That horn is a Conn New Wonder and a fine professional sax back in the day. Conn was one of the largest saxophone manufacturers of its day, and its production volume was quite high. You can tell by looking where the serial and model number is, and seeing either the H or L underneath. Parker saxophones Any information on Parker saxophones especially the value of a 1. There are, of course, a very few Super 20 baritones, some with silver necks add 15% and I have seen one with a silver bell. Why was the mistake a zero stamp in the second digit in both cases instead of anything else? The Chu Berry designation was never an official one, and in fact, Chu Berry actually played a later transitional model. Some were gold nickel plated or bare brass.
They are a line of Pan American. Hell, I'd love to see one, if they exist. I figured someone wanting more detail would've just asked for it. They are almost always great players and can be had for a small amount of money. That said, Ragtime, Dixieland, and Swing were invented on first-generation Low Pitch horns, like the Buescher TrueTones and the Conns, Martins, and Kings of the same generation. For stencils, I had a 1920ish alto and a 1925ish C melody tenor-style neck.
In my opinion, based on the way conclusions are drawn a Buescher sax could be a Conn sax stencil. Other models offered during this period include the Connqueror 2. The feel in your hands is very much like the 6M, especially the pinky keys, and the action of both 6M and 10M saxophones is fleet, as well as tolerating a wide range of key heights for flirting with volume and projection without hurting the intonation. I say this because in the '71 catalog, there is no longer a 14M model. The baritones are extremely rare and fabulous! There seem to be very few people outside of a few collectors buying these horns.
I have been playing saxophone since the fourth grade and i am now going into seventh grade, I have been practicing with a saxophone that I have been renting …Notes on a tenor saxophone I can't find out what notes are in a b flat minor and major scale. The baritones are particularly rich sounding. I have based my valuations upon the following assumptions: 1 the instrument is in perfect playing condition and needs nothing in terms of repair 2 the finish is original and completely intact 3 the original case is intact 4 the instrument has not been altered or modified from its original condition, having the correct style pads, springs, no neck pickups etc. I've been told it's a C-Melody Sax. The new mouthpiece, which he later patented, caught the eye of other musicians. I think they get a bad rap, although as more people own them, that reputation is changing. We don't publish actual rates in different currencies as this is constantly changing so we advise you check with a live currency conversion site such as xe.
However, it's difficult to argue that each horn made by Conn that looked like a New Wonder, sans rolled tone holes, is a model unto itself. Silver plated was most common. There should be a number between the C and the L. I bought my daugter an etude sax for 3. Kuya, sorry for the quasi-thread hijack. These horns were made in Nogales.
Gold frosted Bundy Selmer Sax How do I know if it's an alto or base sax? It is a Concord Cadet made in Italy. I'm sorry I got snarky with my last post. The comment on production move date to Mexico is wrong in this next one. It was with that kind of skepticism that started me on my research journey. These are the first horns that really sound like Selmers. However, keep in mind that if you use the larger chambered mouthpieces used at the time or its modern counterpart, rather than a modern mouthpiece used on modern saxophones, intonation should not be a problem. These start at or around serial number 7100000.
Better feel and intonation than the Balanced. Keep in mind that stencils usually lacked features that made the name brand versions popular, such as Conn's rolled tone holes, Buescher's Man-in-the-Moon neck brace, high F or F keys, certain trill keys, fancy engraving, exceptional quality control etc. It'd be great to hear more; because it really does contradict anything else available by the most other referenced sources. I have yet to find documentation on a year. Although the saxophone was invented in 1840 by Adolphe Sax, a Belgian living and working in Paris, in its infancy it was sparsely used by symphony orchestras if at all. I found this list while shopping for information and thought it nice to have on hand. The highest of that type is N122230.
As to why I owned Conns, if I didn't like them that much, it's because I either had to pay very little for them or they were just given to me. Finally, just knowing that, say, Buescher made a particular model is just a starting point. Mystery Horns with the X after the Serial This portion contains conjecture by me, and me alone. They are often beautifully engraved. Because I know for certain those models didn't exist in '71.
First, I should mention that you can certainly use all the Conn pics in. He would later leave Conn and start the Buescher Musical Instrument Company. Conn Ltd sax instruments used the Haynes 1914 patent from serials in the 60,000's to 277000 at least. Search the history of over 491 billion pages on the Internet. About the 6M…and the stamp Paul Lindemeyer The model number 6M appeared only in catalogs and literature from about 1922 when Conn started numbering its models until about 276xxx 1936 , when it started to appear on alto bodies.
My Conn Bari Sax has a n at the beginning of the serial number so this must be wrong. The only difference is supposed to have been in quality control and using older tooling. Pristine examples bring top dollar. Mostly in lacquer, add 10% for silver. I have just looked at a C melody. It is only with serial numbers beginning N or later that they moved to Nogales, in 1970, I believe. When is it time to advance In saxophone quality? Conn's storied history reflects a dedication for innovation and quest for the ultimate in design and craftsmanship - an industry leader in musical performance.