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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)

low tone problems on 1911 holton soprano

For the past year I have been learning to play soprano on a 1911 Holton. My main instrument is the tenor which I have played…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

SML Alto for sale

I just put my SML Alto on ebay for sale. #7339962142 This horn is in great shape, no dings or dents. This is a great blowing…

9 years ago
by Korta (4 posts)

Need care tips for King Silversonic

Regarding the silver parts of the horn, what is the proper way to care for these parts?

9 years ago
by Mactenor (102 posts)

Pad adjustment screws?

My YTS-23 Yamaha like most or all SAX they make has screws to adjust the pads left and right hand. But which Vintage Saxes ha…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

buescher bari

I was helping my band directors clean out the band hall and i came across an old buescher bari. I couldnt find the serial num…

9 years ago
by rob07 (38 posts)

what vintage tenor

I currently have a jupiter student tenor and i am looking to buy a vintage sax. I've been looking at a lot like the Mk. VI an…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Buescher Elkhart? serial 46085

serial is 46085, then underneath it says 20A. any helpful info appreciated. large engraving of elk in round heart. says elk n…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

king cleveland alto, info??

Serial # 245082 can anyone tell me anything else? thanks.

9 years ago
by trebek59 (3 posts)

care of instrument: silver plated 1957 mark vi

i am a happy owner of an amazing 74xxx silver plated vi. the previous owner of this horn was crazy with keeping it clean, and…

9 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Satin Silver Conn Naked Lady Alto

Hello I just received (for free) a satin silver Conn Naked Lady alto sax. Serial #M258654A. Needs repadding, but there are N…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Value of Cleveland Tenor

I'm trying to figure out how much my sax is worth. It's a Cleveland, made by the H.N. White Co. Cleveland Ohio. The serial nu…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Yahaha ybs 61

I thinking about purchasing a used yamaha ybs 61 ser# 2433 can anyone tell me how to find out the year of this horn, and is i…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Hamilton Tenor? Maybe Pre-Conn?

A guy in town has an old tenor branded as Hamilton, he thinks the brand is somehow related to Conn. Anyone ever heard of Hami…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Replacement pads for King Super 20 Tenor

I just purchased a King Super 20 Silversonic Tenor. For pad replacement, what would you recommend for optimum sound . Thanks…

9 years ago
by dirk-lo (11 posts)

H.N. White Super 20 Silver Sonic Sax

My father recently passed away and left me with this sax (Serial # 376808). Can someone please give me info on it as well as…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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