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New C Bueshler Soprano, Any suggestions?

Heres the sax, what do you guys think good deal? I think so, the seller is absolutly out of this world, anyone here ever look…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

New website for reeds and mouthpieces!

Hey everybody! I found a new website called www.allwoodwinds.com and it has the best prices on reeds and mouthpieces. My dad…

9 years ago
by saxmogul (2 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat Tenor

Can anyone shed some light on a mid 70's Buescher Aristocrat tenor (serial # 660xxx), as to if this was considered an interme…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

conn shooting star

I have an old conn usa shooting stars model horn, the serial # is L7XXXX(i think the 7 is right). Just want to make for certi…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

martin stencil help

I have, I believe, a Martin stencil marked "PREMIER AMERICAN" BUIT IN ELKHART IND. low pitch A 7679 THIS IS ALL I CAN FIND.…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

revolution

i wish to present a topic which is painful for all of us: repairs. say a repair man tells you the problem is bigger than yo…

9 years ago
by odedtzur (19 posts)

Martin Committee Saxophone "The Martin Alto"

I have a Martin Committee Alto Saxophone Serial number 150074. I only have the body, no mouthpiece or case. It's missing the…

9 years ago
by saxophonik (73 posts)

Help: vintage Martin Medalist by Elkhart?

Hi everyone, I honestly feel a bit like a leech, registering to ask this question, but my Google searches all ended in vain.…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Millereau.

Hello guys, I'm new here and not previously a Saxophone lover or player, but recently, I have salvaged a Millereau Brevete sa…

9 years ago
by markseez (17 posts)

Can anyone help me here on these sax's?

I'm ready to sell my sax's my Dad had left me.They will be on Ebay soon.The first one is Conn,serial # m216645 and says Made…

9 years ago
by musicman1221 (10 posts)

Conn Transitional serial number

I have a Conn Transitional LowPitch Alto. -gold laquer -plain engraving -LH Bell Key Design -New Wonder style octave key (not…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

What u think about super action 80

Helo one i new and tow i buy my First sax i play on tenor and baritone But i now i not tell u about my History but i want to…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Kahler Tenor Saxophone

Anybody anything about this make. It was baught in the late '60's I would be gratefull for your views

9 years ago
by mondomondo (1 post)

Conn M series

I was wondering what the difference was between the Conn 6m, 10m, 16m, etc. I am new to vintage saxes so I may end up asking…

9 years ago
by old10m (7 posts)

more Buescher questions

I have read that saxes made before 1930 can have questionable intonation. How true is that? I am looking at an Elkhart Buesch…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

vintage sax for blues and RnR

Hi, I'm new to this forum and it seemed like the right place for some advice. As an aspiring blues player, my alto (a buesche…

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Just posted my Conn 6M Alto for Trade, sad to see it go.

Hey everyone, Check out my old Alto here: www.s…

9 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

The Martin C melody

I have a C melody that I think is a handcraft. How do I know for sure? The serial number is 29xxx. It says The Martin on the…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Is it a Conn or not? A short mystery

I have a silver sax that has same patent number as many other Conn"s I have seen with same Dec. 8, 1914. The Bell says "Perfe…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

My Grandpa's Alto Sax

Can someone help me identify my grandfathers alto? He was a semi-professional and performed in the 30' s and 40's. I am curio…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Cost of Conn Alto Saxophone in 1971

I am a writer, and I've been trying to do research on what the cost of a Conn Alto Saxophone would have been in 1971. I just…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Most Underated Horns Ever and they really Don't Cost Too Much

Ok so everyone knows of the vintage selmer dominance that exists in the SBAs and the Mark VIs. However, i think that what is…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Pics of my saxophones to sell..

As in my previous post,I was trying to identify my Dads sax's that I inherited.I know they are from the 50's(late)as far as I…

9 years ago
by musicman1221 (10 posts)

Trying out vintage saxes...

Is there anywhere to try out vintage saxes in southern California? I was guided to look at Conn, Buescher, Martin, and King b…

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

How much are my sax's worth???

My Dad died recently and I took possession of his instruments.They are 2 Sax's from the 50's,a flute and a clarinet from the…

9 years ago
by musicman1221 (10 posts)
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