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1932 SELMER SUPER SONIC

HEY YOU CRAZY CATS ! I HAVE AN OLDER SELMER ALTO, S. N. 17843. I AM NOT HIP TO THIS MODEL, IT HAS THE ORIGINAL FACTORY DOCUM…

16 years ago
by KINGBEE (2 posts)

sax identifcation

hi I need some help on a sax I've seen to identify the model etc , it's a selmer and it's old , it has a serial no : 383098/…

16 years ago
by Cor (4 posts)

Selmer and Eckhart Vintage

Just found this great forum. I have 2 saxophones (i am not a sax player but a guitar player) one Selmer and the other one Elk…

16 years ago
by Cor (4 posts)

vintage repair

I have recently acquired an 80 year old Conn alto. It is in horrible disrepair but I am interested in restoring it to make it…

16 years ago
by Tbone (120 posts)

Seeking info on Vintage CC Conn Ltd Saxaphone

Hello, I have a sterling silver CC Conn Ltd Sax Serial # 118398 What can you tell me about it? Evan

16 years ago
by saxismyaxe (575 posts)

True Tone or Aristocrat

which is better a true tone or an aristocrat. Im guessing they both have pros and cons but which would you guys pick

16 years ago
by swingstreet (315 posts)

Ref 54 compared to '55 Mark VI, or new neck for VI?

I'm currently playing on a 60,000 s/n Mark VI, which at some point in the early 70's was factory relacquered (barely any meta…

16 years ago
by Mactenor (102 posts)

Evette-Schaeffer Buffet Crampon tenor

As stated in my topic, I have an Evette-Schaffer, Buffet Crampon & Cie, made in France tenor sax. This is engraved on the lef…

16 years ago
by toocold4 (6 posts)

Conn 6M 1924

Sacramento Craigslist has a nice 1924 Conn 6M for $800. Lord, I wish I had the money! Just thought I'd point it out to those…

16 years ago
by Tutewiler (20 posts)

What are the pros of Vintage?

hey guys, im looking to get a new sax because the one i formerly owned was stolen! i saw a vintag and was wondering if its th…

16 years ago
by Saxyboy (52 posts)

Help on mouthpiece

Hi! I'm a alto player and I'm thinking about buying a nice mpc but I don't know a lot of mpcs, so I would like some advice on…

16 years ago
by Saxyboy (52 posts)

Are Modern Horns Not As Good?

Seriously, I hear a lot of people on saxophone forums say that modern horns are just as good as - if not better - than vintag…

16 years ago
by jaroba (6 posts)

about vintage saxes

I'm starting to learn how to play the alto sax, and i want to buy a descent vintage horn that is suitable for jazz. could you…

16 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

Buescher True-tone

I want your guys opinion on this horn. There is A buescher True-tone at my local music store that is going for $450. It is si…

16 years ago
by saxismyaxe (575 posts)

Very old Elkhart / Know anything about it?

I have a very old Elkhart with a low serial number (#6818). It is brushed silver. It has mother of pearl enlayed keys--and go…

16 years ago
by saxismyaxe (575 posts)

LOW PITCH???

I'm thinking about buying a 1938 Martin Committee online, and I asked the owner about its pitch and he said it was low pitche…

16 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

Conn "Cavalier"?

Anybody familiar with a Conn 'Cavalier" 92M? There's one on eBay selling in about 10 minutes. They say it's a 1977 model, but…

16 years ago
by Dave Dix (421 posts)

selmer bundy

hi folks...i'm new in saxophone i'm looking for my first alto, somebody want to sell his selmer bundy for $550 to me..is it w…

16 years ago
by Saxyboy (52 posts)

monet paris

howdy, i just was loaned a "monet." alto sax. it says "monet. Paris france" on it, and that is just about all i know about it…

16 years ago
by saulpaa (1 post)

Schenkelaar Saprano

Hi, I have been given a Schenkelaar Saprano Saxaphone and was wondering if anyone can shed any light on the quality of this i…

16 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Need help finding information

My next door neighbor gave me a vintage alto sax. It's an alto sax silver lacquered C.G. Conn. The SN 2383123. Says it was Pa…

16 years ago
by Tutewiler (20 posts)

cheap imitation or not

I recently bought an old brass sax, it's got no markings except the odd initial "M" stamped in the back of some keys. It has…

16 years ago
by robins (2 posts)

sax info

hey i have been playing for quite awhile on an old sax. I have always wondered about getting info on it, but never have been…

16 years ago
by Donnie The B (282 posts)

Value of My Mark VI

I have a Mark VI Alto Serial Number M 11493 which, according to Selmer means it was manufactured in 1963, although it was pur…

16 years ago
by Saxyboy (52 posts)

CONN ALTO SAX MI46951

New to buying instruments online and saw this listing for a CONN ALTO SAX SN#MI46951. My husband plays sax in a rock & soul b…

16 years ago
by Saxyboy (52 posts)
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