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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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 years ago
by trissy74 (4 posts)

selmer balanced action

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

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 years ago
by 1son (4 posts)

Intonation Question

I've been looking into buying a Soprano recentlly and found a Conn/Pan American Straight Bb Soprano Saxophone for sale about…

10 years ago
by Candyboy (75 posts)

what make is my sax

i have been given an old sax but do not know what make it is wonder if anyone can help,engraved on it is lewin true perfectio…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

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…

10 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…

10 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"

10 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…

10 years ago
by sugarfix (4 posts)
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