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Have you guys done this before?

I've recently purchase a vintage Conn Chu-Berry & got a huge & dark barking sound that more than I expect . But I've found a…

9 years ago
by wenhene (12 posts)

Little Help Evette Schaeffer Alto Sax. serial 65**

Hello I just bought this Evette Schaeffer alto saxophone with case I think the year is a 1959 might be wrong? The serial numb…

9 years ago
by kd6tjc (17 posts)

Weltklang soprano.

Hi can any one suggest why the note,s from d to f high on me sop don,t work. Thanks Beth.

9 years ago
by Beth (2 posts)

Buffet Crampon Stencil Alto Saxophone

Hello can you give me some information on buffet Evette & Schaeffer Paris stenciled on it and the other buffet with Old Kraft…

9 years ago
by kd6tjc (17 posts)

Buffet Crampon Stencil Alto Saxophone

Hello can you give me some information on buffet Evette & Schaeffer Paris stenciled on it and the other buffet with Old Kraft…

9 years ago
by kd6tjc (17 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)

conn new wonder??

well i won the bid on ebay for a conn alto ser. number 77994. it from the looks of the pic's is in pretty good shape. it went…

9 years ago
by chiachifan (1 post)

Conn 10M Naked Lady. Serial# 320487 PLEASE HELP!

I have a friend that wants to buy a tenor sax from a high school. It is a Conn 10M Naked Lady. (1948-1950) i belive. Does any…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn Alto question

If am looking at a Conn alto serial no. 526xxx. It has no other numbers and no engravings. It has wire keyguards. What model…

9 years ago
by kraizeemom (2 posts)

Dating my Dolnet Alto Sax??

Hi there, I have a vintage Dolnet Alto Sax that has been in our family for a long while now. It was bought second hand in aro…

9 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Cleveland Bari Sax

I just won an Ebay auction for a Cleveland bari sax from the 1930's. I don't have it yet and do not have the serial number bu…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat

My grandfather passed on a Buescher Aristocrat to me that he played in high school. I had never seen his saxoophone before, b…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Need help! Trying to identify sax

Was recently given a saxophone and I have been trying to identify it. It is in a Martin case and, by comparing it to photos,…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Is this REALLY a Conn Chu Berry? (serial # inside)

I found a saxophone at a pawn shop, but when I inspected it (didn't play it yet), it had a weird serial number. 213xxx Is t…

9 years ago
by ThunderWhale (3 posts)

Alto Sax Holton Elkhorn "This Unknown...."

Hi to everybody, yes..."this Unknown..." Because on Saxpics I've found only a few pics, Steve Goodson show only the serial n…

9 years ago
by kennyz (31 posts)

vintage conn overhaul

I've been in the market for a new horn for awhile. I tried and tested the YAS-62..great horn...but not $2K better than the 23…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Buesher Aristocrat

hey, I have found a great Buesher Aristocrat w/ serial # 26635x. It's description reads as following: A stunning transitional…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Help !

I have an alto sax in my shop and I don't know what it is. I have played for more than a dozen years and am royally confused.…

9 years ago
by tenorsaxman5787 (1 post)

my new old sax

i recently aquried a vintage Pan Amercian tenor sax. before you laugh, hear me out. i have done some research and the serial…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

good vintage repair place in NC?

I have a buescher baritone sax, true tone model. According to the seriel number, it was made in 1921. It needs to be serviced…

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Grafton Plastic Alto

Has anyone actually seen or played a Grafton? I'm just curious because i've heard some really crazy stories about them, and…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

CONN 6M vs CONN6M which is the best??

Hi to everyone, I will to buy a Conn 6M and I've found 2 examples of this beautiful horn, both in excellent conditions. One i…

10 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Conn 6M Naked Lady Alto Sax 1952 on Ebay..Cheap

I put my Dads old sax on Ebay and just found out that it is a 6M Naked Lady Alto.Stupidly,I started the bids out cheap and no…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Questions about my 1931 Conn Sax.

I own a playable Conn alto sax and its serial number is A M248601 L It is nickel plated and in very good condition. 1…

10 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

A. Goetz???

i recently started removing the pads from and old silver stencil tru tone, under one of the largest pads the words A. Goetz 1…

10 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)
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