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I need help

Hi, I have a friend that has a conn director with serial number 10079 without prefix and he would like to know the year and…

11 years ago
by wutangbr (3 posts)

what soprano to get

Hi, i'm thinkin of buying a soprano sax,vintage or modern, that would go nicely with my Conn 6M. does anybody have any sugg…

11 years ago
by cthuluguru (1 post)

Where does vintage secret lie. What are the properties

Ok following on from other threads ,Lets assume that vintage win over nearly all new horns. The question the knights templar…

11 years ago
by musicwriter2001 (14 posts)

10m Vs. Chu Berry Tenors

I've been looking for a vintage tenor and am just wondering what the main differences (pro/cons) are between these two models…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

hi! I need some advice

hi! I want to buy a vintage saxo soprano. a Buescher true tone low pitch Bb made in 1926. Is this a good sax?

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Sax_Mom needs help!

Hi, We've decided to sell a Conn Alto Saxophone, but I can't quite figure out how to describe it, because it doesn't fit the…

11 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Conn Sax 1894

I am wanting to get a value on an old Conn Alto. PATD DEC 8 94 1119954 A M202269 H Can anyone put me in contact with someone…

11 years ago
by Eagle2000 (3 posts)

Sticky 6M

Well I got a lovely 6M for christmas last year, and the keys stuck VERY badly (the horn has rolled tone holes if that makes a…

11 years ago
by Seano (132 posts)

Some words about a Buescher Aristocrat Alto?

Some minutes ago i has in my hands a Buescher Aristocrat Alto Sax in almost perfect conditions, just a little bit scratched i…

11 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

It's a Conn Tenor New Wonder Series II a good sax for beginners?

It's a Tenor Conn New Wonder Series II a good Sax To start learn?.The mine comes with a Berg Larsen Metal Mouthpiece with the…

11 years ago
by Zevulun (24 posts)

Very open holes in my sax

Hello!. I've got a Tenor Conn New Wonder Series II since not long ago and i think (sorry, but my english maybe is not enough…

11 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Silver C Soprano Conn Saxophone

I am preparing to repad an excellent old horn. Finish is silver w /gold bell. No dents. Lovely. C Serial: M176674…

11 years ago
by challey (3 posts)

Still in search of a neck for my poor Conn C Mel

Hello....back again. I am still in search of a neck for my Conn C Mel. I need a microtuning neck. The horn is satin silver,…

11 years ago
by jessica (13 posts)

Quality Variation

Did you have an opinion as to why there can be so much quality variation within the manufacture of the same instrument. As an…

11 years ago
by Mactenor (102 posts)

must let go of vintage Conn Tenor sax

Due to financial obligations (new baby, maternity leave, no paycheck), I must find the means for bringing in some type of inc…

11 years ago
by k2deseas (1 post)

Buescher Soprano help please?

Hi, This is a great site. My dad was a musician and would have loved all this site. He died in 1988 at 78. I am just now able…

11 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Mouthpieces of The Pros

There is this cool page on the website for the Lamont School of Music at Denver University. It shows mouthpiece set-ups for v…

11 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

Info about approx age of continental colonial sax?

I have what appears to be a very old alto sax....it is a Continental Colonial and therefore I guess it is a stencil sax. It h…

11 years ago
by freshpuppy (12 posts)

Any Super 20 Fans Here?

I'm new here and was wondering if there were any King Super 20 players here. I have a 362xxx alto and I love it. Wouldn't tra…

11 years ago
by Soldalma (1 post)

why give up the reso pads (or snap pads) ?

Hi everybody ! does anybody know why sax manufacturers have given up the reso pad or snap pad system ? because it seems to be…

11 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Brihlart Tonalin for Alto- Correspondences among numbers and tip openings?

Hi to everybody, first of all I have to say that I don't generally take lot of interest on vintage mouthpieces, but lately I…

11 years ago
by kennyz (31 posts)

Lyon Healy American Professional Soprano Saxophone

Looking for anyone's input on this saxophone. Ser# is 94,xxx. It is 22" long, under the serial number it says low pitch, Lice…

11 years ago
by soosunt (2 posts)

Conn Bari Low A

Hi, I was browsing Ebay and saw a vintage Conn Low A baritone saxophone from 1968. I didn't realize Conn made Low A bari's t…

11 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Mark Vl Mania

Is the entire sax world suffering from Mark Vl Mania? It seems like there is a stampede for 5 digit Mark Vl`s, ignoring some…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

CONN VINTAGE TENOR'S

I have read allot of the Conn's , I have 2 16 M one is ok and the other one just play's like Crazy, both are around the same…

11 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)
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