
by GFC (594 posts)

The Buescher 157 Aristocrat

Since I got my '68 "400" bari sax some 13 years ago, I've been a big fan of the Buescher saxes. I love the way they play.…

11 months ago
by barisaxalpha

Buescher True-Tone Low Pitch?

I am tyring to get a year and value on this sax.
 Buescher True-Tone Low Pitch SN:161496. I an thinking of selli…

11 months ago
by Hxcnoel (1 post)

Elkhart Bari

Can anyone educate me here? (See pictures) 

Not sure what I have.  It was handed down to me  All…

12 months ago
by xfleming (4 posts)

King Zephyr Sax -- Serial # 372358 (Pennsylvania)

This tenor sax was bought for me for High School/College Band (1977-1984) -- however it now sits in my basement.  It…

12 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (105 posts)

Unidentified Italian Sax (Advice)

Hey there, I played sax for about 10 years, but it's been a long time since I've touched one... and I don't really remembe…

12 months ago
by shawnpcarney (2 posts)

Confirm Identity of a vintage Conn Alto Saxophone

I have an old Conn Alto Sax that I am trying to Identify. From research I have done, I believe it might be one of the…

1 year ago
by GFC (594 posts)

Help with ID of a 55 C.G. Conn Tenor

I have a tenor marked C.G. Conn LTD with no other engraving except the serial (538xxx).  Info here tells me this is p…

1 year ago
by robfrazier (2 posts)

Kohlert Sax

Hi!

I want to buy my first sax (I know how to play,I'm not a total beginner I just played on a sax I had from c…

1 year ago
by GFC (594 posts)

CG Conn ltd

I have a CG Conn Ltd pat Dec 8.1914, 119954 A M242678 L....I am not a sax player.  I inherited this sax and wonder if…

1 year ago
by GFC (594 posts)

Can someone identify this vintage sax

Looking for someone with knowledge of vintage saxophones to identify the type/model/value of a vintage sax in posession of…

1 year ago
by GFC (594 posts)

Lyon & Healy Silver C Melody Sax, Antique, Vintage

Hello: I have a Lyon & Healy Silver C Melody Sax, Serial# 67637, Low Pitch. The neck has the "Man in the Moon" brace a…

1 year ago
by rbake49

Re-Laquered "The Martin" Tenor

Hello...I have a Martin Tenor 209xxx that was re-laquered...I was wondering the forums thoughts on this....Here's my dilem…

1 year ago
by CHiTownD (3 posts)

Brand Identification

I have a "Paris Fere" nickel-silver tenor I bought 25 years ago at a pawn shop. I'm looking for any information about the…

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (105 posts)

How old is my Weril? Value is not Important.

I have a Sao Paulo Brazilian made Weril Tenor Saxophone. Had it for approximatly a decade(give or take a year or two). But…

1 year ago
by jonasandsax (1 post)

High E through F# alternate fingerings

I own a 20's silverplate buffet soprano.  It has an upper range of Eb and am looking for alternate fingering through…

1 year ago
by djoksch

Buescher tru tone

I have a gold plated Buescher Tru Tone aolto sax (serial number 209574).  Any idea where i can find out if it's valua…

1 year ago
by GFC (594 posts)

HELP! What do i have here!?

Hi, we've been searching the web, this and other forums, and are having no luck.  We have my father's vintage c-melod…

1 year ago
by GFC (594 posts)

69ish 6m alto

trying to identify my sax that my dad bought new 69. has 6m pat appd for under thumb rest and sn #957108. can anyone tell…

1 year ago
by GFC (594 posts)

Lyon Healy Sopranino saxophone images and question

Hello,
I have a Lyon Healy Sopranino (I believe) saxophone. As the holidays have drained me, I am planning on auction…

1 year ago
by GFC (594 posts)
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