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Matching serial #

Hi everyone I have a selmer tenor # 59xxx, silverplated. I can understand that many MK VI necks have matching serial# on the…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Mk VI, serial numbers, and Ebay

Hello, Is it a good idea to buy a Mk VI on ebay? I'm looking at one with a 5-digit serial no. (one of the better ones I'm to…

9 years ago
by wvujazzman (48 posts)

Can you help identify old Sax?

Thanks for your precious time to read this. I have an old Sax that an older lady brought in that she thinks her late husband…

9 years ago
by DarrellAHobbs (3 posts)

Buescher TT

On an earlier thread DaveDix responded to my question about a not-expensive "step up" alto, advised I look for a Buescher Tru…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Buescher Sax Question

I am looking at buying a Buescher True Tone. Is there anything more you can tell me about this sax, and how much it might be…

9 years ago
by thekidd (10 posts)

I NEED INFO ON THIS SOPRANO SAX

I HAVE A SOPRANO SAX THAT APPEAR TO BE OLD , AGE UNKNOW. THE KEYS ARE SMALLER AND CONDENCE THAN OF THE NEWER SOPRANO SAXOPHON…

9 years ago
by ARONFROMBMORE (1 post)

Arampone Tenor

Has anyone heard of Arampone? I have a sax that I got years ago from a friend. All keys were there, but no screws, rods or sp…

9 years ago
by SamsSPP (1 post)

Need info on Buescher sax

Can anyone give me some info on a Buescher Elkhart Alto sax. It's a silver sax with serial number 122 795. I know that it's p…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Buffet Crampton Tenor sax from 1964

hello, Can somebody provide me with information regarding this brand , produced during this period? What is the reasonable pr…

9 years ago
by zuki (1 post)

Unlaquered Sax Protection?

I agree I shouldn't lacquer my pre-1930 (brass) horn BUT - how to keep it shiny? I know how to polish it up (I know some folk…

9 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

Conn alto Sax for sale

I consulted the Conn Ltd. website, but can't get a handle on the serial number system. My sax has 6 numbers, then a letter; 5…

9 years ago
by enohpoxas (4 posts)

1929 Conn New Wonder Series II "Chu Berry" Tenor Sax

Hello, my name is Kathy Mikulski and I recently joined saxquest. I asked about a Conn Tenor Sax and received a reply immediat…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Conn vintage alto

I have recently been introduced to what i believe to be a Conn sax from the 70's. I need to know when it was made and figured…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Emails welcome

I just wanted everyone to know that I do welcome the emails that I have been receiving, and please feel free to email me anyt…

9 years ago
by saxHog (28 posts)

Martin questions

I'm a junior in highschool, and I have a Martin alto dated from around 1947 to 1953. I have a lot of trouble getting the palm…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Conn 22M w/rolled tone holes?

Anybody run into this b4? There's one on Ebay. I thought Conn stopped using rolled tone holes in '47? This one is from the la…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Kohlert-Bixley horns

A local person has a Kohlert-Bixley alto for sale- s/n 92xxx, maybe made in the late 60's or early 70's. I'm looking for a se…

9 years ago
by saxHog (28 posts)

Weltklang Bari

Hi, anyone know this bari sax? Brand is Weltklang, 1950ca, 3286 serie, rolled toneholes...

9 years ago
by george.cranmer@ntlworld.com (10 posts)

Conn 22M w/rolled tone holes?

Anybody run into this b4? There's one on Ebay. I thought Conn stopped using rolled tone holes in '47? This one is from the la…

9 years ago
by saxHog (28 posts)

Buescher True-Tone Sopranos

I'm looking into buying a vintage soprano (most probably a Buescher TT, because I've heard really great things about them!),…

9 years ago
by Saxon (100 posts)

Dolnet Bari Sax

I have a Dolnet Bari Sax with nickel silver keys, and the low A key. It does not have a serial number. The pads are red leath…

9 years ago
by Korta (4 posts)

Conn Tranny vs. Chu vs. Buescher TH & C

Hello people What a choice i've got to make here! Three awesome saxes, all at the same price. The tranny had an old relacqu…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Help with an old horn...

Hello everyone...I am a semi-pro alto/soprano player and I have recently gotten into vintage horns. I own a 1950 Conn 6M and…

9 years ago
by Alto_Guy (4 posts)

Yamaha 61/62 Tenor.

I have posted this thread a couple of times, but It may have been lost during the server upgrade. My question has changed a…

9 years ago
by chiefs_55 (3 posts)

Curved B flat soprano Sax stamped Alexandre on the bell

I am trying to identify its origins. Alexandre is the French spelling. It has a serial number on it. H5736. It is one of the…

9 years ago
by arthurob (1 post)
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