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Vintage Saxophones

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Interesting Answer

I registered and posted on this board a few days ago as I thought after looking around a bit that people here were knowledgab…

9 years ago
by west (242 posts)

Taming a vintage sax...possible?

Hi everyone. I'm a former clarinetist who switched to saxophone b/c i got hit by the jazz bug...hard. I took well to the swit…

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Martin 50's SAX bore?

Is the Martin the only sax with a bore that is not round but egg shaped? I read they had a design patent on that about 1950 .…

9 years ago
by frasermanx (9 posts)

1933-34 conn tenor

Sorry, I previously ststed my sax as a 1939, but when I checked the serial number it seems to be a 1933-34, the serial number…

9 years ago
by shobud77 (4 posts)

Mark VI...or SBA?

Both are great saxophones, and its obvious that the Mark VI is more popular, but what about the Super Balanced Action? Would…

9 years ago
by jamterry (573 posts)

Old To New

I play a YTS-62...plays like a charm...but do they play as well as vintage? I know that people love to make cheaper and sell…

9 years ago
by Jim Keith (20 posts)

1936 Vintage King Voll-True Eb Alto Saxophone

I am selling my 1936 Vintage King Voll-True Eb Alto Saxophone on ebay right now, if anyone is interested. I simply thought yo…

9 years ago
by mcinae (3 posts)

Martin Indiana Tenor Sax - serial #67184

Please help! I know nothing of saxophones. I'd like to know if this is a good horn and how much i should pay for it, given th…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Need case for vintage Buescher Tru-tone

My dad recently gave us his vintage gold-plated Buescher Tru-Tone alto sax, SN 215236. We had it cleaned and re-padded for my…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Berg Larsen - advice please!

Hi. I have an old Berg Larsen Tenor Sax (with serial no.) It sounds great but looks its age. Will the sax be of any value? Do…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

alto saxophone

can anyone tell me about an alto sax I have...it has one name on the bell, "AULT" and on the back is the number, B7686. Any i…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

is my beuscher any good ??

Hiya, i was wondering if anyone could tell me about my beuscher and if it's really as good as it feels. it's a shiny silver b…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

found a vintage

Hi, iam from mexico and I just found in my grandparents house a saxophone. . . its seems to be very old. On the bell it saids…

9 years ago
by victor (1 post)

Conn Wonder mouthpiece help

I have a Conn Wonder tenor I purchased from Junkdude last year. The mouthpiece included was a Conn traditional Steelay with t…

9 years ago
by destock (2 posts)

Bilger Mouthpiece

A friend of mine recently gave me a couple mouthpieces to try out on my Alto. The Bilger B92 is intriguing. It is hard rubber…

9 years ago
by slavadog (1 post)

Balanced Action, To Super or Not To Super

I love every SuperBalanced Action Alto I have ever played. But I don't want to buy one because the SBA's are pretty pricey. I…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

1939 conn

I have a 1939 conn tenor sax that I am looking to sell. it is in very good shape with only a few very small dents. I have onl…

9 years ago
by shobud77 (4 posts)

Conn Vintage Alto Sax

Anyone have any information about a Conn vintage alto sax I just acquired. Front says "Made by CG Conn (then looks like" LII"…

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

SELMER MK VI TENOR 1959 VALUE

WOULD LIKE TO GET SOME THOUGHTS ON THE VALUE OF THIS HORN I HAVELOWNED FOR 33 YEARS AND AM THINKING OF SELLING. THE LAQUER IS…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

I play...

I play on a 1952 Selmer Super Action, sn 48xxx. It is the best horn I have ever played. I have tried the new Yamahas, and Ser…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

JEAN CARTIER ALTO ARTIST MODEL # 60717 J

TRYING TO FIND SOME RESOURCE TO HELP ME DATE THIS HORN AND FIND OUT SOME HISTORY ON IT. NEEDS SOME HELP NOW BUT HAS ALWAYS HA…

9 years ago
by kappersr123 (2 posts)

1960's Conn Saxophone

I have my 1960's purchased Conn saxophone in my basement collecting dust. Is it worth anything dollar wise? I'm thinking of d…

9 years ago
by wildangel5 (3 posts)

Vintage sax

I aquired a sax from my grandfather and would like to know a little more about it.Its a Martin Indian in perfect shape the ca…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Just started playing a 6M!

Hi all. I just got a 1937 VIII 6M (I think it's been relaquered), had it completely repadded and regulated, and I've been pla…

9 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

New Member - Conn Soprano question

Hi, all! Love this forum. I have a straight soprano, Model 22 Conn silver - gold washed bell that I just love. Over the year…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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