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What model is my CONN

I'm an intermediate player whos new to this website and currently own an old conn. I don't know what model it is though. It h…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Something to "Chu" on..............

LEON "CHU" BERRY made a mark on the Jazz saxophone world in the short 33 years of his life. He played on a Conn New Wonder wi…

9 years ago
by sardonic_z (8 posts)

1951 BUESCHER TENOR 400 TOP HAT AND CANE

I AM TOLD THAT THESE HORNS ARE AMONG THE BEST EVER MADE. PLEASE GIVE ME YOUR THOUGHTS ON THIS "LEGENDARY TENOR"

9 years ago
by Mactenor (102 posts)

Lyric alto,anyone knows?

Hi, i just received a alto saxophone,bought for 50 dollars. The case is just like my martin alto,and it has an engraving sai…

9 years ago
by sugarfix (4 posts)

''vintage lamonte ''saxiphone

DOES ANYONE KNOW ABOUT ''VINTAGE'' LAMONTE SAXAPHONES?MADE IN ITALY.COULD THEY BE A STENCIL?

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

The purpose of Saxquest

As a Saxquest member, I would like to welcome all new-commers to the site. This site has so much to offer, and I hope that yo…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Vintage Conn intonation

Hi, I'm an amateur r'n b sax player from Greece. I own an old Conn tenor #115250 which I bought during my training in Boston…

9 years ago
by Candyboy (75 posts)

MODERATORS TAKE SERIOUS NOTE

The knights Templar and yourselves and others have been attacked by this character saxman89.This should not be allowed to con…

9 years ago
by TANGO SIX ONE (255 posts)

C melody sax

I am interested in purchasing a c melody sax. I have very little knowledge about them so i am wondering where to begin my sea…

9 years ago
by Candyboy (75 posts)
9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn and yanagisawa Alto ID please

Can anyone help? I am a little confused with all these Conn Numbers. I have just bought a Conn 18M Serial No: n220269. Can an…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn USA alto saxophone

I recently bought a Conn USA alto sax. The number engraved is 1461. No pre-fixes or what so ever. Engravings show a bow under…

9 years ago
by Kees (4 posts)

Mexican Conn Alto

Can someone explain to me what is wrong with the Nogales Conns? I bought one - cheap - for fun and started taking lessons. It…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Conn baritone saxaphone "naked lady" information

Hello, I inherited a saxaphone with the following information engraved on it and was wondering if someone could help me deci…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

conn 10m, opinions please?

I'm looking to buy a conn 10M sn: N16732.... I tried looking up the number on the net but didn't get anything. Any info would…

9 years ago
by Candyboy (75 posts)

Martin Bb Soprano Tuning - Dumb ?

I just picked up a Martin Handcraft Bb Sop, this is the first SOP that I have owned. I attempted to tune the horn with a tuni…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn C melody repadding

I purchased a C Melody Conn M145xxx L (pitch) dated 1924-25, two tone silver with a gold interior bell, in apparently excelle…

9 years ago
by Candyboy (75 posts)

need info on my sax

I have a Buffet Crampon (serial number 7875) that I purchased back in '74. This sax is great, maybe because it was my first s…

9 years ago
by edutzu (12 posts)

*can anyone tell me something about this saxophone?

i have a buffet crampon s1 alto sax, acording to many this is the best model ever produced by buffet. if you have some inform…

9 years ago
by edutzu (12 posts)

Language assists Horn sound by (Selmer4fevr)

This is avery interesting thread brought up by (Selmer4evr) so the knights Templar took the liberty of posting it as a sepera…

9 years ago
by selmer 4evr (309 posts)

Martin Bb or C Soprano How do you tell the Difference

How would you tell the difference between a Bb and C soprano horn?

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

1923 Conn tenor

this tenor has serial no.134198 (patent Dec 8 1914). On the bell, superimposed on the CONN insignia is a tiny stamped "notice…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Martin Soprano Pad Replacement Recommendations

I have a Martin Handcraft Soprano sax that I would like to hear from you what style of pad would you use if the instrument wa…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

alto saxaphone

i need to know if anyone has heard of a steuben alto sax it is a model number of 558 and says steuben then under it it says g…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

I know nothing about sax's orConns-help

I have a silver Conn sax Number M164883. serial # list indicates 1925-26. Is it an alto or tenor? is it a good sax? any comme…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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