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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)

H.N. White Super 20 Silver Sonic Sax

My father recently passed away and left me with this sax. Can someone please give me info on it as well as value and if it sh…

9 years ago
by ptkfl (2 posts)

Conn Naked Lady adjustable neck question

Hello Can anyone give me more info on how to deal with the adjustable neck on my naked lady alto?? Is that collet supposed t…

9 years ago
by jessica (13 posts)

Military Sax

I have a King Zephr Baritone Sax(1941) used by the Military (has military markings). It is completly silver with a gold bell.…

9 years ago
by west (242 posts)

Mouthpiece for selmer ba alto

what mouthpieces work well on a selmer balanced action alto (24,xxx)?

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Your opinions among these Tenors

After having found a great sounding modern tenor saxophone in mt B&S 2001, I am now in the process of selecting a vintage one…

9 years ago
by aravaioli (24 posts)

give some view on Selmer Mark VI alto and sba alto

i recently tried a silver sba alto and a late mark vi it was wow... and it was alot cheaper than a mark vi i collect alot se…

9 years ago
by davidau (37 posts)

The appeal of vintage horns

In an email, Jim Keith writes: Could you help me understand some concept of the vintage sax... I only know my modern saxes an…

9 years ago
by AJBalettie (11 posts)

Buescher Alto from 1912

FA Buescher alto American Triumph made by ART Musical Inst Elkhart Ser. No. 14004 Can anyone share some light on this instrum…

9 years ago
by shibbysax (10 posts)

Elkhart alt sax

I am trying to find out some more information on the Elkhart alt saxophone. Has a deer inside a heart with the text ”BAND-I…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Indiana brand saxophone

Hello I am trying to find out some more information on the Indiana brand saxophone. Made in Elkhart, Indiana. Has an indian…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

random problems...

i have been playing on a selmer mark (i think!) for a couple of weeks now. my teacher recommened it for me, but it seems to b…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Buffet Crampon Tenor SAX - Help!

I own a Buffet Crampon Tenor sax that appears to be quite old. It is in excellent shape. On the bell it says: Buffet Crampon…

9 years ago
by VTSAX (2 posts)

One Handed sax

Has anyone ever heard of these potentially difficult saxes to play? I have. My friend's dad has a Conn C-Melody that he custo…

9 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)

Need help with a very unusual tenor sax!!!

My name is Elesha and I'm hoping someone can help me out. My pastor's wife recently passed away. She played practically every…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Hello everyone!

Carlos and am new in town. Guys and gals and kids. A friend of mine gave me a sax that I almost put in the trash as soon as…

9 years ago
by crpdragracing (2 posts)

HELP! Need to know about my Conn Saxophone!

I have seen how helpful everyone has been to other inguiries.You guys are great. Perhaps you can help me too. I have had a sa…

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Gabriel's Buffett Evette Schaffer

Hi, I would be grateful for some information. My grandson Gabriel is entering 7th grade and a few years ago began with an alt…

9 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)
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