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  1. Sax Body and Finish
    I've seen several posts over the years (I read much, post very little) about using gun bluing products to darken brass but not many actual experiences. Quick story first. Skip the next paragraph if you don't care to hear the typical disclaimer story regarding how the horn came to be in such...
  2. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    I found this in my brothers attic... I am contemplating selling it, but not sure where to start. It's heavy and has lots of pretty patina :) Any ideas or any more pictures needed, let me know. It seems to be in decent working order, nothing bent or broken. Pads might even be good - they...
  3. Kessler Saxophones
    Hey SOTW time for a review! This is a review for the Kessler Custom tenor sax in antique finish $1049 (US dollars) First of all, the pictures: The packaging was great. The sax The sax again Abalone key touches! The case. The white stripes across are not merely decoration. They reflect light...
  4. Holton
    I have an Eb Alto Sax - Silver - that belonged to my grandfather - pre-1930's. It is a Frank Holton Co. label on the front and the serial number is 108XX with an "LP" underneath. According to the Holton serial number listings I found online, it dates the horn at 1922. Any thoughts? Could it...
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