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1953 King Zephyr

I have been presented with a deal. A king Zephyr 1953 for under $400. Should i go for it? The sax is in excellent condition a…

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Is this worth pursuing?

Hey, I have recently located in a mates garage (He is moving) a very ancient Beuscher True Tone C Melody Sax serial 17***, it…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Old Selmer sax

My grandfather left me a sax years ago - that I know nothing about. All I know is that it is a Henry Selmer silver plated, wi…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Martin RMC Bariton, is it worth it?

Hi, I have bought a 61/62 Martin RMC Bariton Saxophone. It was recently overhault and sometimes in the past relaquered. I hav…

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

kingmaster sax

Hi I am trying to find out information on a sax engraved Kingmaster. The mouthpiece is a selmer paris D. The colour is silver…

9 years ago
by freojonny (1 post)

Yamaha Manufacturing Dates

Can somone tell me where I can research when a: Yamaha Soprano SN: 0381 and a Yamaha Alto SN: 035957 were built. Thanks, Ken

9 years ago
by mosplace (26 posts)

Need some help identifying a sax

Well I am trying to do some research for my girlfriend's Dad. He has a sax he got when he was a kid. The receipt (still has…

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

Cleaning corrosion

Hello, You have just purchased a vintage saxophone and want to remove that green corrosion that sometimes forms around the l…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

keep which one?

i have two altos, one stencil tru tone from the 20's and one vito, VSP model from i think early 60's the vito plays and looks…

9 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

What is the going price for my C-Soprano sax?

Hello, I have a gold-plated, Holton (Conn) 1911, C-Soprano Saxophone, keyed to high F. What is the value of thi…

9 years ago
by Bass sax man (31 posts)

need info on King Zephyr sax

I recently aquired a King Zephyr Special sax and I am desperately trying to find out what year its from and how much its wort…

9 years ago
by reallynewtothis (15 posts)

Elkhart Indiana

Does anyone know what this instrument is worth, how old it is and whether it is worth repairing? It sounds very nice to me, b…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Clean

What is the best way to disinfect a saxophone? Thanks

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Graduation opinion guys..

ok.. i still have a year to go but i want to start thinkn about it now.. i am a junior in highschool.. have a sister who is…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

10M thumb rest

I've been thinking about lightly sanding the thumb rest on my 10M to take the crown off, so that it stops digging into my thu…

9 years ago
by FredCDobbs (77 posts)

Conn alto 1955

Hi there saxmen and women, I've just bought an alto sax C.G.Conn serial no. 537585 (1955 I think). It is in need of repair -…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

"THE MARTIN BARITONE" saxes.

Where can i get more information on the martin baritones. Also, what are they worth? This will sound weird, but I inherited t…

9 years ago
by saxismyaxe (574 posts)

My Conn Wonder ser.11349

Is this 1906 Conn Wonder? serial 11349 worth much or real rare. It is in real nice shape, maybe relacqured...don't know for s…

9 years ago
by Lampman (3 posts)

1923 Buescher True Tone

I was wondering about the Buescher true tone- is it even a professional horn? I havent heard much about them and I was curiou…

9 years ago
by Renate (6 posts)

Vintage Sax?

I have a Teno Sax and the only name I can find on it is "Hamilton" below what appears to be the likeness of Alexander Hamilto…

9 years ago
by rocketpr (1 post)

Any information about this sax?

I bougth a old soprano saxophone from a friend and I'm trying to find more information about it, can anybody help me? The on…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Mint Conn 10M (1962)

Any interest in a mint condition 1962 10M (double socket/underslung octave key)? This is a true closet horn - original case,…

9 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

I'm In!-Now what Mouth Piece?

Yes I am sooooo excited! I just bought a 62' Conn 10m with the double socket underslung neck-it's in great condtion. I can't…

9 years ago
by Tenorlysaxyjazzguy (23 posts)

Which Conn is this??

An acquaintance who plays alto mentioned that his horn is an old Conn. He brought out a silver plated (matte) horn, serial #M…

9 years ago
by FredCDobbs (77 posts)

Metal mouthpiece for a vintage Conn?

I have a Conn tenor sax from the late 1930s. I started playing it again after many years and still use the Brilhart Ebolin (3…

9 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)
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