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An Indiana by Martin Sax?

Well I've been playing this horn for about 10 years now and I finally dawned on me to do some research on it to see the histo…

9 years ago
by Amanjiria (8 posts)

looking for parts/Please let me know where to find them..

the Martin Commitee bari sax neck conn 10m octave key assembly underslung model tenor conn transitional tenor sax neck thank…

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Mark VI Alto Sax High F# Key - SN 227, xxx

Hi, I'm back again after a long break. I have a question regarding a certain Mark VI Alto that my friend has and I was wonde…

9 years ago
by sgt17594 (31 posts)

Would it be a good buy if I were to pick up a Vintage Buescher to resell?

I have the opportunity to pick up a vintage Buescher vin 268*** Would it be worth an investing $800 in the horn and repaddin…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Lyon and Healy anyone had one?

Hi, just bought a L/H alto from ebay UK called a Trojan and awaiting its arrival.Anyone come across this name on a lyon healy…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

How much is a Buescher Aristocrat from the 70s worth?

Lets assume its in 'fair' condition... Im just curious as to an approx. value. Thank you

9 years ago
by Phreaxer (6 posts)

American University Saxophone Symposium This Saturday, March 26!

American University will be hosting a Saxophone Symposium at AU's Greenberg Theatre on Saturday, March 26. The all-day event…

9 years ago
by nhgetz (8 posts)

Buescher True Tone

Hi, I am looking for information on a Sax I recently picked up. It is a Buescher True-Tone, serial number 136481. I know not…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

The beloved Conn 10M - opinions?

I'm a Norwegian aspiring musician, going for pro, studying jazz in my country for the time being - in desperate need of a go…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

which sax I have to buy?

I have $4,500. I gonna buy tenor sax, but I can't determine which sax best fit me. I am considering mark6, julius, reference3…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Late 40's KING ZEPHYR ALTO / Need Advice

I have a KING ZEPHYR ALTO, serial # 292444, made sometime between 1945 and 1950. The horn was purchased new for my mother wh…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

How much is the Martin Saxophone???

I search e-bay and this website and found that the serial is around 19xxxx ~ 21xxxx is more expensive than the earlier model…

9 years ago
by sgt17594 (31 posts)

mystery SELMER Alto #534xx marked "NEW YORK"

This ser# lets me think this horn is a 1953 SBA, however the tone hole are on both sides of the bell, and the guards are wire…

9 years ago
by 10rsax (19 posts)

mark 6 mouthpiece advice

I recently bought a mark 6 off my teacher but I have not found the set up for it; I do not have much time. I currently use th…

9 years ago
by krzykrn88 (27 posts)

Martin Saxophone?

I just read the Saxophone Journel about the Martin Saxophone,.... As there had no Martin Saxophone in Hong Kong ( I can find…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Vintage Conn C melody

I have a Conn C melody saxaphone that I think is from 1913. The serial # is 25731. It doesnt have any major dents or dings bu…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Weltklang Tenor saxophone

Hi. I am interested to know some information about the Weltklang Tenor saxophone44xxx. i kown it is vintage and from the east…

9 years ago
by jmorais (1 post)

Weltklang tenor 43xx

Hi,I just bought from ebay in Germany a tenor Weltklang-orange laquered!!!-it is not playable although the guy claimed it was…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Selmer Bundy fun

Though not as exciting as my Conn 10 M, I recently unearthed my Selmer Bundy and gave it a blow remembering that it actually…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Conn Bari "The Liberty" from N.Y.Conn Co.Inc.

I have this old Bari here, but I cannot find anything abouth this model on the web. Here is a picture link: 8 replies by mosplace (26 posts) 9 years ago

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Conn Stencil ID,Drawn holes,L hnd nailfile,#51507 alto

This alto has a micro tune neck, 0/80 post, wire tonehole guards w/ wrap around soldiered felt holders, Pat'd Sept 14 1915 #…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Need HELP ASAP!!!

I found a horn in the paper for 300 bucks. It's a buescher and the model number is 65156 It also has 20A and L-cart on it (ac…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Martin committee tenor enquiry?

Hi,just bought a 1937 committee.Wonderful player with great intonation but i cant work out the engraving theme? Is it anythin…

9 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

HELP!! WHO CAN TELL ME MORE ABOUT THIS SAX?

I CAME ACROSS MY LATE UNCLES TENOR SAX FROM ABOUT 60-70 YEARS AGO.I CAN'T FIND OUT ANYTHING ABOUT IT?ITS IN GREAT SHAPE AND T…

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Elkhart Sax

I bought a sax at an auction and am trying to get some information on it. It's a brushed silver body, the keys look like moth…

9 years ago
by clueless (2 posts)
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