July 1909 Edition of the Buescher Journal True-Tone

I was looking through some of the vintage musical instrument catalogue pages that were sent to me a few years ago, and I came across this one: it is the July 1909 Edition of the Buescher Journal True-Tone. Unfortunately the scanned pages that I have from this journal are not very …

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How Can You Tell A C Melody From A Bb Tenor Sax?

Martin King Vintage Catalogue Pages Buescher Conn Alto-shaped Tenor-shaped Pan American Conclusion It’s happened to quite a few saxophone buyers on eBay: they thought that they were buying a vintage tenor, but when the saxophone arrived, it turned out to be a C melody instead. This raises the question: How …

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