$1,699.00/2,399.00 - "Indian Head" ARTIST engraved Conn New Wonder II Alto sax in gold plate. Ser.# m176,xxx dates to 1926, nailfile G#, rolled tone holes, tuning neck, everything we love. This sax did take rear bow damage in the last 90 years, sadly, and has other repair proof. Plan to play this one and show it off without fear of it being "too pretty to take out and play".
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$1,199.00 - Model S-5 or "Post TH&C", it's a B400 with the big 400 bell, Lacquer body nickel keys, some original pads and snap in resos. This late era is very much like the TH&C but a cheaper option to consider. Big bell flare, rear bell keys, Gold Norton spring system, and all snaps are present! Some dents and dings will get some attention during the rebuild and they should come out nicely.
$1,399/2,299.00 - Cousin to the Top Hat & Cane, I would label these "Model: 400, series III". Get a TH&C tone for 60% less cost! I consider these to be some of the best bargain/undervalued saxes in the market. You get the engineering designs of previous 400 models with a few changes to neck braces, octave triggers, guard designs, no silver bell ring(underside), but the big bell and 400 rear bell keys.
$2,499.00 - A rare beauty! A beautiful example here of what some might call the "last of the real 10Ms" before the Mexico era. An affordable 10M - Comes with a custom built case is great condition. This sax was adult owned, last owner was Owner #3. As I inspected it, I saw about two small dings/dents in the history and one ping. Comes inquire to be owner #4!
$TBD - New Arrival! - A beautiful "The Martin Tenor", with an early serial number (matching neck #), and many original features present: brown felt... 98% original lacquer in excellent condition. I am biased and I love these, especially the early serial number ones (darker tone).
$450.00 - Looking for the vintage Coleman Hawkins sound? This is a good start! Warm, Vintage Tone all the way - These have a huge chamber, low baffle and a very reserved, warm tone. Serial number: R86. It arrived with an original tip at 0.064", consider a reface up to 0.080"(modern 5 or so).
$499.00 - Warm, Vintage Tone all the way - from the vintage era of the late 1930s and made in New York, a metal mouthpiece that is not loud and bright. These have a huge chamber, low baffle and a very reserved, warm tone. Original tip at 0.070", and I think it can reface to 0.085 pretty easy or maybe even 0.090"(modern 6).
$2,899.00 - A "warhorse" player with battle wounds. The Martin Baritones are loved for tone - words people use to describe: power, depth, core, punch, bite, bark. They have a special tone.
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