Category Archives: Altos

Archived Altos

Conn 1936 ’26M’ Eb Alto, #275,xxx (Archived)

SOLD! - An excellent, original lacquer example of a highly sought after sax. Serial #275k puts it right at 1936. This This horn was actually sold prior to arrival here because it was Scouted for a customer (a service that we offer). We located the sax from a client/collector in Mexico and helped the searching client in Texas, USA acquire it. During the matchmaking, I was the mid-point for inspection and verification. Here was my picky review upon getting the sax:
I just finished a few playing passages on the 26M. It is a sweet sweet tone. It is not huge in tone, but a mellow singer. (this on my Woodwind Co., large chamber mouthpiece tip at 0.075") VERY PICKY INSPECTION:
-minor dings to the neck
-evidence of dent work on the bow(by C# pad).
-neckstrap ring repairs 1) the base was resoldered.
-neckstrap ring repairs 2) the loop has added metal from wear.
-/+ repairs to dented thumbhook. excellent repairs of dents, and any resolders.
+very clean pearls
+good repair work on the last repad. It was loved by the owner (he did the work).
+ZERO missing set-screws. Awesome!
+upgraded replacement case. (wood)
+no evidence of past swedging work
+++ a beautiful horn.
Pads = a modern tan pad, with slight-domed resos and rivet (like a modern Selmer, Jupiter...)
It was very enjoyable to play!
Item #:WWSTS27.0SES0.231.7-C30

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Other: ‘No Name- France’ Alto, 1920s/30s (WWS reface) – 0.070″ (Archived)

Vintage no name "france" [gallery columns="5" link="file" ids="8308,8307"] [content_box custom_class="block_1"][row][span8] Price: $Sold [/span8][/row][/content_box] [row] [span4][caret_list] Make: Other Model:  No Name "France" Number:  N/A Era:  1920s/30s [/caret_list][/span4] [span4][caret_list] Status: Sold! Ligature: N/A Facing: WWS Reface Tip-Size:  0.070" [/caret_list][/span4] [/row] [hr] Reminds me of a Conn Eagle design, vintage hard rubber from 1920/30s, with metal shank ring. "france" on the side.…
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Geo M. Bundy ‘#2’ Alto, (WWS refaced) – 0.079″, Round Chamber (archived)

$119.00...sold? - (touched up after photos) I refaced tip at 0.079" to copy my "Selmer NY" mouthpiece's curve ($299 listed below)! These are similar to 40's otto link in tone and much cheaper! Slant Bundy signature, no size walls. round, open chamber! These early ones with the open chamber are more sought after. Ask me about a ligature.


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Yamaha 2003 ‘YAS-62’ Eb Alto, #078274 (Archived)

Yamaha 62, modern professional alto [gallery link="file" columns="5" ids="5947,5948"] [content_box custom_class="block_1"][row][span8] Price: $SOLD [/span8][/row][/content_box] [row] [span4][caret_list] Year:  2003? Make: Yamaha Model:  YAS-62 [/caret_list][/span4] [span4][caret_list] Status:  Sold! Finish: Original Serial Number: #078,274 [/caret_list][/span4] [/row] Ser#078274. I've had many great players and lesson teachers play this one and ALL were very impressed--eyebrows raised. PC work complete, I ended up…
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Yamaha 2002 ‘YAS-62’ Eb Alto, #047k (Archived)

2002 Yamaha 62, modern professional alto [gallery link="file" columns="5" ids="5944,5943,5942"] [content_box custom_class="block_1"][row][span8] Price: $SOLD [/span8][/row][/content_box] [row] [span4][caret_list] Year:  2002 Make: Yamaha Model:  YAS-62 [/caret_list][/span4] [span4][caret_list] Status:  Sold! Finish: Original Lacquer Serial Number: 047,xxx [/caret_list][/span4] [/row] Serial #047xxx dates it to about 2002. These are very well respected saxes. In my opinion, these might be some of…
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SML 1970 ‘King Marigaux’ Eb Alto, #26k (Archived)

1970 King Marigaux SML alto saxophone [gallery link="file" columns="5" ids="5937,5936,5935,5934"] [content_box custom_class="block_1"][row][span8] Price: $SOLD [/span8][/row][/content_box] [row] [span4][caret_list] Year:  1970 Make:  (SML) Model: King Marigaux [/caret_list][/span4] [span4][caret_list] Status:  $SOLD Finish: Original? Serial Number: 26,xxx [/caret_list][/span4] [/row] It is in good condition over all. The lacquer is worn in places with about 95% remaining, it looks so good…
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