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FX Hüller Baritone Sax

hi, has anyone some info about (f.ex. serials) of FX Hüller saxophones, i am able to buy a FX Hüller Champion baritone saxo…

10 years ago
by Fantys (1 post)

Super Balanced Action vs. Balanced Action tenor sax

How is it possible to know if a horn is one model or the other? i mean, SBA(s) and BA'(s) are not labeled as such on the horn…

10 years ago
by srr (3 posts)

Anyone know a way of restoring laquer to a old sax???

Hey everyone! My cleavland altois preyyt scratched up. Any ideas on how to restore its laquer? Thanks

10 years ago
by cfsatb (11 posts)

Any info on this bari would be greatly appreciated.

I'm a bari player, and on my first day of high school the very first thing I did was find out how many baris that my school h…

10 years ago
by cfsatb (11 posts)

inexpensive vintage saxes- anyone know where I can find one?

Hi, does anyone know where I can find an inexpensive vintage saxophone? I am a middle school student and just got into the ja…

10 years ago
by cfsatb (11 posts)

müller (swiss) & desidera (italian)

anyone have any info on these 2 saxophones? müller is a bent soprano, desidera is art deco alto. thanks a lot.

11 years ago
by oorwullie (21 posts)

Stone Co Master tenor sax- query

I have aquired a tenor sax- Stone Co- Master- Salt Lake City. serial # 23550. I was told it was made by Martin. Does anyone k…

11 years ago
by Jill (1 post)

american knight saxophones

can anyone give me any information on this alto sax. it was bought used around 1963.

11 years ago
by SelmerParisPassion (59 posts)

Looking for info on a Buescher Alto Sax - S/N 16035 - 20A?

Can anyone here please tell me if this particular Sax is something I should consider having worked on so that my daughter can…

11 years ago
by goaf1968 (2 posts)

buescher aristocrat # 273645 Factory gold, How much?

I've got a rare factory gold 1936 Buescher Aristocrat Alto, True Tone Low Pitch. Serial is 273645. It's got pearl keys and is…

11 years ago
by jethrobodean (1 post)

Looking for a 10M Sax case

I've just acquired a Conn 10M tenor, about 1954, and I'm looking for a good case for it. It has the bell pad cups on the left…

11 years ago
by FredCDobbs (77 posts)

what year is my bundy tenor?

I've had this horn since the late 70s, and I think my parents purchased it used. I ended up a bassist, and never really picke…

11 years ago
by thattenorplayer (18 posts)

Noblet Tenor Sax information

I have purchased a Noblet Tenor Sax ser# 9266. Noblet-Paris on the bell. Looks to have good pads. Can anyone tell me the qual…

11 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

Keeping brass off the hands.

I just aquired a great Buescher 400 that has no finish on it. It has been played this way for quite some time by the former o…

11 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Is my saxophone worth anything?

I recently had a friend tell me people collect old saxophones. And that mine may be of value. I put it up on ebay it, since i…

11 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

selmer modele 26

A friend has asked us to find a value on a horn he inherited. It is a selmer paris horn purchased in europe decades ago. Silv…

11 years ago
by saxwife (4 posts)

Brigadier Sax Anybody?

I'm looking into buying a sax after being out of the loop for a while--after my last tenor and got stolen :(-- Anyway, I foun…

11 years ago
by jhehner (1 post)

restoring the finish on a Buescher tenor tru tone aristrocat gold plated saxophone

I just aquired an vintage saxophone from my dad. What is the best way to restore the finish on it. It is gold plated.

11 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

Dorsey's Tenor Players

What horns did Dorsey's tenor players play??

11 years ago
by BreckerBrothersaregods! (23 posts)

c-melody saxophones

Could anyone make comments regarding the cause or causes (and fixes) of the c-melody problem of sharpness in the altissimo? A…

11 years ago
by fbh (3 posts)

Buying a sax

Everyone is talking about the markVI .What would be a good tenor saxophone a new one that would be pretty close to a mark VI…

11 years ago
by Spunky2sax75 (75 posts)

vintage Conn, worth anything other than sentiment?

A friend showed me her grandfather's alto sax. The details: Conn, silver, alto sax, with the inscription 'Pat. Pending, Dec.…

11 years ago
by jallison (1 post)


I have recently picked up a saxophone at an antique mall. The only thing that I know about this instument is that it has the…

11 years ago
by drewfus23 (2 posts)

Kingston Deluxe

Anyone ever heard of this brand sax? it's an italian one, just picked it up dirt cheap gonna be months of hand buffing fun

11 years ago
by mikjo (3 posts)

1960's Richmond Tenor

Does anyone know about a "Richmond" brand of tenor sax? I saw an ad for one. It is all brass colour and made in the 60's. Wer…

11 years ago
by allright (4 posts)
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