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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…

2 days ago
by GFC (546 posts)

Brilhart mouthpiece serial number data base

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


2 days 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…

6 days ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (37 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…

1 week ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (37 posts)

curved soprano sax made by C G Conn #48291

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

2 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (37 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 weeks ago
by GFC (546 posts)


So I buy storage units and I came across this saxophone and I was wondering if anyone can tell me anything about it. Is it…

1 month ago
by barisaxalpha (8 posts)



1 month ago
by ACO

Hoosier Peddler nickel plated serial number 92472

Any one know what it is worth and if it is worth restoring? How old is it?

1 month ago
by treetop500 (1 post)

How Old

I have a Selmer Alto Sax very old with a number 18309 how can i find out the Model and if its worth anything?

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (37 posts)

Conn American 24M Alto Sax, Serial # 004967

I have a Conn 24M that is in great condition, and has just had the pads and cork redone. It says Conn American and Its ser…

1 month ago
by GFC (546 posts)

karl meyer tenor sax

Hi all, does anyone know know where i can actually find any information on my karl meyer tenor saxophone serial number is…

2 months ago
by GFC (546 posts)

Selmer SBA, Mark VI, Mark VII

What are the differences between the vintage Henri Selmer Super Balanced Action, the Mark VI and the Mark VII mechanically…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (37 posts)

indentyfying old sax

whe have a old sax with graving emperor artist chicago usa. he is silver color.
can somebody help us with identyfying…

2 months ago
by saxi (4 posts)

Idenifying C.G Conn Alto Sax w/ original case Serial # 537369

This saxophone belonged to my father in law who purchased it used when he was young. The only information I have is pretty…

2 months ago
by fleadeck

Buescher saxophone

I have a true tone buescher saxophone - series between 1909-1910   
I have photos below.  I am wonderi…

2 months ago
by GFC (546 posts)

I sell a old 1971 Buffet Crampon Tenor from Paris silver

Hello, community. I have a Buffet Crampon of 1971 from Paris (I live in Paris too). This Tenor is a real pleasure to play,…

2 months ago
by magimuwi (1 post)

Identifying Old Sax

I don't have a lot of experience with saxophones, but I wanted to find out a little more about an old alto sax…

3 months ago
by GFC (546 posts)

The Buescher 157 Aristocrat

Since I got my '68 "400" bari sax some 13 years ago, I've been a big fan of the Buescher saxes. I love the way they play.…

3 months ago
by barisaxalpha

Buescher True-Tone Low Pitch?

I am tyring to get a year and value on this sax.
 Buescher True-Tone Low Pitch SN:161496. I an thinking of selli…

3 months ago
by Hxcnoel (1 post)

Elkhart Bari

Can anyone educate me here? (See pictures) 

Not sure what I have.  It was handed down to me  All…

3 months ago
by xfleming (4 posts)

King Zephyr Sax -- Serial # 372358 (Pennsylvania)

This tenor sax was bought for me for High School/College Band (1977-1984) -- however it now sits in my basement.  It…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (37 posts)

Unidentified Italian Sax (Advice)

Hey there, I played sax for about 10 years, but it's been a long time since I've touched one... and I don't really remembe…

3 months ago
by shawnpcarney (2 posts)

Confirm Identity of a vintage Conn Alto Saxophone

I have an old Conn Alto Sax that I am trying to Identify. From research I have done, I believe it might be one of the…

3 months ago
by GFC (546 posts)

Help with ID of a 55 C.G. Conn Tenor

I have a tenor marked C.G. Conn LTD with no other engraving except the serial (538xxx).  Info here tells me this is p…

4 months ago
by robfrazier (2 posts)
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