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by Don Hanley
(1 post)
4 years ago

CG CONN SERIAL NUMBER, AND VALUE

C.G.CONN SAXOPHONE
I HAVE A C.G.CONN. SAX WITH A SERIAL NUMBER OF 140809 THERE IS A " C" ABOVE THE NUMBER AND A " L " BELOW.  SILVER PLATED WITH THE INSIDE OF BELL GOLD. CAN YOU TELL ME WHAT TYPE OF SAX THIS IS . IT IS IN  VERY GOOD CONDITION , NEEDS A GOOD CLEANING, ALL PARTS ARE INCLUDED IN ITS ORIGINAL CASE,NO PLATEING MISSING, AND ONLY ONE TINY DING IN BELL ABOUT TWO FINGER WIDTHS ABOVE THE LAST HOLE, I KNOW THAT THE L STANDS FOR LOW TONE. ALL MOTHER OF PEARL FINGERINGS ARE ON IT ALSO. NOTHING APPEARS WRONG , ALL FINGERINGS WORK, VALVES ALL WORK , NEEDS TO BE SHINED UP. AND PADS REPLACED,  VALUE AND INFO PLEASE

 

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  1. by JonHuff
    (77 posts)

    4 years ago

    Re: CG CONN SERIAL NUMBER, AND VALUE

    What you have is a C Melody (what the C stands for) sax. No one makes these anymore, and not being in much demand, they don't hold much value either. You will generally pay more to have it cleaned and repadded than what it is worth in the long run. The serial # dates it 1924.

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