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Hawkes Cmelody... worth rescuing?

 I’m not sure which part of the forums to put this request because I’m kind of New!?

 &nb…

6 years ago
by merseymale

value

I just located my Fathers Selmer saxaphone. serial number L1354 Model 18. It is in the original case with paperwork and in…

6 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

CG Conn Ltd - HV Jacobson - Elkhart, IND PATD DEC 8 1914 - HELP

I have a CG Conn Ltd. - H.V. Jacobson - Elkhart, IND.
PATD DEC. 8 1914
1119954
C
74857
L

6 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Dukoff Crystalite D8 Mouthpiece

You were so helpful about my Dad's Mark VI that I have one more favor to ask.  In his things I also found a Bobby Duk…

6 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Selmer Mark VI

My Dad recently died and his estate includes his beloved Paris Selmer Mark VI M122,***.  He played it well into his 8…

6 years ago
by CJF (3 posts)

Original case for Selmer BA alto 25***

Hello !

New Scots member here.. woodwind douubler ...all clarinets and saxes.

Just purchased a late '37, e…

6 years ago
by Bob49t (3 posts)

Does anyone know what my Selmer Tenor sax is worth?

This sax has a number on the back... M 103936. It was refurbished about 10yrs ago and is in the Selmer leather hard case w…

6 years ago
by Saxquest (420 posts)

Conn alto

Hi I have a Conn alro Sax 6M H95861 an I am wondering if anyone can help me identify what year this was made? It was my Da…

6 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Mystery Stencil Tenor Saxophone/Ray Lammers Music House

Can somebody please ID the maker and model of this tenor sax? It's from at least the early 1950s or 1940s. The guy I got i…

6 years ago
by mrchristill (5 posts)

Unknown Czechoslovakian Alto Saxophone

Hi All

2 replies by Prycs (1 post) 9 years ago

6 years ago
by idahobar (9 posts)

Buescher sax

Hello forum.
I just pulled an alto I used to play 20 years ago and am trying to figure out what model and timeframe i…

6 years ago
by mgictwnger (46 posts)

Help identifying old low b sax please help

I recently acquired a old low b alto sax I need…

6 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Help with Wurlitzer Alto

I have a Wurlitzer alto which I bought used in 1948. on the bell it is engraved "Wurlitzer American, Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. U.…

6 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Buescher True Tone soprano compensator key.

I play a Buescher sop from 1926. The upper register intonation above G has always been problematic: mostly sharp except fo…

6 years ago
by mgictwnger (46 posts)

Looking to identify my saxophone

I have a conn m series naked lady saxophone. If like to find the value for it if possible. The sn is 712163

6 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Help with identifying my Naked Lady Saxophone

i Am having trouble identifying the year of this saxophone. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

6 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Seeking information . . .

Seeking information Hi. I recently sold my dad's gold vintage Selmer Cigar Cutter Super saxophone.
I was able to res…

6 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Conn soprano cleaning

Does anyone have a Conn New Wonder soprano, and if so how do you clean the bore?  The mouthpiece end has an opening a…

6 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Identifying saxophone

2 replies by Deardeer (2 posts) 6 years ago

6 years ago
by GFC (842 posts)

Martin Handcraft

I have recently received a somewhat scuffed Alto sax, and on further discovery, have found it is a Martin Handcraft. It se…

6 years ago
by GFC (842 posts)

Vandor sax made in west Germany, info anyone?

Hello to all 
Hoping to find any info on this "vandor" tenor sax made in west Germany or so it says

6 years ago
by Rub

My father's Tenor, after Liberation from Auschwitz

My father upon being liberated from Auschwitz was in a band called the Happy Boys. (it's a long story). 
For&nbs…

6 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Need help identifying my sax

im not sure how old my saxophone is, I’d like to find out and also how much it might be worth, not that I’m th…

6 years ago
by mijderf (282 posts)

Which is better to learn on, a 1924 Buescher or a 1958 Elkhart?

Hello, I'm new to the sax, but always wanted to learn. Need some collective wisdom. I ended up with two vintage saxes,&nbs…

6 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Vintage sax

i have a artist brand a burdwise sax with a patent date of 8 dec 1914- can anyobe give me any info on value?

6 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)
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