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Selmer Traypak Case

I bought a Selmer Paris 1972 Mark VI about 3 weeks ago and I aboslutely love it. The icing on the cake was that it came in…

5 days ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (203 posts)

C melody Conn-is it high or low pitch?

I was given a Conn C Melody pitch saxophone from 1907. It does not have an H or L by its serial number. Does that mean tha…

1 week ago
by nevertoosafe (3 posts)

beuscher true-tone tenor value

i have an opportunity to buy a buescher true-tone tenor serial 197542.

it has a great unlaquered finish but needs…

1 week ago
by dhg (11 posts)

Silver Holton 1922 C-saxophone

Silver Holton 1922 C-saxophone 
15 ye…

2 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (203 posts)

My First Saxophone - A 1965 Vintage Buescher 400

I just started playing saxophone a few weeks ago. I played brasswinds for many years and I own several vintage Buescher br…

3 weeks ago
by mijderf (125 posts)

cg conn

hi everyone ,this is my first post.....i have a cg conn that i recenetely acquired ,it needs to be cleaned ,rebuilt.comple…

3 weeks ago
by marks11 (4 posts)

Late 1800's Ferdinando Roth Alto Sax

Could some one please help me find out more information about this sax, how old, rare and valuable it can be in the market…

4 weeks ago
by Rafael Pessoa

Help identifying a alto saxophone.

Pls help. VMI saxophone made in Germany.

1 month ago
by GFC (714 posts)

Polishing a vintage silver plated soprano

I have a Buescher tru tone straight soprano from 1926 with its silver plating almost entirely intact. When I polish it wit…

1 month ago
by mgictwnger (29 posts)

Conn alto saxophone

I have a CG Conn alto saxophone 
I’m trying to find out it’s age and value
there is a lady For…

1 month ago
by bjroosevelt (47 posts)

Frank Holton L.P. Tenor

I got a holton l.p. tenor. I did a serial number search, and it matched up to somthing made around mid 1909. the bell says 'F…

2 months ago
by Txjazzman (1 post)

1987-88 Selmer Super Action 80 Serie II Alto Sax

How much do you guys think this Sax would sell for? Plays perfect, no fents. Lacquer is worn with minor scratches. New Pad…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (203 posts)

I need some help trying to fiind out info on this horn!

So I bought this tenor sax this past December. I know it’s a tenor, as opposed to the C-Melody that it was priced as…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (203 posts)

King Voll-True IIII

Hi.  I’m trying to get some info/value of my Dad’s alto sax.  It has the following markings –…

2 months ago
by lan205 (8 posts)

Vintage Martin Sax Help

Hi!

Im looking to get back into playing and am trying to find a vintage Sax.  I've had my eye on a silver…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (203 posts)

1937-1938 Selmer BA Alto

I bought a Selmer BA alto (#27110) about 4 years ago, and for…

3 months ago
by Jazzhound (6 posts)

Conn New Wonder Series 1 C Melody neck variations

I have been refurbishing old carcass Conn saxophones since 1994. I am a hobbyist and I always seem to be drawn to the old…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

Review - Lyon & Healy Professional Chicago

Hi there

I need help to evaluate/estimate this old saxophone:

Lyon and Healy, professional Chicago.…

3 months ago
by GFC (714 posts)

1950's Whitehall alto sax

Hi , 
Im still trying to find out info on my whitehall alto sax. It is stamped made in america. The ser # is onl…

3 months ago
by GFC (714 posts)

Martin saxaphone

87478
Hello
We have just inherited a Martin 1928 saxaphone serial number 87478. It has not been used for many ye…

3 months ago
by kinavit (4 posts)

King Super 20 Alto Sax

Hi, my name is Chad. I am from Houma, LA. I recently purchased a storage unit which held a King Super 20 Alto Sax, The H.N…

3 months ago
by tony1 (3 posts)

falling tune

What is a falling tune saxophone?

4 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (203 posts)

New hard case and vintage Martin. Is it a match made in heaven?

Or not.

My friend said that vintage alto or tenor seldom fits to new hard case. Should i buy soft case or does…

4 months ago
by mijderf (125 posts)

New hard case and vintage Martin. Is it a match made in heaven?

Or not.

My friend said that vintage alto or tenor seldom fits to new hard case. Should i buy soft case or does…

4 months ago
by GFC (714 posts)

Help with Make and Model of Older Sax

Hello!
Am hoping someone can help me identify a vintage sax. I bought it for my Dad about 30 years ago; he was an Al…

4 months ago
by CBUTLER (2 posts)
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