Meinel & Herold: Vintage German Saxophones

There is a curious little alto on eBay ATM. This Meinel & Herold alto saxophone may be bordering on the antique range of the vintage spectrum. (Meaning that it might be close to 100 years old. It’s hard to say.) This Meinel & Herold alto saxophone is a very, very simple …

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Buescher Academy Alto Sax For Auction

This morning something very unusual caught my eye on eBay. I have been researching and writing about vintage saxophones for over 10 years now, but have only come across a handful of Buescher Academy horns in all this time. What makes the sale of this Buescher Academy alto sax so …

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Looking For An Olds Super Alto?

There is an interesting vintage saxophone on eBay today. This Olds Super alto, that was found in a barn, is, IMO anyway, an example of one of the prettiest American-made vintage saxophones. Sadly these horns were never mass-produced, and their history remains a bit of an enigma. Source: octopus_the_13th Source: …

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