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Stentor soprano saxophone?!

Has anybody heard about something like this?! it loks very old, silver covered, on the bell engraved "Stentor Paris "!!!

10 years ago
by hehe23 (5 posts)

Trying to decipher the year for this Conn alto Sax I have for sale.

I consulted the Conn Ltd. website, but can't get a handle on the serial number system. My sax has 6 numbers, then a letter; 5…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

M 202942 L

What is this? I was told it's a Conn 1928, but now that I have the serial number, when I look it up, I see "M" as being the p…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Buescher low pitch

Does anyone know what a Buescher low pitch alto sax would be worth. Has satin silver on the outside with a gold bell. Excelle…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

vintage selmer tenor

hey everyone- I've been looking on saxpics.com, trying to figure out what kind of tenor it is that i'm looking into buying. I…

10 years ago
by LaURaPlaYstHeSaX (1 post)

Conn 16M and 1925 Buescher True Tone

The guy that has these is willing to give me both for $570. Is it worth it? This seems to be the best way for me to get both…

10 years ago
by thekidd (10 posts)

"Concertone" Sax... Serial 192325

what is the company "Concertone" and is she famus? i bought this saxophone 4 years ago and my teacher told me its like 80+ ye…

10 years ago
by hwiggy (14 posts)

Matching serial #

Hi everyone I have a selmer tenor # 59xxx, silverplated. I can understand that many MK VI necks have matching serial# on the…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Mk VI, serial numbers, and Ebay

Hello, Is it a good idea to buy a Mk VI on ebay? I'm looking at one with a 5-digit serial no. (one of the better ones I'm to…

10 years ago
by wvujazzman (48 posts)

Can you help identify old Sax?

Thanks for your precious time to read this. I have an old Sax that an older lady brought in that she thinks her late husband…

10 years ago
by DarrellAHobbs (3 posts)

Buescher TT

On an earlier thread DaveDix responded to my question about a not-expensive "step up" alto, advised I look for a Buescher Tru…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Buescher Sax Question

I am looking at buying a Buescher True Tone. Is there anything more you can tell me about this sax, and how much it might be…

10 years ago
by thekidd (10 posts)

I NEED INFO ON THIS SOPRANO SAX

I HAVE A SOPRANO SAX THAT APPEAR TO BE OLD , AGE UNKNOW. THE KEYS ARE SMALLER AND CONDENCE THAN OF THE NEWER SOPRANO SAXOPHON…

10 years ago
by ARONFROMBMORE (1 post)

Arampone Tenor

Has anyone heard of Arampone? I have a sax that I got years ago from a friend. All keys were there, but no screws, rods or sp…

10 years ago
by SamsSPP (1 post)

Need info on Buescher sax

Can anyone give me some info on a Buescher Elkhart Alto sax. It's a silver sax with serial number 122 795. I know that it's p…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Buffet Crampton Tenor sax from 1964

hello, Can somebody provide me with information regarding this brand , produced during this period? What is the reasonable pr…

10 years ago
by zuki (1 post)

Unlaquered Sax Protection?

I agree I shouldn't lacquer my pre-1930 (brass) horn BUT - how to keep it shiny? I know how to polish it up (I know some folk…

10 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)

Conn alto Sax for sale

I consulted the Conn Ltd. website, but can't get a handle on the serial number system. My sax has 6 numbers, then a letter; 5…

10 years ago
by enohpoxas (4 posts)

1929 Conn New Wonder Series II "Chu Berry" Tenor Sax

Hello, my name is Kathy Mikulski and I recently joined saxquest. I asked about a Conn Tenor Sax and received a reply immediat…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Conn vintage alto

I have recently been introduced to what i believe to be a Conn sax from the 70's. I need to know when it was made and figured…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Emails welcome

I just wanted everyone to know that I do welcome the emails that I have been receiving, and please feel free to email me anyt…

10 years ago
by saxHog (28 posts)

Martin questions

I'm a junior in highschool, and I have a Martin alto dated from around 1947 to 1953. I have a lot of trouble getting the palm…

10 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Conn 22M w/rolled tone holes?

Anybody run into this b4? There's one on Ebay. I thought Conn stopped using rolled tone holes in '47? This one is from the la…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Kohlert-Bixley horns

A local person has a Kohlert-Bixley alto for sale- s/n 92xxx, maybe made in the late 60's or early 70's. I'm looking for a se…

10 years ago
by saxHog (28 posts)

Weltklang Bari

Hi, anyone know this bari sax? Brand is Weltklang, 1950ca, 3286 serie, rolled toneholes...

10 years ago
by george.cranmer@ntlworld.com (10 posts)
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