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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)

A-440?

I was just wondering if anyone could tell me what it means to say a sax has an A-440 frequency and how do you tell if that's…

9 years ago
by saxigurl (8 posts)

Identify a Sax

I recently acquired a brass sax The only name on it is on the bell " the knickerbocker" elkhart indiana. It has a 4 digit ser…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

The Difference Between These Three Old Conn's Vintage Horns ? ? ?

I'm a Jazz learner from Taiwan who's eagering to find a sax witch has a Dark . Fat & Barking sound ( I'm that that good to de…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Early CONN Shooting Star??

Hello all. I'm the owner of what must be an early Shooting Star, the serial nr. is 1980. I can not locate this serial nr. an…

9 years ago
by moonoo (3 posts)

The Difference Between These Three Old Conn's Vintage Horns ? ? ?

I'm a Jazz learner from Taiwan who's eagering to find a sax witch has a Dark . Fat & Barking sound ( I'm that that good to de…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Low A altos

Anybody know aprox. how many low A Mark VI (I think) altos Selmer made, what they where marketed for, and why they stopped pr…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Help ! I'd like to identify my sax

Hi! It's an alto sax, bought from a collegue that inherited it. It's written "Belair" on the bell and the serial number is 22…

9 years ago
by Nimy (1 post)

Baritone Saxphone

What are the tonal differences between,a Yanagisawa B901,an Allora barirone saxophone; and the Keilworth ST90? Do any of them…

9 years ago
by sylvesta (3 posts)

Vintage Martin....approximate value?

A friend has in his possesion a Martin Alto(#86610-1927 I believe). Anyone have an idea on what it might sell for? Thanks.

9 years ago
by Alistair (1 post)

My Grandfather's Saxophone

I have a saxophone that was my grandfather's. I would like to know who made it. It says Low A L94673, and on the bell it says…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

How Do i play high F#?

i have an old alto sax the brand name is "concertone" and i really need to know how do i play high F# because my saxophone do…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Conn Vintage Sax?

I recently aquired a CONN vintage Sax in what I beleive excellent condition from a very nice elderly man. Told me he has has…

9 years ago
by mikemco2 (2 posts)

Help me identify

I have a number of saxes, both Selmer and Conn that I'd like to sell, but I'm not sure how to id them. The one I'm having the…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

sherwood sax value ?

/ I apologize in advance for having no knowledge whatsoever of the sax / A friend of mine without computer access asked me t…

9 years ago
by normcook (1 post)

1963 Mark VI Bari sax, set up

After my uncle's death, late 80's, his bari was loaned and not returned. After the borrower died a few months ago it was retu…

9 years ago
by kennyj (24 posts)

Need info on sax named CLOU!!

it's an interesting alto saxophone, i don't know what year it's made, think that it's made to an individual order... on the b…

9 years ago
by hehe23 (5 posts)

Sax named "American standard"!!

i found one tenor saxophone American standard High Grade.. made by Clev. Mus. Inst. Co. ser. numb. B 767, i dont know how old…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Just got a conn and need info.

I just bought a conn tenor from a pawn shop. It's in good playing shape. anyway it is stampped with a 16m and just below that…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

I Am One Happy Guy

I have always been a huge fan of Vintage American Tenor Saxophones and it has been my dream to own one each of the BIG FOUR.…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

American Artist Alto

I recently acquired an American Artist alto and I am seeking some information on it. It is silver and has American Artist eng…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Conn Wonder vs. Buescher True Tone

I am considering two horns...a Conn Wonder made in 1917 and a Buescher True Tone made in 1926. Both are silver plated and app…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

1970 MARK VI TENOR WITH HIGH F# KEY

I think I read in a former post that tenors with the high f# key were a problem horn. Is this correct? Thanks and best regard…

9 years ago
by Mactenor (102 posts)

Conreid Alto saxophone

I have a Conreid alto sax that i believe is from the early forties i am not sure about price of the saxophone or the history…

9 years ago
by bpo145 (1 post)
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