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OMEGA saxes

i found a soprano saxophone on ebay made by omega and i've looked on the internet and can't find anything out about it, i di…

9 years ago
by maggie89 (37 posts)

kington alto sax

has anybody heard of the above alto sax i've had since 1955. it has a number stamped 1908 i don't think it is a patent number…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Looking For Info on Martin Committee Tenor

I have an older Martin Committee tenor (stamped "Committee" and Elkhart, Indiana), s/n 305040. I'm trying to determine its ag…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

late selmer mark vi baris

Does anyone have any insight to how the late mark vi low a baris (SN 200xxx or greater) play? How much are they worth in good…

9 years ago
by barisax999 (400 posts)

Vintage Vito

Bought a Vintage Vito manufactured Kenosha Wis. having trouble tracking down year of horn. Ser#2937A. Checked at a repair sho…

9 years ago
by knighttrain (31 posts)

fe olds is it worth fixing

someone gave my son(10) a fe olds parisan sax(he wants to play in school band). local music shop says it needs about $300. is…

9 years ago
by knighttrain (31 posts)

New Wonder vs Director's models

Hello all. I am couious to know how a Conn New Wonder Series II (serial #172,XXX) would compare to a M14 Directors model (new…

9 years ago
by ps (35 posts)

Pan saxophones

Has anyone heard of PAN saxophones? Supposedly built in Italy. If yes, what can you tell me about them. Do they have a logo o…

9 years ago
by ps (35 posts)

Desmond's and Hodges's horns

Would anybody have a clue to what happened to Johnny Hodges's horns when he died? How about Paul Desmond's horns?

9 years ago
by greyfell (3 posts)

Cleveland Bari Pad Kits

We just purchased a Cleveland Bari Sax that was made around 1945 - 46 and we are trying to locate a complete pad kit for it.…

9 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

continental colonial ..?????

hey, so going threw my grandfathers house i found an oboe(yea i know its not a sax), any way all i can find on it is "contine…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Buescher tenor

I have a Buescher aristocrat "big b". serial # 308xxx (im just going to leave the last 3 digits out.". i dont really know muc…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

vintage alto sax.

i have a vintage alto sax that belonged to a family member. it has been hanging on the wall at home for over 30 years. i am t…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

What's the difference with vintage saxes

Hi, I've been playin 6 years now and I've only had a chance to play 3 different altos.....sad huh... lol. But anyways I was w…

9 years ago
by sax_a_gogo (23 posts)

H. Couf Superba II

I have an H Couf Superba II tenor sax, serial number 64051, in good condition. I would like to know about the quality, value…

9 years ago
by sax_a_gogo (23 posts)

ummm... run away!!!!

Hey i have a solo in a school band and i happen to get kinda nervous before i play in front of anyone even in front of my own…

9 years ago
by sax_a_gogo (23 posts)

Selmer with epoxy finish

We were just looking at a Selmer Baritone saxophone on Ebay that looked very odd. When we questioned the seller about the fin…

9 years ago
by sax_a_gogo (23 posts)

Old Conn Alto Sax

I've done some searching and found bits and pieces of information and was hoping someone with more knowledge could fill in th…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Caring for a vintage horn

I've just purchased a vintage alto and I'm thrilled! I can't wait to get it, I think I'll pull it out and start playing it in…

9 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Conn Tenor 1960 serial#811910

Hello all name is steve Im new to the serial number's on vintage saxophones. Ive been playing a conn alto and tenor from 197…

9 years ago
by kd6tjc (17 posts)

Information on CHAPELAIN, Paris C Melody SAX

I just cleaned out my fathers storage room and found this nickel plated SAX. It has been there since my high school days. I p…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

new wonder rolled tone holes?

do all the c melody horns conn made have the rolled tone holes?? upon inspection of mine i see mine does. will this make it h…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

WHERE CAN I FIND A 10M CROOK PLEASE???

Does anyone know how can I do to find a 10M crook for my horn? Because it came with a Bundy II crook and I would like to have…

9 years ago
by paulwl (5 posts)

Help What is this Mirage Alto Sax serial 62373

Hello I have a old Mirage alto saxophone I found the sax at a antique store case was fallen apart replaced it case looked li…

9 years ago
by kd6tjc (17 posts)

Vintage Bundy value?

Wife says it's time to clean out the garage. So, my 1968-70 Bundy Alto sax needs to go. It is in bad need of a pad job, other…

9 years ago
by kd6tjc (17 posts)
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