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King Zephyr Special

>I own a King Zephyr Tenor Saxophone with a serial number that is in the 29,000 range. Could anyone value that saxophone and…

9 years ago
by Sax_Shark (134 posts)

Lyon Healy 25" sax

I have acquired a Lyon Healy saxaphone. It is pretty dirty and is going to require lots of patience and restoration. It is 25…

9 years ago
by jewwillie2 (1 post)

Need input regarding King Super 20 Silversonic Tenor

How good are these horns? How do they compare to Conn 10M and Buescher 400 TH&C? I would really appreciate your input........…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Mystery Horn???????

I was wondering if anyone knew anything about this horn. This is exactly what is on the bell."American Standard High Grade Ma…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

The Difference between Dent and Ding

you know when people said their sax got a very small ding, .... and i guess it could be a dent or something bigger? ok here…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

King Super 20 Silversonic Tenor Serial #410000

Were these still good horns made in the late 60s? Really need your input. Thanks

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Looking for information on Whittle soprano sax

I have a soprano saxophone given to me by my father. It had previously belonged to a cousin who had played in a New Orleans j…

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Replacement neck for 1936 Conn 6M

I am in need of a replacement for the double slung nmicro tune neck for my beautiful Conn 6M. I would like to know if anyone…

9 years ago
by Birdman (9 posts)

HELP, I cannot identify an old CONN tenor

I'm trying to determine the value of a vintage tenor saxophone that has been stored in my father's attic for some time. The o…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

American horns verses French Horns

Lets hope The knightsTemplar are not duplicating recent posts, but may be a good heated debate can open up some new ground fo…

9 years ago
by Candyboy (75 posts)

Shallow Pad Holders

I have a vintage Holton and I am in the process of repairing the pads. The holders where the pads go are very shallow. They d…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Buescher True tone Curved Sop

I have a BTT Curved Soprano in ? Raw brass or possibly Gold can't tell (SN 93XXX). I have yet to see another in this color. D…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

How long is your New Wonder, Big Boy?

I have seen some information on the Web that seems to indicate that Conn made a major design improvement to the strait Bb sop…

9 years ago
by jtf1459 (9 posts)

LOW PITCH 18 INCH SAX BY LYON HEALY INFO REQUESTED

Assistance requested Can anyone give me some information on the following horn... I don't know anything about it. Thank you…

9 years ago
by saxjunkie89 (393 posts)

Selmer 1954

Hi, I have bought a selmer tenor from 1954, in france. it is original silverplate and has no engraving. I would love to have…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

king zephyr alto sax

What do you guys think about a king zephyr alto sax circa 1930 with most of laquer and a serial # of 179665, and it cost $ 33…

9 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

need info on my sax

hi guys am new learner on alto sax and have old sax is marked hessey's of liverpool artists model and has pierret a paris in…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Super 21

I was browsing saxpics the other day, and came upon something curious. King introduced an experimental horn in limited quanti…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Martin Stencil Identify...........

Dear All , I have an old Alto Sax that found on the basement . some say it is A Lyon & Healy Alto that made by Martin. It h…

9 years ago
by nessundorma7 (2 posts)

Anyone heard of this old horn?

Hi, I recently got an old alto saxophone. It sais "Lyric"on the bell, and the toneholes have a kind of spring. Are they sold…

9 years ago
by oldboy (1 post)

Help, Trying to Find out about Sax

I have a saxophone that my father had as a child and I later dabbled on while playing the oboe. The sax has etching on it and…

9 years ago
by trissy74 (4 posts)

selmer balanced action

i was wondering about what everyones opinion is on ba's

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

armstrong 3010 alto sax

I have an armstrong 3010 alto sax that I got when my dad passed. Can anyone tell me anything about it, and possibly its worth…

9 years ago
by lbw (3 posts)

question about mouthpiece on '36 10M

I have read a lot of posts. I am a female and began playing on a clarinet because that was what girls played (back in the '60…

9 years ago
by Candyboy (75 posts)

Couf

I dont know if you could consider the Couf a vintage sax. I have three Coufs an alto, tenor, and bari, all superba 1's with r…

9 years ago
by 1son (4 posts)
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