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MINT Conn 10M on Ebay, one of the nicest I've seen!

I was checking the Conns for sale on ebay and came across this beauty! This is possibly the nicest all-original 10M I have ev…

10 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Oliver Ditson vintage stencils?

Hi, does anyone know anything about Boston's music company's stencils, I have a vintage silver plate alto here with Oliver Di…

10 years ago
by goodwalsh@comcast.net (4 posts)

Trying to figure out if new horn relacuered or not

I just bought a 1939 selmer balanced action tenor (28xxx), and I'm trying to figure out if it has been relacquered or not. It…

10 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

to holton, or not to holton

okay, i hear a lot about vintage sax brands, conn, buescher (i have a 400 tenor) king, all the usual suspects. why are holton…

10 years ago
by musicwriter2001 (14 posts)

CONN Made for Carl Fischer

Who would know about the Carl Fisher Saxophone's made By CONN. can anyone give me the time frame of these stencil Horn's. Tha…

10 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

old sax need info

i have a buescher alto sax s/n 250516 silver in color under the s/n says lowtone, any help would be great thanks steve

10 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

Conn Saxophone New Wonder Silver/Nickel plated ALTO in original case & accessories

This saxophone is my grandfather's who just past away last week. My grandmother wants to know how much it's worth. I had a ba…

10 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

HELP

i have just started playing alto sax at the begggining of this school year. I am pretty good as i already play in pep band. r…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Mark VI woes...feeling conflicted :-\

Howdy folks, sorry in advance for the long, rambling post, but I think a bit of detail is in order so I can get some differen…

10 years ago
by iosis (2 posts)

1947 selmer balanced action

what are the average price for a horn of this age does anyone know

10 years ago
by WinstonWolf (3 posts)

Trying to Date my Conn C Tenor Sax

Hi, Sorry for not posting in the other discussion but it looked like it was abandonned. If anyone could help find out some…

10 years ago
by jazzears (12 posts)

selmer balance-action tenor

I am new to this forum so I will keep this message brief in order to see if I'm doing this correctly. I have a selmer balance…

10 years ago
by wvujazzman (48 posts)

Question about Elkhart Ecceschex

Hello, We have an Elkhart Ecceschex and we were wondering if anyone could give any information on it's value. On the front i…

10 years ago
by guttersnipe (3 posts)

Need Help Dating a Bruno Stenciled Conn

I have a gold Stenciled Bruno Conn sax that is numbered 82008. It is stamped low pitch with a patent date of Dec 18, 1914. Fr…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn Pan American Sax

I was just given a saxophone today, it says Pan American Model made by the Pan American Band Instrument and Case Company, Elk…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

older saxophone identification

I recently acquired my husband's old sax - the only markings show 1374 Made in Italy - where do I begin to find out where or…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

2 old saxaphones

trying to find out what they might be worth they have been given to me and only want to know they are not nore will be for sa…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

1914 CONN Sax

We recently found my husbands Grandfathers trumpet and his Uncle's Sax. Both in GREAT condition, and in the cases with all th…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

conn saxophone model timeline

Hi, like almost everybody else out there with an ancient Conn i'm trying to date this thing. The shooting stars and conn usa…

10 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

Restoring my Buescher Baritone

So in high school i bought a baritone saxophone to play. I bought it for $250 and used it for 2 years before quitting the ban…

10 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

CORTON SAS

what can you tell me about the Czech industry and the Corton Sax?

10 years ago
by hwiggy (14 posts)

cases

does anyone know any cases that fit the vintage saxes? i might be buying a buescher true tone alto but i need to get a new ca…

10 years ago
by Mike MN (4 posts)

I need Information about a Conn Silver Tenor Saxophone

Hello friends!. Last summer i bought a Conn Silver Tenor Saxophone and i really don't know nothing about this sax.I hope some…

10 years ago
by LolJellys (8 posts)

Beuscher Baritone?

I have the opportunity to buy a vintage beuscher Baritone sax. I'm not sure of the model so i'm coming here to ask. Its silve…

10 years ago
by mattMrozinski (35 posts)

1947 selmer balanced action

what are the average price for a horn of this age does anyone know

10 years ago
by cherish22 (5 posts)
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