I have 2 saxophones.  One is a buescher aristicrat alto seial number
291633.  In decent condition with case. Not sure the year and what it is worth.
Also have a CG Conn tenor serial number 134352L.  Wondering year and value also.

Please get back to me and appreciate your time.  Happy New Year!


Hi Rich,

Your Buescher was built in 1940 - a VERY desirable year! I've seen these ,in pristine lacquer, go for $2500. Pristine silver models as high as $3000. Keep in mind that the prices are for near perfect examples. Average prices $1200-$1500.

The Conn is from 1924. Many still play them (I do) but unless it is a gold plated Artist Model they only bring $600-$800 in playing condition.


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