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selmer modele 26

A friend has asked us to find a value on a horn he inherited. It is a selmer paris horn purchased in europe decades ago. Silv…

10 years ago
by saxwife (4 posts)

Brigadier Sax Anybody?

I'm looking into buying a sax after being out of the loop for a while--after my last tenor and got stolen :(-- Anyway, I foun…

10 years ago
by jhehner (1 post)

restoring the finish on a Buescher tenor tru tone aristrocat gold plated saxophone

I just aquired an vintage saxophone from my dad. What is the best way to restore the finish on it. It is gold plated.

10 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Dorsey's Tenor Players

What horns did Dorsey's tenor players play??

10 years ago
by BreckerBrothersaregods! (23 posts)

c-melody saxophones

Could anyone make comments regarding the cause or causes (and fixes) of the c-melody problem of sharpness in the altissimo? A…

10 years ago
by fbh (3 posts)

Buying a sax

Everyone is talking about the markVI .What would be a good tenor saxophone a new one that would be pretty close to a mark VI…

10 years ago
by Spunky2sax75 (75 posts)

vintage Conn, worth anything other than sentiment?

A friend showed me her grandfather's alto sax. The details: Conn, silver, alto sax, with the inscription 'Pat. Pending, Dec.…

10 years ago
by jallison (1 post)

Champlain?

I have recently picked up a saxophone at an antique mall. The only thing that I know about this instument is that it has the…

10 years ago
by drewfus23 (2 posts)

Kingston Deluxe

Anyone ever heard of this brand sax? it's an italian one, just picked it up dirt cheap gonna be months of hand buffing fun

10 years ago
by mikjo (3 posts)

1960's Richmond Tenor

Does anyone know about a "Richmond" brand of tenor sax? I saw an ad for one. It is all brass colour and made in the 60's. Wer…

10 years ago
by allright (4 posts)

seeking information on two old sax

Hi, I have 2 York Saxes I would like to know what they are worth. I am strongly considering parting with them. The first one…

10 years ago
by RCD709 (2 posts)

Can anyone date and value my CG Conn PLEASE?

I've been told its a vintage. the markings on it are : PATD DEC 8 1914 1119954 PAT. APP'D FOR A M253795A I

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Conn C Melody Sax

I have a Conn C Melody Saxophone, serial #70,000 It's not Gold Laquer, and it's not the usual satin silver plate, but it seem…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Kingston saxophones ?

does anyone know anything about these saxes like, were they worth an overhaul, or aren't they a worthy cause, or if anyone kn…

10 years ago
by mikjo (3 posts)

Mark VI or Super Action 80?

OK, why do so many people consider a Selmer Mark VI better than a Mark VII or a Super Action 80? An old Mark VI even brings a…

10 years ago
by jazzax (30 posts)

Silver alto 1926 CONN elkhart in. any ideas on repairing finish?

i bought this sax used at a local music store and i am planning to learn to play on it the store owner had it completely gone…

10 years ago
by SaxMan (559 posts)

Vintage Saxophones

1929 - Buescher Tenor Sax & 1975 Selmer Mark VII Alto Sax Family member died who had a Buescher Tenor Sax, #237651 1/2 and a…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Selmer Super Action 80 serie 1 alto

Hi! I'm italian. I have a Selmer Super Action 80 1° serie, alto, 1984. i want to sale it. How many is the cost? Ivan

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Holton Vintage Sax

hey anyone know about holton saxes, and if they're any good? Thanks

10 years ago
by saxjazza22 (13 posts)

1960s King Cleavland Sax

Hey, I have a a 1960s Cleavland alto sax, which I recieved from a friend, so I could play in my school band. I had to have th…

10 years ago
by saxjazza22 (13 posts)

Grassi Alto sax from the 70's

Hi there I am a new sax player and have been looking to get a Used but good Alto. Anyone heard or have experience of the Gras…

10 years ago
by Spunky2sax75 (75 posts)

Julius Kielwerth Tenor Saxophone 1978

I have a Julius Kielwerth, H. Couf Superba 1 Tenor Saxophone built in 1978, that is in great condition. I was wondering what…

10 years ago
by navyblueTENOR (10 posts)

Keynote saxophone

I inherited an old Keynote saxophone that belonged to my mother-my daughter is inschool and starting sax-would this be worth…

10 years ago
by horseyladee (4 posts)

Selmer Model 26-???

Someone is offering to trade a silver Selmer NY horn (serial # 10604, so I'm guessing it's a Model 26), for my Conn C melody.…

10 years ago
by SelmerParisPassion (59 posts)

alto selmer SBA with Eb fork

Hallo,I'd like to know if selmer factory could built a sax like in object. It hasn't got engraving on the bell and a normal s…

10 years ago
by andypeace (3 posts)
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