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Please help in recognizing the saxophone

Hi, I have a quite interesting model of an alto saxophone. 
It looks very old. I was trying to find some in…

10 months ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Buescher Sax

I found a Buescher Tenor sax the serial number is 5999 , is this horn worth having restored?

10 months ago
by dds54 (3 posts)

Value of my old holton sax

i have my old sax from when I was 13, now I’m much much older! 
Im wondering what it’s value would b…

10 months ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Conn Wurlitzer Elkhart, Indiana C Soprano Saxophone 1920s

Good day to all,

I just bought this instrument for $349 online. with 5 mouthpices and waiting for the instrument t…

11 months ago
by vincejon (6 posts)

Conn Alto and Conn C-Melody Value

I need help, I have two beautiful saxophones and need to put a value on them for my insurance company. They are both Conn&…

11 months ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Evette-Schaeffer Sax

I purchased an Evette-Schaeffer sax, number 31857. Can anyone tell me anything about it? Age? Quality? Where made? 

11 months ago
by GFC (794 posts)

Saxophone tenor Super Dynaction

Good morning.
I am from Brazil, and have one doubts about my sax  tenor super Dynaction. 
I bought it…

11 months ago
by mijderf (228 posts)

Yanagisawa Soprano

I have a Yanagisawa Soprano sax that was in a fire (smoke damage) that I would appreciate some information about.  Th…

11 months ago
by kess

Conn soprano sax SM159xxxL


I'm new to this site and am interested in purchasing a soprano sax for my son
who is a college jazz stu…

11 months ago
by standre

Conn C L 35726

Hi, I’ve been given a vintage Conn Sax, serial # CL 35726. Based on a little research it looks like it dates to 1916…

11 months ago
by mmoore42 (2 posts)

What kind of soprano did Bechet play?

I wonder about this because I play a 1926 Tru Tone Buescher with the "typewriter key" G#, which appears in photos to be wh…

11 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (423 posts)

Vintage Saxophone with no branding!

HI, I have this vintage alto saxophone with no engraving anywhere but just number under the thumb rest. 50834 xiv? Does an…

12 months ago
by B Sanz

Old saxophone identification

hello there,
i am new so please be gentle (but honest!).
my son is starting saxophone classes soon. He is VERY e…

12 months ago
by IngeD (2 posts)



I am new to this forum and looking for help identifying and placing a value on a C.G. Conn Tenor Saxophone.…

1 year ago
by kitkat1909 (6 posts)

yamaha yts 62 purple label

I purchased a yamaha yts 62 purple label tenor sax. I have the serial number but I can not find how old it is anywhere.can…

1 year ago
by mijderf (228 posts)

Hawkes Cmelody... worth rescuing?

 I’m not sure which part of the forums to put this request because I’m kind of New!?


1 year ago
by merseymale


I just located my Fathers Selmer saxaphone. serial number L1354 Model 18. It is in the original case with paperwork and in…

1 year ago
by mijderf (228 posts)

CG Conn Ltd - HV Jacobson - Elkhart, IND PATD DEC 8 1914 - HELP

I have a CG Conn Ltd. - H.V. Jacobson - Elkhart, IND.
PATD DEC. 8 1914

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (423 posts)

Dukoff Crystalite D8 Mouthpiece

You were so helpful about my Dad's Mark VI that I have one more favor to ask.  In his things I also found a Bobby Duk…

1 year ago
by mijderf (228 posts)

French Selmer Soprano Sax

Repairable? Any value?

1 year ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (423 posts)

Selmer Mark VI

My Dad recently died and his estate includes his beloved Paris Selmer Mark VI M122,***.  He played it well into his 8…

1 year ago
by CJF (3 posts)

Original case for Selmer BA alto 25***

Hello !

New Scots member here.. woodwind douubler ...all clarinets and saxes.

Just purchased a late '37, e…

1 year ago
by Bob49t (3 posts)

Does anyone know what my Selmer Tenor sax is worth?

This sax has a number on the back... M 103936. It was refurbished about 10yrs ago and is in the Selmer leather hard case w…

1 year ago
by Saxquest (419 posts)

Conn alto

Hi I have a Conn alro Sax 6M H95861 an I am wondering if anyone can help me identify what year this was made? It was my Da…

1 year ago
by mijderf (228 posts)

Mystery Stencil Tenor Saxophone/Ray Lammers Music House

Can somebody please ID the maker and model of this tenor sax? It's from at least the early 1950s or 1940s. The guy I got i…

1 year ago
by mrchristill (5 posts)
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