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Help identifying old low b sax please help

I recently acquired a old low b alto sax I need…

2 days ago
by pricear

Help with Wurlitzer Alto

I have a Wurlitzer alto which I bought used in 1948. on the bell it is engraved "Wurlitzer American, Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. U.…

2 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (252 posts)

Buescher True Tone soprano compensator key.

I play a Buescher sop from 1926. The upper register intonation above G has always been problematic: mostly sharp except fo…

2 weeks ago
by mgictwnger (34 posts)

Looking to identify my saxophone

I have a conn m series naked lady saxophone. If like to find the value for it if possible. The sn is 712163

3 weeks ago
by mijderf (157 posts)

Help with identifying my Naked Lady Saxophone

i Am having trouble identifying the year of this saxophone. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

3 weeks ago
by mijderf (157 posts)

Seeking information . . .

Seeking information Hi. I recently sold my dad's gold vintage Selmer Cigar Cutter Super saxophone.
I was able to res…

4 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (252 posts)

Conn soprano cleaning

Does anyone have a Conn New Wonder soprano, and if so how do you clean the bore?  The mouthpiece end has an opening a…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (252 posts)

Identifying saxophone

2 replies by Deardeer (2 posts) 1 month ago

1 month ago
by GFC (727 posts)

Martin Handcraft

I have recently received a somewhat scuffed Alto sax, and on further discovery, have found it is a Martin Handcraft. It se…

1 month ago
by GFC (727 posts)

Vandor sax made in west Germany, info anyone?

Hello to all 
Hoping to find any info on this "vandor" tenor sax made in west Germany or so it says

1 month ago
by Rub

My father's Tenor, after Liberation from Auschwitz

My father upon being liberated from Auschwitz was in a band called the Happy Boys. (it's a long story). 
For&nbs…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (252 posts)

Need help identifying my sax

im not sure how old my saxophone is, I’d like to find out and also how much it might be worth, not that I’m th…

1 month ago
by mijderf (157 posts)

Which is better to learn on, a 1924 Buescher or a 1958 Elkhart?

Hello, I'm new to the sax, but always wanted to learn. Need some collective wisdom. I ended up with two vintage saxes,&nbs…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (252 posts)

Vintage sax

i have a artist brand a burdwise sax with a patent date of 8 dec 1914- can anyobe give me any info on value?

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (252 posts)

selmer

some advice if possible...ive inherited my dads Saxaphone ..its a Selmer super action 80 series ii... ive had it stor…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (252 posts)

Buescher sax

Hello forum.
I just pulled an alto I used to play 20 years ago and am trying to figure out what model and timeframe i…

2 months ago
by robo08 (2 posts)

Conn Alto Sax

Conn Ser No. 75842 Howdy trying to ID my horn. Inscription "PAT'D DEC 8 1914 !119954 "A" 75842 "L"

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (252 posts)

Cleveland king

C73197 I have a Cleveland king sax c73197 Bit dont know anything About the historie oR Price Can you tell me someting more…

2 months ago
by roelof

Just received a Weltklang

My daughter just joined the sixth grade band. Music instruments are pretty steep when you're unsure your child will stick wit…

2 months ago
by Blue_bari (1 post)

older Vitos

I am thinking of buying a pre Yamaha tenor Vito sax. I have a Beaugnier built French Vito alto and love it. I'm now lookin…

3 months ago
by crankshaft

Cg conn

While cleaning out some areas of my house I bought several years ago, I came across this old case. I opened it up and foun…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (252 posts)

Has anyone heard of the Crown company?

I have a vintage Beare & son alto sax That also has a crown logo on it and RCAF 2 MD engraved on the bell. Does anyone…

3 months ago
by 2hot2handle (1 post)

Vintage Elkhart Soprano

inherited an Elkardt soprano sax from my dad -- believe it's from around the 1920's.  Hard to read the stencil model…

3 months ago
by hhollenberg

help identifing an old NY made Selmer

Hi ,
I inherited this beautiful, to me, sax from my favorite uncle who played in a band in the 30s on Long Island. &n…

4 months ago
by hikingcaver (2 posts)

Elkhart Band Instrument Company Odd Marked Tenor Saxophone

I have a very nice Elkhart Band Instrument Company Tenor Saxophone with odd markings.

The Engraving is the normal…

4 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer
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