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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…

4 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.…

4 months ago
by GFC (716 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…

4 months ago
by GFC (716 posts)

Martin saxaphone

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

4 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…

4 months ago
by tony1 (3 posts)

falling tune

What is a falling tune saxophone?

4 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (208 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 (131 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 (716 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)

Is Pan American baritone any good?


Hi folkes,

thanks for having me in the forum!

I would like to buy a baritone and this is avail…

4 months ago
by GFC (716 posts)

Conn sax

I have a conn 18M alto sax with the engravings of tulips i believe and conn engraved in the center of them on the bell. S/…

4 months ago
by GFC (716 posts)

Conn24M

I have a Conn 24M , serial # 000393...can anyone tell me what year it was made? 

4 months ago
by GFC (716 posts)

King super 20 serie 3 1960, price?

Hi!
i have a oppertunity to buy a King super 20. what would you say is a ok
price? 

/Kenneth&nb…

4 months ago
by tony1 (3 posts)

Conn tenor sax identification

I was given my deceased father in laws sax.  I am taking it to a technician this week.  I am hoping to know more…

5 months ago
by Cmhtenor (4 posts)

Conn Saxophone Models Timeline

I am posting this for those of you curious as to what year or model your Conn saxophone might be. Here is the list with appro…

5 months ago
by Cmhtenor (4 posts)

Help identifying old saxophone

This saxophone has sat in our garage for the past 30 years. It was given to our family from a lawyer who purchased it from…

5 months ago
by GFC (716 posts)

How to tell if it's relacquered...

I have a Selmer Mark VI alto that I bought in high school from Randy at Tenor Madness. It has about 70% lacquer remaining and…

5 months ago
by Jazzhound (6 posts)

king series IV silversonic alto sax

As a proud owner of a vintage series II Super 20 Cleveland alto and tenor i am very interested in a alto I found. It is th…

6 months ago
by tony1

Info on Mark VI saxophones.

Hey everyone! I'm new here and I just have a curious question:

You know how you can break down a vehicle's VIN…

6 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (208 posts)

Soprano advice please

This is my first post to the forum. I own a King-H. N. White "C" soprano, serial # 51692 "low pitch" which I am considerin…

6 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (208 posts)

Conn High Pitch Tenor, c. 1914/15

Clearing our attic I've found a Conn Sax, high pitch tenor, serial number 30,002, which I think means it was made in 1914/…

6 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (208 posts)

saxophone CONN N 223***

Hello, excuse my English, I am French.
3 replies by saxoubet (2 posts) 7 months ago

7 months ago
by GFC (716 posts)

I need some help with my Paris S.M.L Alto Sax

Hi,
I have a Paris S.M.L  Alto Sax and the serial number is 6341. I read that that Serial number is from 1946.

7 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (208 posts)

Lyon & Healy Serial Number and year

Hey there, hope you can help me. I'm looking for the year of Sax of my dad. It's a Lyon & Healy "inspiration" and has…

8 months ago
by tlaleike (3 posts)
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