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Conn 6m alto

Recently I ressurected my Conn 6M alto sax from the basement.  I had purchased it from a pawn shop in Toronto in 1970…

3 years ago
by GFC (842 posts)

HELP: Know the brand "Ludwig Standard" ??

Hello,

I am a passionate saxophoniste and now I inherited a Tenor Saxophone.

It looks very very old, the b…

3 years ago
by paddykay (1 post)

Buying a tenor bundy sax, is it a steal for the price?

Tenor sax are more harder to come by, and I really have a passion for sax. I found an offer on OfferUp for 650 a tenor bun…

3 years ago
by JonHuff (120 posts)

Buescher True Tone serial #246006

I have owned several saxes in my life and always find it difficult to part with them.
I am contemp…

3 years ago
by JonHuff (120 posts)

can you help me recognize this Buescher model?

hi there,
I just bumped in a Buescher for sale that I could get for a bargain price but I don't recognize the model..…

3 years ago
by JonHuff (120 posts)

Which saxophone is better

Basically I was given two saxophones to be given to a professional saxophone player in NYC who is in desperate need of som…

3 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

serial numbers

I have an old C-Melody and just recently discovered that there is a serial number on the neck of it.  I checked the s…

4 years ago
by turple

Question about 1980s Conn 16m

I'm potentially buying a Conn 16m saxophone with the serial number 3909246, which would seem to indicate it was manufactur…

4 years ago
by JonHuff (120 posts)

Identify my saxophone

I have an old Frank Holton saxophone that my father-in-law told us was a C Melody.  Engraved on the bell is:  Ma…

4 years ago
by JonHuff (120 posts)

My husband found a vintage saxophone on the side of the road

The saxophone is in its original case, it is a lyon & healy saxophone serial number T 15727 L. No one in our fami…

4 years ago
by furinkasan (5 posts)

Mark VI Soprano in C on ebay

There is a horn listed on ebay ($15,000) advertised as a Mark VI soprano in the key of C.

The seller, a french man…

4 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Selmer Stencil?

Hi, first time poster here.

I recently purchased a vintage sax and was wondering if anyone can help with ID.

4 years ago
by Saxocacophony

Found timeless and vintage

Hi, I have recently acquired a very old looking saxophone and upon further investigation determined to most definitely be…

4 years ago
by Ceederdak

Conn Naked Lady Chu C melody Soprano Sax on eBay

Hello all.  I saw a very interesting sax on eBay a few days ago. The seller cancelled the auction because of strange…

4 years ago
by Saxquest (420 posts)
4 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Do I have something good here?

Hello, I just got a hold of what I believe is a 1908 Frank Holton C Low Pitch Sax Serial# 5928. It clearl…

4 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Nivello De Luxe

Hi!

My friend is offering to sell this old Tenor Saxophone to me that no-one seems to know anything about. Now I r…

4 years ago
by CultureOfOne (4 posts)

Buescher True Tone

Hello!  New poster here.  I received a saxophone as a graduation gift back in 2013.  Lovely gesture, but be…

4 years ago
by ericaelle (2 posts)

Is my C G Conn Authentic?

I help run a store and repair shop in my hometown and a member of our staff just bought a C.G.Conn LTD USA Alto Saxophone…

4 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Need help identifying Vintage Conn

My Conn was relaquered and I can't clearly see the 2nd digit of the serial numbers.

The serial number looks lik…

4 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Yanagisawa 8833

I have this vintage Sax. Rarely used. Would like to know what price I can get, if I sell it?? Is there a special market place…

4 years ago
by Gibson (0 posts)

Antique CG Conn Ltd Tenor Sax

Just received my late Grandfather's Tenor and I am looking for info; he purchased it 2nd(or 3rd) hand in the 1950's in Alb…

4 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

ARTIST Tenor Vintage Sax - who made it?

Hi, This is my first involvement in the discussion forum so I'd better introduce myself. Bob Taylor, played the sax for about…

4 years ago
by Veronica1929 (1 post)

Came in possession of a Noblet Model 88. Can anyone help?

I really don't know much about Saxophones. But I have aquired this Noblet Model 88 SN# 11007. "Made in Paris". The case it…

4 years ago
by Decaopik (2 posts)

Found a saxophone

I was cleaning the basement of my grandpa and I found an old vintage saxophone, alto saxophone.
Now, I don't know muc…

4 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)
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