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Buffet Super Dynaction Tenor Saxophone

May 20, 2016

This was a very clean Buffet SDA tenor that sported what some folks call "sparkle lacquer", although for me the jury is still out on whether that is a real thing or not. (It looks like crazing close up, and I've been told ...

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Martin “The Music Man” Committee Tenor Saxophone

May 20, 2016

Fairly standard overhaul done on this beauty.  I used flat metal resonators.  These like thin pads- you'll be using minimal adhesive as well to get them as thin as the horn wants (assuming key geometry hasn't been bent all ...

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Solid Sterling Silver Selmer Series III alto saxophone

May 20, 2016

Solid sterling silver Selmer Series III alto, full mechanical overhaul. This one was a doozy! While it arrived playing decently, it just played dead and stuffy all around, with no clear culprit.  In fact, the owner (an ...

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Selmer “New Largebore” Soprano Saxophone with Unusual Engraving

March 11, 2016

This unique horn was made in 1929 during the time period that the "New Largebore" Selmer was being made, but sat unfinished and unsold at the factory until the late 1930s, when it was finished, given a contemporary ...

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