I took delivery of a Jazzlab Saxholder the other day. I had seen these at Frankfurt earlier in the year but was not impressed as they seemed to slip to one side. I mentioned that to the manufacturer and he has now altered the design so it stays put. I must say I am totally impressed, especially...Last Post By: Vanadiel 07-25-2017, 07:52 PM
Selmer Radio Improved Saxophones - an ongoing study Purpose: To attempt to determine the duration and makeup of the Selmer Radio Improved Model as accurately as possible. Method: Positively identify as many examples as possible, ideally with photos for reference and comparison. Outcomes -...Last Post By: Douglas Pipher Today, 02:50 PM
Now, turning over a new leaf I'd like to welcome our new members to this community of saxophone players and woodwind aficionados. This thread is for you for introductions and expressing your innermost wishes and desires. SOTW administrators want to thank all members for your support during...Last Post By: knduthie 07-25-2017, 07:09 PM
Since we own horns only made for only about 5 years by the MOST famous saxophone company in the world, and most companies stop making product lines not because they are bad, but because they are spending too much money on them, I'd like to start our own fan club thread. I have owned an alto...Last Post By: ntouched Today, 01:59 AM
After more than two years of intensive development work we finally got a reed which fulfill our initial requirements. Our reeds are available in 4 different models in strengths between #1.0 and #4.5. We developed G-REEDS from scratch, without any kind of reverse engineering, nor by using...Last Post By: Christian1 07-26-2017, 02:27 PM
Here it is, folks. One of the modern grail sops. Borgani Jubilee "half curved" soprano sax in gold pearl finish.
See it here at Borgani's website: ...
One of those pics shows that the neck has a serial number. I have had Martins of this vintage without the straight brace. The Martin Story website shows necks without the straight brace. Check the...saxcop Today, 02:58 PM
LOL, welcome to SOTW...if you were only looking at shiny new horns you would certainly be blasted for that, and if you were only willing to spend $1000 surely someone would say that you are...1958SelmerMarkVI Today, 02:54 PM
Here's a picture of it, the American Triumph:
By F.A. Buescher (but it ain't a Buescher):
Selmer Paris only started lacquering horns in mid 1932, but I am not sure exactly when Selmer US started lacquering horns.
It certainly looks to be old lacquer, but I would say that there is a low...