Saxophone/Serial number

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I found an old sax in the garage of a home I just bought. How do I find the serial number for it so I can learn a little about it. It's a symphonic something and it's got my curiosity running amuck.

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Josh,

You really didn't tell me much about the sax that you have and I can't tell you much based on the little info. The serial number should be stamped on the body under the right hand thumb hook. If you hold the horn as if you were playing it, you should see a hook near the bottom for the right thumb. Usually about an inch or so under that you will find the serial number. If it's not there it may not have ever had one. If you would like you could send me some photos and I might be able to tell you more about it. My e-mail address is charles@harrisbandinstruments.com

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Charles H.  

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questions regarding equipment, performance, repairs, lessons, etc. Almost all saxophone related questions.

Experience

I am a professional member of N.A.P.B.I.R.T (National Association of Professional Band Instruments Repair Technicians). I have been repairing saxophones, flutes, clarinets, and brass instruments since 1993. I perform in several professional groups covering genres form classical, jazz, and rock.

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N.A.P.B.I.R.T (National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians

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St. Petersburg Junior College (AA) University of South Florida.

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