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Assistance with identifying/valuing 1923 (?) Conn Saxaphone

Found this one in my mother-in-laws attic. Has great sentimental value for my husband, but unsure if it was any value beyond…

9 years ago
by jazzfool132 (144 posts)

Need info on Lyon and Healy

Can anyone out there give me more insight into Lyon and Healy. I have a C Melody made by them and am having trouble tracking…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Conn 21M

Hiya on one of my visits to Ebay, I noticed a Horn -Conn 21m- that looked alot like a yamaha student model that had the eng…

9 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

ConnsaxmanJim or DAve Dix Buescher Tenor

I haven't been smart enough yet to pick up my next sax playing the ebay game, I always get burn't in the end. But here is a B…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Selmer Alto

I have a Selmer Alto Sax, Serial number 57218, my research tells me that the first one made was SN57000. I would like to rest…

9 years ago
by kitwat (4 posts)

Baking an old finish on raw brass

I read a discussion thread from several of the members who were discussing the idea of adding an aged patina to older saxes b…

9 years ago
by Princerd (2 posts)

Conn 6m Alto

Can you tell me anything about a Conn 6m nickle plated in very good condition, Serial #269xxx, was the nickle plating afterma…

9 years ago
by Backinthesaxxleagain (15 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat- late 50s early 60s?

I just want to find out some more info on the Aristocrat tenor . I tried one out that was either late 50s to early 60s. yeah,…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Buescher True Tone

I know someone that has a Buescher True Tone with a serial # of 165,xxx or 156,xxx. (I'll confirm this later) I was wondering…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

A thought for ConnsaxmanJim

With my 70 year old Conn 10M {A GREAT LADY}.......a newly acquired Otto Link NY 8 Super Tone Master, and a Superial DC 2 1/…

9 years ago
by Mactenor (102 posts)

Is Yamaha model YTS-023 a good model or what?!?!

I bought a YTS-023 model Yamaha yesterday for a great price of $975. I am on a monthly plan and am paying $40 per month to bu…

9 years ago
by saxophonik (73 posts)

Rud Wurlitzer bari sax

I have just overhauled a bari sax with Rud Wurlitzer engraved on the bell, serial number 85902. The serial number is curved a…

9 years ago
by Chuck8133 (16 posts)

antone soulard

i recently ran accrost an antone soulard and cant find anything about it can anyone help??

9 years ago
by bladerj87 (1 post)

Wax for bare brass

Can anyone recommend meuseum wax for raw brass horn

9 years ago
by saxologist (13 posts)

Differnce in Mark VI & Mark VII

What is the the actual difference between the Mark VI and the Mark VII?

9 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

16M Conn Saxes

I currently own a tenor conn 16M sax and i was curious with the thoughts of other 16M players. The sound on this horn is fat…

9 years ago
by if_lisa_played_tenor (2 posts)

Buescher Sax Value

I have a late 50's model Buescher Alto Aristocrat that has been in my basement for about 30+ years. The condition is as good…

9 years ago
by Backinthesaxxleagain (15 posts)

Buesher '30s w/ Missing Mouthpiece

What kind of mouthpiece would work with a Buesher Aristocrat made in the 30s?

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

yanagisawa baritone

I am looking at a vintage Yani bari.The 3rd and 4th serial #'s are 7&5 which according to Sax and Brass Book makes it 1975.It…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Mark VI

did the Mark VI have a year that was specifically the best? curious about Mark VI alto.......

9 years ago
by llehctiMnairB (18 posts)

1913 Conn Soprano (Curved)

To anyone out there that could help me figure out the value of a Conn Soprano Saxophone I have, and want to sell, that's in V…

9 years ago
by steve eide (2 posts)

next information on vintage Buescher saxophone

I was looking to buy a vintage sax I saw on the internet. The seller didn't have much info and the pics weren't that great so…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Conn Alto

Hey guys, I'm considering purchasing a Conn Alto. Can anyone recommend any good ones? Thanks, Sean (Trane Lives)

9 years ago
by SaxAppeal (67 posts)

Information on a Selmer Alexandre Alto Sax: Model# 2018

I am looking for some expert opinions on a Selmer Alexandre Alto Sax that is gold plated and made in Italy. It looks like it…

9 years ago
by qwantron (5 posts)

Which type of Yamaha Tenor Sax do you recommend for Jazz players?

Please tell me which Yamaha is the best for jazz!!!

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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