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Alcazar silver plated alto

Hi...i was called into a thrift shop to look at an alto sax and provide feedback on it's playability.

I have not b…

1 week ago
by GFC (558 posts)

Conn USA shooting star alto saxophone

Need help finding information about this saxophone, it says conn USA and has the shooting star stamp the only other thing…

2 weeks ago
by GFC (558 posts)

Kohlert and Keilwerth chicken or egg Are They Not Related

I have a few Kohlert altos, a 55 and a 57. Both are tremendous players. From the 1950s' with rolled tone holes and Conn&nb…

2 weeks ago
by GFC (558 posts)

1931 York Alto Saxophone

I work for a music store and a family brought in a York alto saxophone with the serial number of 105121.  According t…

3 weeks ago
by AlexWilder (2 posts)

C.G. Conn silver alto saxophone M167967 L

Hello,

I'm wondering about the history and value of this saxophone.  The serial number is 1119954 A, M167697…

3 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (59 posts)

Conn Stencil Xcelo C-Melody Saxophone

A couple of years ago, my father bought me a vintage saxophone on eBay without really knowing what he was buying, just tha…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (59 posts)

My fathers Sax

My father passed away and i am trying to find out some information about his sax. It says stamped on the sax Selmer made i…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (59 posts)

Conn Rolled Tone Holes By Serial Number Resarch

Based on the vintage saxophone Knowledge out there, I am asking what is the lowest serial number that any of you have…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

Buescher Sopran

Hi there,
my grandfather have had a musicstor between 1901-1930 and he sold also saxophones. At his 25th-anual of the…

1 month ago
by bertman

Universo Saxophones

I'm doing some 'asking around' for an old friend, that has this older Tenor Sax. The brand name on the horn is 'Universo'.…

1 month ago
by saxphon

Olds Parisian Ambassador alto sax 1963

Saw one on Craigslist recently for 140$ listed as playing "decent":

"I have a decent playing made in France olds P…

2 months ago
by Musiclover420 (4 posts)

Sax Information

Hi,
I have an Evetter Schaffer Tenor saxophone with a seial number 18844.  Does anyone know when & where thi…

2 months ago
by GFC (558 posts)

Looking for Pics of rare colored laquered horns

I am looking for any links to rare vintage conn saxophones featuring the rare colored lacquered finishes. I had a link at…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

HELP: Know the brand "Ludwig Standard" ??

Hello,

I am a passionate saxophoniste and now I inherited a Tenor Saxophone.

It looks very very old, the b…

2 months ago
by badenia (4 posts)

Yanagisawa A901

I have a Yanagisawa A901 (a 2000 or 1999 I believe) that I would like to sell but I don't know how much to list it for. &n…

2 months ago
by tonsmink (2 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat

Hello! I recently bought an Buescher Aristocrat, the serial number puts it around 1939 i think. It has DALLAS engraved on…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (59 posts)

Mark VI 1969

Hi guys!

I finally wandered over from Sax on the web (It's blocked at work, and this isn't) and realized that y…

3 months ago
by Saxquest (374 posts)

What's the difference between Selmer SBA, Mark VI & VII Tenor!

Recently, I got my company's year end bonus (no a big amount, about $4000 USdollars) and want to buy the Selmer Tenor. I sea…

3 months ago
by azuka (4 posts)

1926 King Alto Saxophone for Sale

I have a 1926 King Alto saxophone, serial number 97005, for sale. 
The horn is in very good cosmetic condition.…

3 months ago
by tgriss

2 vintage saxphones and a clarinet

 buecher1 48546 and a king 100838

Hi there, My father passed away in november and i am trying to…

3 months ago
by GFC (558 posts)

Brilhart mouthpiece serial number data base

Over at www.saxmundstykker.dk, they've created a timeline for Brilhart mouthpieces based on serial numbers:

htt…

3 months ago
by blanchae

Need Info on Vintage Tenor

Alright I am fixing up this old Tenor saxophone, on the bell it says "Rene Duval" on it, serial is 9XXX. I picked it up fo…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (59 posts)

Help Clarifying Conn Neck Tuner Start Date and serial sequence

As I was looking through the Saxophone Museum horns today, I notices a Conn C Melody Artist in Gold Plate with a serial nu…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (59 posts)

curved soprano sax made by C G Conn #48291

I was given this beautiful instrument, can anyone tell me the possible value?

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (59 posts)

1945-1946 Martin Saxophone

I work in a music shop in the poconos and a man came by to drop off a Martin tenor saxophone made in Elkhart Indiana. I wa…

4 months ago
by GFC (558 posts)
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