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Martin Indiana... Again.

Okay So, I was just wondering how a stage I Martin Indiana serial 43XXX compares to some of the other student/ intermediate h…

10 years ago
by napas14 (24 posts)

Vintage Conns questions.

Right now I am currently aware that the old conn 6m and 10m alto saxes are both great horns...beat only by the mark VI, but i…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Silver Pride of Elkhart Alto Information

Hey guys. I have just purchaced a "Pride of Elkhart" eb Alto Silver Sax and I am guessing that it is a second line from Conn…

11 years ago
by cameltrophy3 (2 posts)

ARTIST Tenor Vintage Sax - who made it?

Hi, This is my first involvement in the discussion forum so I'd better introduce myself. Bob Taylor, played the sax for about…

11 years ago
by BobT (5 posts)

1940's Martin Indianna!HELP ME PLEASE!

Im looking for a inexpensive vintage horn with a good enough sound for me. I have been playing for 3 years. Would this be a g…

11 years ago
by napas14 (24 posts)

Beuscher vintage sax

I have a Beuscher Aristocrat True Tone series 1 model 288414 low pitch tenor sax that belonged to my Dad. It is in excellent…

11 years ago
by tinyangel (3 posts)

So, How about the Martin Indianna?PLEASE HELP ME:(

I was just wondering if a Martin Indianna would be a good horn for me. I have been playing for 3 years and i am looking for a…

11 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Help naked lady year 1936 vers year 1955

Hello thank you for your input. Ok Im looking at two naked ladys one was made in 1936 and the other was made in 1955. Ok I un…

11 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Conn Stencil?

I hoping to get an opinion from connsaxman jim on this. I just purchased this and whilst it would definitely seem to be a con…

11 years ago
by pease-pudding (6 posts)

c soprano repad advice

My conn stencil c soprano is about to go for repair and I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts as to the best type of pad…

11 years ago
by pease-pudding (6 posts)

Rate this horn Please!

Hi, I am thinking of buy a King Zephry series IV serial number 394XXX and was wondering if this is a good horn for an interme…

11 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

What makes a sax vintage?

Im sorry if i sound kind of stupid... but what makes a sax vintage? Just it being made like a while ago? I have a Bundy, from…

11 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Pad Repair 1927 Buescher Alto

I have a silver 1927 Buescher True-Tone Low Pitch alto saxophone registered 225704. The padding has never been replaced to my…

11 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Buescher True Tone 1915-1920

So, I'm thinking of buying a Buescher True Tone Tenor Saxophone. After doing some research on the horn I now know that it was…

11 years ago
by napas14 (24 posts)

Conn Bari Sax

If any of you recall, I mentioned a while back that my instructor has a near-mint conn bari sax. I finally found the serial n…

11 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)

need help w/ C G Conn Sax

First I am out of my element here and looking for some help. I pulled a sax from the attic of my mother inlaws house and am t…

11 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Selmer Paris Horn- Grenadilla Wood?? SN D3099

At an auction I bought several instruments and am trying to figure out what they are and what they are worth. I have what I b…

11 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Hohner soprano sax

People, a friend of mine is offering me a "vintage" Hohner soprano sax. He bought that sax in Paris ten years ago. The sax se…

11 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Conn alto shooting stars with V 3369 number

Hi, I have been reading about other shooting star conn's that you have said are from 1960's. I can't find any discussion of a…

11 years ago
by madforflags (2 posts)

Keilwerth Toneking's

I have a nice sounding Julius Keilwerth Toneking Soprano and I am trying to find the vintage of the sax. Its S/N is 69469. An…

11 years ago
by pscaddan (3 posts)

Conn C Melody = 'Chu Berry'?

I've got a 1921-ish Conn C Melody that a friend is willing to let me learn sax repair/restoration on, and I'm in the process…

11 years ago
by MarkLavelle (300 posts)

Help on mystery sax- ripoff of a super balanced.

I'm just wondering if anyone can help me. Recently, I found an old, beat up silver tenor in a pawn shop. I bought it cheap, r…

11 years ago
by odedtzur (19 posts)

Selmer Altos.....

What exactly is the difference between a Selmer AS100 and a Selmer Omega?

11 years ago
by mhodges (2 posts)

Weltklang Bari sax serial 46xx

have they been made by Keilwerth or not?! I've heard that weltklang saxes are not good for playing only these bari saxes are…

11 years ago
by hehe23 (5 posts)

Conn New Wonder Tenor - Al Gagnon

I have a Conn tenor sn131139 that I played in high school and college in the 60's. It has a woman in a 20's style bathing sui…

11 years ago
by Marilyn (2 posts)
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