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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)

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…

10 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…

10 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) 10 years ago

10 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 #…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 years ago
by clueless (2 posts)

Carl Fisher Alto Sax

Is a "Carl Fisher" sax any good? I've never heard of it and would appreciate any comments about them.

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

buescher true tone tenors

hi Ive just brought a silver plate true tone tenor in great condition....it still has the original pads. no 255### I think it…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Vintage Saxophone Information

Hello. I have recently aquired a vintage saxophone and am curious about its make, model and price. Here is the information fr…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Selmer SE54 Early Model Tenor Saxophone

I am looking into the Selmer SE54 Early Model Tenor Saxophone, but I can't find any information on it. I would like to buy it…

10 years ago
by wvujazzman (48 posts)
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