Saxophone/conn sax

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I have a sax with the numbers 1119954 and under that number is the numbers 137532 .
could you tell me anything about it ,it has been in my grandmothers attic for years

Answer
Rich,

Though this sax is old (perhaps 1924 or 1925), it probably does not have much 'value' unless it is in 'like new' condition.  This Conn most likely dates closer to the end of the Conn 'New Wonder' model years though the serial number lists can be convoluted at best.  If you attach a picture I can give you more specific information.

But here is a nice page with a few pictures of a horn from this era so you can maybe compare:

http://www.saxophone.org/museum/saxophones/specimen/49

And here is another page with a few different horns of this ilk. Some of these image galleries include close ups of the serial number/marking area.

http://www.saxophone.org/museum/saxophones/model/17

It's a nice keepsake even if it may not be the best playing horn these days  :)  

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I have been a music educator for over 25 years and have taught on many levels from young children and school agers on through to college level, professional players and senior citizens. My main areas of expertise are saxophone(s) though I have taught many instruments including, guitar, bass, piano, oboe and drums to name a few. I have also done research on horns both vintage and new.

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I have been in music education for 25 years and I have written and published in the subject of professional music education.

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