Other than that most features followed each other. So there is a relatively high proportion of horns - the ultimate home saxophones. The seller was a pretty honest family man with a passion for saxophones and a player himself. If the seller did manage to sell it, I wonder how much they got for it. In very close inspection of the instrument. Paypal accepts Credit Cards or bank accounts. They are often beautifully engraved.
He told me that at some point in time the Bell lip was very slightly. It is all original and even includes. The early ones may not of had neckstrap rings. Both horns had oversized concave pearls that are very comfortable. I think the Kings have strong upside appreciation potential.
This is a 1923 Martin Handcraft C melody C pitched tenor saxophone in excellent condition. If you are planning to utilize it for yourself or your son, that is one thing. But what I can't tell you is whether you have an alto, tenor, or C-Melody though. The original silverplate finish is 95% intact and there are no indications of previous repairs. Frank Compton purchased the company, but stayed only eight years. Originally we were a repair shop that specialized in woodwind.
In general I am very happy with my sax but I'd like to hear the opinions of the participants on this particulars production years of the Martin factory. They will always have snap in pads and Norton springs. Also the edge of the bell took a hit at some point but I have straightened it. RcmdId ViewItemDescV4,RlogId p4%60bo7%60jtb9%3Fuk%601d72f%2Bkw4sjm5%3Ejy-13e5f497bfc-0xf7- For your consideration is sweet playing The Martin Tenor Saxophone Ser. The restoration was done by a respected local shop with over 40 years experience in woodwind and brass instrument restorations and repairs. There is a little bi t of scratching and minor lacquer-wear in places.
Please Pay within 48 hours of auction end- we are very accomodating- if you have a problem. Just had all my gear stolen a couple months back Mint model 26 selmer, dobro from the 30's, etc. I would have paid quite a bit more. They function properly and the repair job looks nice. Consider this list a starting point. It was designed by my good friend and legend Santy Runyon.
Be sure to check out our eBay page for more information about us and Saxquest. Music trade publications of the day state that the company was founded in 1928 by senior Martin personnel. It is a killer and collector horn. The Indiana was Martin's student to step up level line of horns. You are helping to share the joy that vintage saxophones provide — they are living, breathing ties to the past — as well as being so amazing in their own right. The pearl touches are smaller than Paris.
Thank you so much for your time. This horn is in almost pristine condition. I currently play a 8310z Shew and like it less and less. T he tone holes look to be in very good condition. There are some scratches to the finish as seen in the picture. Couf also owned Royal Music Store in Royal Oak, Michigan until 1989.
These range from student horns to professional model instruments. He was playing this sax, when Clarence Clemons gave him some pointers. Which is to say: unlike most c-melody saxes. There seem to be very few people outside of a few collectors buying these horns. It needs a complete overhaul, but what you see is exactly what you will get. Others will just like to reminisce along with me. This is what Chris Holtz the grandson has written: To correct a little Martin history By 1912, the Martin sons came to the conclusion that their contentious infighting could only be solved by selling their stock and going their own ways.
The Bell was inline most saxophones of this era were inline. This horn has a huge bell and an even bigger sound. The serial number 169,xxx indicates a c1948 production date. There is only slight wear for a Horn of the vintage 1937 according to the Serial Number. Most of the parts seem to be there.