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Vintage Nickel Finished Saxophones

Was C. G. Conn the only one of the top 5 sax companys, in the 20s till their eventual departure from the market, that prod…

1 day ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (587 posts)

Information on a Selmer Alexandre Alto Sax: Model# 2018

I am looking for some expert opinions on a Selmer Alexandre Alto Sax that is gold plated and made in Italy. It looks like it…

2 days ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (587 posts)

Conn 10M tenor saxophone specially made

 

I just purchased a Conn 10m tenor sax which plays fantastic. The serial number is 979xxx which does not sho…

1 week ago
by GFC (829 posts)

Best place in Toronto to find Vintage saxophones is??

I'm guessing the larger music shops might not be the place to go? Like Long & McQuade or Cosmo Music? And we'd need to…

1 week ago
by agc8

Conn Shooting Star Alto four digit serial # starting with V

I recently acquired a Conn Shooting Star Alto with the serial number
Made in the USA V-33xx

The bell is sten…

2 weeks ago
by Groover (8 posts)

Help identifying a vintage saxophone.

Hey everyone,
I'm am a former trumpet player and now I aspire to learn alto Sax. Searching for a instrument to buy I…

4 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (587 posts)

Rolled Tone Holes

Hey guys! Thanks for being so responsive to my last post. I have a question about the rolled tone holes on a 1936 10m. I k…

4 weeks ago
by mijderf (278 posts)

HELP! Conn 10m

Hey guys! I've been looking for a 10m and finally found a contender! It's a pre war 36 10m tenor with a bit of work needed…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (587 posts)

Lachlan Alto Saxophone

Hi all, looking for anyone that might know anything about this Lachlan branded alto saxophone. I received this last year f…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (587 posts)

American Professional CL 15504

Hello,

I'm new to this forum.  i am a guitar player that can not pass up a vintage instrument of any kind.…

1 month ago
by GFC (829 posts)

Alto Sax Indiana Band Instrument Co.

Good day guys, Martin Sax Lovers :)

Please help me to identify the year of manufacture of my alto sax.
Ind…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (587 posts)

C.G. Conn Sax identification

Hello: I found this saxophone while cleaning out my dad's attic. Have no idea how old it is, its value, etc. I don't belie…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (587 posts)

C.G Conn

What year was this saxophone made?  Is it a student sax? I know nothing about this sax would love to learn some histo…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (587 posts)

Martin Low Pitch Alto

Where can I get a honest  estimate of value for the Martin Low Pitch? It belon to a family member. Build date is prob…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (587 posts)

Identify Manufacturer and Year?

Can anyone identify the manufacturer and approximate mfr date of this alto saxophone? The case has a sticker that says Ind…

3 months ago
by DANWILLI

1950 King Zephyr HELP!! :)

Well to start off I am truly a clarinet player, but I have played a lot of saxophone over my many years.…

3 months ago
by Scott Songwriter NY

Dolnet or Buescher

Hej. Jag har erbjudits att köpa en Dolnet Bel Air Tenor från 30-40-talets silver, med pärlknappar och en B…

3 months ago
by GFC (829 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat Tenor

I,m looking at some Buescher Tenors. Serials are around 280xxx and 340xxx. First one is I think a New Aristocrat, second one…

3 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (587 posts)

C. G. Conn Alto #36102

Found this at an estate sale.  Had planned on donating it to the school districts music department.  After findi…

4 months ago
by GFC (829 posts)

Selmer Mark VI Serial Number Preferences

Hello, everyone!

I have been an avid fan of the Mark VI series for years now. Aside from the characteristic Fre…

4 months ago
by GFC (829 posts)

Help Identifying Model of Selmer USA Tenor Sax

Hi-
Please forgive me if this should have posted to a different forum, this is my first time here. 
I have…

4 months ago
by GFC (829 posts)

How to price Selmer Bundy saxophone

Dear Community!

I want to say hello to everyone. I'm new here.

Forgive me if my question was answere…

4 months ago
by GFC (829 posts)

Conn 6m alto

Recently I ressurected my Conn 6M alto sax from the basement.  I had purchased it from a pawn shop in Toronto in 1970…

4 months ago
by GFC (829 posts)

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…

4 months ago
by paddykay (1 post)

Buying a tenor bundy sax, is it a steal for the price?

Tenor sax are more harder to come by, and I really have a passion for sax. I found an offer on OfferUp for 650 a tenor bun…

4 months ago
by JonHuff (111 posts)
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