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Just received a Weltklang

My daughter just joined the sixth grade band. Music instruments are pretty steep when you're unsure your child will stick wit…

10 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

valuing saxophones

is there any manual or website which has information about what different saxophones are worth ? i have been looking to get a…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Conn or King stencil?

I recently bruoght my 1911 "Holton" soprano to a music store. They confirmed it is from 1911 but told me it was a stencil, th…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Help!

I have a horn I am trying to figure out if it would be worth restoring, or if anyone would be interested in buying. It is a C…

10 years ago
by saxmanT (12 posts)

Connsidering a Conn (ahahah what a great pun)

Hey people, I was connsidering the purchase of a Conn alto, though I'm not sure what model to get. I've heard great things ab…

10 years ago
by Sax_Shark (134 posts)

need info about American Artist sax

I inherited my grandfather's saxophone and now my son is playing. I am looking for any information about it. The sax is silve…

10 years ago
by Jenn (3 posts)

Help To ID Conn Tenor

My son has switched to Tenor this year from clarinet. We are looking at a Conn that is 25-30 years old but I am having troubl…

10 years ago
by Traned (3 posts)

Need Help on figuring out model of 1969 Conn Straight Soprano

this is a Conn straight silver plated soprano...from 1969...the only models ive found on lists on the internet have been curv…

10 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Conn ID Help

Hello, I purchased another sax today on ebay... I have no idea what it is. It looks to me as pad guards were soildered on at…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Need Help On Appraising 16m Tenor!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Do you think a 1961 Conn 16M Tenor would go for more than $650? IF SO, WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM PRICE FOR ONE OF THESE HORNS?!?!…

10 years ago
by jazzfool132 (144 posts)

conn ltd...

i need info about a vintage conn....on the body was written PATD SEPT. 14 1915 1153488(9?..I'm not sure about the last numbe…

10 years ago
by rafsax (7 posts)

need info on my sax

i would like to get as much info on my sax as possible it is a conn alto serial number n43097 i have had it for years. it has…

10 years ago
by Vesper (9 posts)

Assistance with identifying/valuing 1923 (?) Conn Saxaphone

Found this one in my mother-in-laws attic. Has great sentimental value for my husband, but unsure if it was any value beyond…

10 years ago
by jazzfool132 (144 posts)

Need info on Lyon and Healy

Can anyone out there give me more insight into Lyon and Healy. I have a C Melody made by them and am having trouble tracking…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Conn 21M

Hiya on one of my visits to Ebay, I noticed a Horn -Conn 21m- that looked alot like a yamaha student model that had the eng…

10 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

ConnsaxmanJim or DAve Dix Buescher Tenor

I haven't been smart enough yet to pick up my next sax playing the ebay game, I always get burn't in the end. But here is a B…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Selmer Alto

I have a Selmer Alto Sax, Serial number 57218, my research tells me that the first one made was SN57000. I would like to rest…

10 years ago
by kitwat (4 posts)

Baking an old finish on raw brass

I read a discussion thread from several of the members who were discussing the idea of adding an aged patina to older saxes b…

10 years ago
by Princerd (2 posts)

Conn 6m Alto

Can you tell me anything about a Conn 6m nickle plated in very good condition, Serial #269xxx, was the nickle plating afterma…

10 years ago
by Backinthesaxxleagain (15 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat- late 50s early 60s?

I just want to find out some more info on the Aristocrat tenor . I tried one out that was either late 50s to early 60s. yeah,…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Buescher True Tone

I know someone that has a Buescher True Tone with a serial # of 165,xxx or 156,xxx. (I'll confirm this later) I was wondering…

10 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

A thought for ConnsaxmanJim

With my 70 year old Conn 10M {A GREAT LADY}.......a newly acquired Otto Link NY 8 Super Tone Master, and a Superial DC 2 1/…

10 years ago
by Mactenor (102 posts)

Is Yamaha model YTS-023 a good model or what?!?!

I bought a YTS-023 model Yamaha yesterday for a great price of $975. I am on a monthly plan and am paying $40 per month to bu…

10 years ago
by saxophonik (73 posts)

Rud Wurlitzer bari sax

I have just overhauled a bari sax with Rud Wurlitzer engraved on the bell, serial number 85902. The serial number is curved a…

10 years ago
by Chuck8133 (16 posts)

antone soulard

i recently ran accrost an antone soulard and cant find anything about it can anyone help??

10 years ago
by bladerj87 (1 post)
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