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Evette Schaeffer

Hi, Thanks for any consideration, for this new Saxaphone owner. I recently acquired a Evette-Schaeffer saxaphone. 

4 weeks ago
by Nicomoonman

Bundy Alto 609xxx model, Year?

I have an old Bundy Alto student horn. It is labelled Selmer and Bundy.

I don't remember when I started playing -…

4 weeks ago
by JonHuff (120 posts)

Conn Tenor Saxophone 1920's

I have a 1923 or 1924 era Conn tenor Saxohone (serial number 99xxx) that my Dad bouht around 1935.  The pads were rep…

4 weeks ago
by JonHuff (120 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat Bari

I recently acquired a Buescher Aristocrat Bari sax (SN: 276316, circa 1936). The horn did not come with a neck.


4 weeks ago
by JonHuff (120 posts)

Identifying a Hawkes & Son Tenor

Hey, everyone! I recently inherited a couple very old looking Saxophones and I'm wondering if someone could help me identi…

3 months ago
by Velaan

C G Conn Alto

Hello - I'm new to all this and hoping for some guidance on my alto.

It's a gold plated Conn serial number M178…

4 months ago
by Grandpa toots

Lignatone brochure & catalog

Hello - I sent some messages using the contact form (didn't send links to make sure the message would send), never heard b…

4 months ago
by VintageCatalogs (5 posts)

Identifying a Conn Alto sax

Hi I've only bin play sax 7 years so i am a nebie to the identifying of saxes. I got this conn a couple of years ago to repl…

5 months ago
by Campbell (1 post)

Martin Low Pitch alto

Hello everyone ! My son began to learn on my daughters alto, this is my martin. last rebuild in 2008, but i played some Ch…

6 months ago
by pgb...

Armstrong 3000 questions

Hi everybody, 
I was given an Armstrong 3000 Alto Made in USA  Elkhart
I realize that it has little co…

9 months ago
by Groover

Can anyone help?

Hello, my name is Heidi and I recently acquired a saxophone but I know nothing about them! All I know is the serial number…

9 months ago
by hpsax4 (2 posts)

1920 Harwood ,Silver, Beuscher Professional Alto

I am new to the saxquest forums. I wonder if any of the experts out there could please give me some info about my sax. On th…

10 months ago
by DaSoapBar (1 post)

Buescher Aristocrat Series I Art Deco Silver HP Alto saxophone


New to this forum. I recently acquired this saxophone from a Maori lady (I am in New Zealand) who said it belo…

1 year ago
by Ghostler (12 posts)

The New king

I have a old tenor sax made in Germany
The true king  serial  29013
Can anybody give me some history o…

2 years ago
by Grazer

Silver Alto Sax "World DE LUXE" only name on it??

No brand name other than World DE LUXE; serial number is 23030.
If anyone know what this sax is that I have owned a l…

2 years ago
by RobertF (1 post)

Vito or Chateau

Dear all,

Since January I have started learning to play the saxophone and I have come to the point of buying my…

2 years ago
by Jantined

Restoration in North Texas

Any good recommendactions of where to have an old sax cleaned or restored?
i live in north Dallas suburbia but willin…

2 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

Four Vintage Horns - How to Sell?

I inherited four vintage horns – one of each size – several deca…

2 years ago
by jeffcrawford (4 posts)

C.G. Conn Tenor Sax New Invention SN 25452 of 1913

Good morning.


My father recently bought a SaxTenore C.G. Conn, serial number 25452, probably "New I…

2 years ago
by OldTone (1 post)

Connsortia quite a cool task

I have been donating pics to the CONNsortia site recently.
This site is attempting to gather all available pictures o…

2 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer

Clean a saxophone from 1914?

I have a Buescher Alto from 1914.
I know that there are some antiques that you shouldn't clean - old should look old.…

2 years ago
by [email protected] (4 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat Low Tone Tenor Sax

i HAVE A Buescher Aristocrat Low Tone  Big B Tenor Silver plate, serial number 293561 I am curious as to the age of t…

2 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)

rudall carte

Hello I have a rudall carte saxophone and I am trying to find info about it on the sax is 23 berners street with 6441 unde…

2 years ago
by Mrcheese265 (4 posts)

Kohlert Winnenden alto sax

Hi all. I have this Kohlert Winnenben alto, looks quite old, says Winnenden on the bell, nothing else (no 55, 57, Regent e…

2 years ago
by Barrysax

I got a Buescher Saxophone I Doubt that its Fake. Please help me

Hello, I Have A Buesher True Tone Saxophone from year 1930-1931. Its serial no. Is 256579. I have that saxophone from 3 ye…

2 years ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (644 posts)
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