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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…

2 weeks 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…

2 weeks 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…

3 weeks 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…

3 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

Looking for A Buescher Big B Neck

Hello everyone

I have a Buescher Big B Alto Sax that is missing the neck.  Any ideas where I might be able to…

3 weeks ago
by mijderf (131 posts)

Oscar Adler baritone sax info

I found an Oscar Adler baritone sax, very old, rough shape but intriguing find. This horn has minimua keys, different let…

3 weeks ago
by Fireantziceman

Trying to figure out what this is

Saxophone I played as a kid.  Then my sister used it and it was left outside in the case for who knows how long and i…

3 weeks ago
by liljimi3

Vintage Alto Saxophone Symphony Professional ELKHART 6610 Serial


Vintage Alto Saxophone Symphony Professional ELKHART 6610 Serial


Hello,

I purcahsed this…

3 weeks ago
by mijderf (131 posts)

What Does Low Pitch Mean?

I have a hobby in buying and reselling saxophones that I find underpriced and I recently found a C melody tenor from 1914…

3 weeks ago
by GFC (716 posts)

Restored C sax

I have a C Sax with brass lacquer, and I have no idea about its worth or origin. Any thoughts?

3 weeks ago
by mijderf (131 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…

4 weeks ago
by marks11 (5 posts)

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…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (214 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 month 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 month ago
by dhg (11 posts)

Silver Holton 1922 C-saxophone

Silver Holton 1922 C-saxophone 
15 ye…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (214 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…

2 months ago
by mijderf (131 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…

2 months ago
by Rafael Pessoa

Help identifying a alto saxophone.

Pls help. VMI saxophone made in Germany.

2 months ago
by GFC (716 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…

2 months 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…

2 months 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…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (214 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…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (214 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 –…

3 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…

4 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (214 posts)
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