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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)

MP for a vintage Buescher

I recently picked up a very nice Tru-Tone (serial # 142XXX). I have played alto for a long time and have been watching for th…

9 years ago
by clarinet1st (11 posts)

York???

Hi all!=] And thanks for saving us from a purchase we prob'ly would have regreted!!! (don't you just hate regrets) The forum…

9 years ago
by Yeoman (6 posts)

Wondering what year my Buescher tenor was made

I have a tenor that says BUILT BY BUESCHER, ELKHART IND. - serial number 104xxx and am wondering what year it was made. I was…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Buescher BU5

Has anyone heard of this model? I am guessing that it is newer and maybe not considered vintage at all. Help?

9 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Can Someone Identify my Conn's Year?

I just picked up this alto: Underslung octave key w/microtuner Rolled tone holes Naked lady on bell S/N: 6M VIII 291696 L A…

9 years ago
by Baunitdabaun (3 posts)

conn 20m

I can get a decent conn 20m for under 300 dollars. It needs only a little work, but do you think it would be a good purchase?…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

selmer tenor new york 1914

does any body know how much a 1914 selmer new york is worth

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn Soprano

Hello! I'm looking for some information on a straight brass Conn soprano, serial number M224, 8xx. I bought this sax for $7…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

vintage aristocrat

I recently posted about what tenor to get for blues, I appreciate the help, I think I'll go with a Buescher Aristocrat since…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

vintage conn

I have an alto sax made by conn and I am trying to find out what model it is. The serial number is 537708 and is says C G Con…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Selmer Balanced vs. True Tone vs. Chu Berry

I am looking to buy a sax. This will be to play, not to just look at, so any help would be appreciated. The ones I'm comparin…

9 years ago
by nicko12 (4 posts)

Sonny Rollins' Setup On album " Worktime "

As Title , i love that kind of sound ( or just because of the recording technics of that time ? ) , I found the album just bu…

9 years ago
by wenhene (12 posts)

Reference Series vs. Mark VI

hi, i'm thinking about serioulsy upgrading my tenor. currently i play an unlaquered 'Mad Meg' (?) Canonball, but i'm thinkin…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Looking for a God Vintage Soprano

Hey Guys, I am a bit of a fan of Vintage saxes, and i like most things about them and i was interested in buying a soprano,…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

LAKELAND TENOR SAX

anyone have any information on this horn? where it could have been made says lakeland classic.the left pinky cluster looks li…

9 years ago
by windiamond (5 posts)
9 years ago
by Candyboy (75 posts)

1939 Buescher Aristocrat Tenor

Hi this message is for any one that can help me.Dave Dix I would appreciate your imput please. I am recieving this horn from…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

indiana

anyone else got one of these? i4.photo…

9 years ago
by oorwullie (21 posts)

Borgani Bari

Could anyone tell me anythong about a 1960-70 Borgani Bari Sax ? ? ? Worth buying or not - what kind of quality ? ?

9 years ago
by bradp (2 posts)
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