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Conn Transitional Tenor – Split Bell Keys With “Naked Lady” Engraving

May 20, 2015

You just can't beat a 1920s-1930s Conn for hugeness of tone. This was a very clean Conn transitional tenor saxophone which I fully repadded.  This is a less commonly seen variant with split bell keys and the "naked lady" ...

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SML Standard Tenor

May 20, 2015

This horn is identical to the never-sold SML "Lucerne" stencil I did a while back, and is basically a SML Gold Medal without all the bells and whistles like locking neck ring, rolled toneholes, adjustment screws, and ...

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Wartime Conn 6M & 10M

May 18, 2015

I recently had the opportunity to overhaul two Conn saxophones built during World War II.  To understand why this is unusual and pretty cool, some background is helpful. In the lead-up to American military involvement ...

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Buffet Super Dynaction Tenor

April 10, 2015

This was an early Buffet Super Dynaction tenor saxophone that was in extremely good physical condition.  Only a bit of mechanical work needed done, and that which was done was done with an eye towards improving the ...

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