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Need help with identification

Hello everyone,

I have not played since high school 30 years ago, when I played an alto sax.  I purchased…

1 year ago
by Hammuh (4 posts)

Local help needed with future purchase of a Tenor

I am seriously considering getting a sax for my very good friend's daughter.  She is a very gifted young lady who has…

1 year ago
by kelsey (823 posts)

Conn Tenor Saxophone

A friend of mine gave an old Conn tenor sax. I don't know much about it. It reads:

PATD DEC 8, 1914
 …

1 year ago
by GFC (374 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat Sax

Hi everyone. My parents bought this sax at an auction and I'm trying to figure out how old it is and if it could be worth…

1 year ago
by GFC (374 posts)

Newbie Looking for ID Help !

Hello, as stated before I am new and know very little about saxs. I was hoping someone could help me out in identifying th…

1 year ago
by dlockwood51 (2 posts)

C-Melody with Mercedes Key Guard w/Beveled tone holes

I just got in a C-Melody that has the typical CONN Mercedes Keyguard, but has Martin style Bevelled tone holes????.....It…

1 year ago
by dlockwood51

Determine the Maker

I have an old Tenor sax that I was told was made by VMI. The maker is not identified on the horn. It is stamped "East Germ…

1 year ago
by 13791379

Buescher True Tone Tenor

Can anyone help me I have a Buescher True Tone Tenor Saxophone serial #52662 which indicates it is a 1919 model on the Buesch…

2 years ago
by GFC (374 posts)

Cleveland Alto Sax 1910-1930

Was wondering if anyone know how much a Cleved Alto Sax from 1910-1930 go for.

2 years ago
by GFC (374 posts)

Identification and or Dating For worth. I want to buy one of them

Identification and or Dating For worth. I want to buy one of them

The first one is an Alto C.G. Conn #001089 Br…

2 years ago
by GFC (374 posts)

HELP Identify A Sax

I have a Silver Perfacktone Seriel 51840 in a conn case buut i am unsure of its worth and identinty. Any help would be mos…

2 years ago
by GFC (374 posts)

New reference 54 vs old Dolnet

In the early 60's when I was in my teens, I played sax for a few years in a rock band. When the band broke up I continued…

2 years ago
by oldbee (2 posts)

Vintage Selmer Glass Mouthpiece

I've got a Selmer glass mouthpiece that came with a Vintage 1936 King Voll-True II Eb Alto Sax. The mouthpiece has Selmer in…

2 years ago
by alesax (1 post)

Frank Holton & Co. Elkhart

I have a alto sax that I played in a school band in the 1960's and I was wondering if anyone could tell me what it is wort…

2 years ago
by Saxquest (329 posts)

Is my sax vintage?

I have an old sax, made in Elkhart Indiana with the serial number 134088. 
Its a Low Pitch with a beautiful engr…

2 years ago
by GFC (374 posts)

Early York Saxophone

With apologies to you sax players, this tuba player recently picked up a very badly abused "USA by York" sax at a junk sho…

2 years ago
by GFC (374 posts)

True Tone Low Pitch

My father has a True Tone Low Pitch Sax Liscense # T.Dec. 8. 1914 His father gave it to him when he joined the band. It still…

2 years ago
by GFC (374 posts)

M Series Naked Lady

I have a CG Conn Naked lady Saxaphone. Its serial number is M261042. Im trying to figure out its worth and other info abou…

2 years ago
by Saxquest (329 posts)

Evette Shaeffer Master Model Tenor serial 7015

I have had this tenor for about 50 years and dicided to play again now that I'm retired.

(Old Love). The serial n…

2 years ago
by phonephile (2 posts)

buying and selling vintage saxophone

If you have a vintage saxophone , please let me us because we searching the vintage saxophone .

we accept in broke…

2 years ago
by Saxquest (329 posts)

1905? Conn Alto Sax

Hey guys,

I'm new to vintage saxes,  I picked up this sax and am trying to find out more information on it…

2 years ago
by GFC (374 posts)

Supertone C-Melody

I recently rescued a Supertone, C-Melody sax from a flea market.  I suspect it is a Martin stencil because of the bev…

2 years ago
by Saxquest (329 posts)

Interesting Saxophone

I have played and collected saxophones since I was a kid. With my family being in the auction buisness I have found some r…

2 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

1937 Selmer Balanced action alto, possible Jimmy Dorsey model!!!?

I've had this horn for almost twenty years now, I of course knew it was a 1937 selmer balanced action. It has an unbelieva…

2 years ago
by andyabelow (5 posts)

1932 Selmer Super "cigar cutter" Serial # 16526

Just checking to see how much this sax is really worth.   Very good condition.

2 years ago
by GFC (374 posts)
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