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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)

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)
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