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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)

1925 Silver Plated Conn alto

Original EVERYTHING. Was played by an alto player from Bing Crosby's band. Still has the guy's alto mouthpiece, C melody mout…

9 years ago
by BlueTrain (6 posts)

vintage selmer

anyone know about vintage selmer cigar cutter 'supersax' alto from 1930s? good horn or not? seen one in good condition but wo…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

difference silverplated - goldlaquer mark VI

hey folks! what are the differences of a silverplated and a goldlaquer mark VI in general? I read a lot, but never got clear…

9 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

new alto sax...?

I asked about a vintage alto sax and if I remember correctly connsaxman_jim said something like a vintage conn. would this be…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

maybe a 14m?

just found my old conn again, in a pawn shop this morning. definately the same one I played all through high school. the only…

9 years ago
by connagain (1 post)

setup for Mark VI Blues

You blues players, what is your fav setup for the Mark VI? My Otto Link doesn't give me the sound I'm after. I've never like…

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

Just got a 6m!!!!

Hi. I just boughtt a 1952 Conn 6m from Ebay. Can't wait to receive it. 14 replies by reallynewtothis (15 posts) 9 years ago

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

elkhart sax

I have an old elkhart sax, where do you find the serial #'s the only number I can find on the sax is S-1889

9 years ago
by brette (1 post)

Gale Mouthpiece ID.

I have just dug out of a box of old stuff a Gale tenor mouthpiece. Markings read "Gale", underneath that "Companion" and unde…

9 years ago
by blackfrancis (396 posts)

my vintage conn, and whether i should sell it or get it fixed

hello, i just recently got down with the whole saxquest thang. im a 24 year old saxophonist in new york, i play out a lot. i…

9 years ago
by saxman0317 (53 posts)

Tips on cleaning up a Conn New Wonder II

I have been playing a silver new wonder II off and on for over 10 years now. (nail file G# key, pearl key insets, C and Bb pa…

9 years ago
by saxman0317 (53 posts)
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