Just What Do We Know About F. Köhler?

Over the past few years I have been doing my best to research some of the best, and in some cases the most obscure, saxophone manufactures who were in operation in Germany during the 1900s. F. Köhler certainly fits into both these categories, since not only did they build some…

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Mysterious Majestic Tenor Saxophone on eBay

I saw an old Majestic tenor saxophone on the German eBay site the other day that caught my eye. Majestic is a name we usually associate with Eugen Schuster, but this horn has none of the features generally associated with the brand. Since I have not yet written about Eugen…

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Über Rare, Franz Köhler Baritone For Sale

If you live in the EU—or know someone who lives there that can take delivery for you—and you’ve always wanted to own a rare, vintage baritone, then the Franz Köhler baritone currently for auction on the German eBay site might just be for you. Check out the neck on this…

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