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Lyon Healy American Professional Soprano Saxophone

Looking for anyone's input on this saxophone. Ser# is 94,xxx. It is 22" long, under the serial number it says low pitch, Lice…

11 years ago
by soosunt (2 posts)

Conn Bari Low A

Hi, I was browsing Ebay and saw a vintage Conn Low A baritone saxophone from 1968. I didn't realize Conn made Low A bari's t…

11 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Mark Vl Mania

Is the entire sax world suffering from Mark Vl Mania? It seems like there is a stampede for 5 digit Mark Vl`s, ignoring some…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

CONN VINTAGE TENOR'S

I have read allot of the Conn's , I have 2 16 M one is ok and the other one just play's like Crazy, both are around the same…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Tenor Harrison Ligature

'lo all. It's come to the point that I'm actually selling it. It really hasn't been touched since its creation, I bought it,…

11 years ago
by joonil1986 (11 posts)

Buescher C Melody Sax 1920

A person told me the C Melody Buescher sax I have from 1920 is neither an alto sax nor a tenor sax. Is that correct?

11 years ago
by pablobeler (1 post)

Buescher baritone

I have acquired a Buescher baritone sax S/N 59304. (classic Buescher S/N in a partial circle format).Buescher S/N's indicate…

11 years ago
by vedubya (1 post)

Buescher Alto Low Tone

My father passed away last month. He purchased the noted Buescher new in 1927. It is in pristine shape. It's gold plated. My…

11 years ago
by Myron Jones (2 posts)

Help w/ Value of Selmer Mark VI Tenor (in Toronto)???

Hi, can anyone give me a rough estimate of the value of my dad's sax? It's one of the last Mark VI models (M21xxxx). Made i…

11 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

where would be a good place to look for a beat up old sax

something with "vintage appeal" and a great "patina" (ok so i've been reading e-bay ads.) i guess. Like an old mark VI for ch…

11 years ago
by MarkLavelle (300 posts)

buffing during relaquer

who much weight does a low bb mark vi lose during a relaq job?

11 years ago
by Conclave (45 posts)

Thor? I thought that was a Norse God...

I ride by an antique store on the bus everyday--and everyday I see the same old and interesting alto sitting in the window. T…

11 years ago
by musicwriter2001 (14 posts)

If my sax were stolen

Hello, fellas!. I just want to know what can i do in the case that someone stole my sax.There is any website where could be p…

11 years ago
by Zevulun (24 posts)

Buescher soprano.....with a hole????

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11 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Tenor Conn New Wonder Series II or Tenor Selmer Super Action?

Anyone could please tell me if a Conn New Wonder Series II is a good horn and around how much could it cost?.And, anyone arou…

11 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

6M lacquer removing - which non-chemical techniques?

Hello to everybody I would like to remove the lacquer of a 6m from '50, it is heavily tarnished, with a non homogeneous color…

11 years ago
by kennyz (31 posts)

Combination of mouthpieces and exercises.

Hello!, i have a Conn New Wonder Series II Tenor Saxophone and i play it since 3 months ago.I use a Berg Larsen Metal mouthpi…

11 years ago
by Zevulun (24 posts)

gaylord saxophone

I just came into possession of a tenor sax and the only marking I see is "Gaylord". Anyone have any information about this li…

11 years ago
by BlueEyedGrk1 (1 post)

semler mark VI alto with low A

hey guys i was just wondering if anyone know anything about how a mark VI with low A plays i have heard alot about the mark V…

11 years ago
by bopman (1 post)

Buescher 400 Baritone saxophone

Just out of curiosity is a Buescher 400 Bari sax serial # 365XXX a good horn, I know it is pre selmer but it is close to the…

11 years ago
by ALTO_BARI_CLARINET (1 post)

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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 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…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)
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