The Ultimate Stencil Sax Chart

Last week I decided to undertake the first of a few new vintage saxophone reference charts for my website: A stencil sax chart unlike any other that you will find online. Why is it different you ask? Because wherever possible the stencil names are linked to photos. If you’ve googled …

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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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Vogtländische Musikinstrumentenfabrik GmbH Markneukirchen (VMI) Update

It was just over a year ago when I announced on this blog that I was undertaking a major new portion on my website: a section dedicated to the Vogtländische Musikinstrumentenfabrik GmbH Markneukirchen (VMI). VMI is what the VEB that manufactured the B&S, AKA blue label, and Weltklang saxophones morphed …

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