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olds ambassador paris ,who made them?

ok veturing into the world of stencils ,and it seems olds in paris was good at it i have a tenor here,cannot find serial numb…

10 years ago
by windiamond (5 posts)

King tenor sax appraisal

I have an old tenor sax that I'm looking to sell, but I'd like to know the value of it before I do that. It's a King Super 20…

10 years ago
by In-N.E.Ga (2 posts)

WELTKLANG ALTO,PRO OR NOT?

I HAVE JUST BEEN SCOURING SOMEPAWN SHOPS AND CAME ACROSS A BEAUTIFLY WELTKLANG ALTO SILVER WONDERFUL SCROLL WORK ON THE BELL…

10 years ago
by rsclosson (9 posts)

Julius Keilwerth KING Modell 3

I've recently bought an old tenorsax just for wall-decoration. When I had a closer look, I found out that it is probably a vi…

10 years ago
by macsmits (3 posts)

The Year of the Conn

Hello, I have had my Conn 10m for some time now and I love it, but I have been growing curious of the year. I have heard rumo…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn 10m pro's ...Help

i have a later model 10m with the inderslung octave key ... the problemis that somehow i think i am missing a part of the oct…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Selmer super action????

I purchase a sax in Tampa and I'm having a problem trying to I.D. It?? It has engraved (Selmer New York) on a flower back gro…

10 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

mouthpiece for vintage Martin

What mouthpiece would be a good fit for a '37 Martin tenor if you want ot play jazz? An old Florida Link? Has anyone heard of…

10 years ago
by sstitt (10 posts)

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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 years ago
by jmorais (1 post)
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