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  1. Misc. Saxophone Manufacturers
    I have an opportunity to buy a made in France Dolnet Imperial alto, but there is very little info on this particular Dolnet model. I know the Imperial was only manufactured in 1952-53. The more common Bel Air model was the other Dolnet alto available at the same time and continued to be...
  2. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    We have had a Saxophone sitting in our basement for years and I'm finally getting around to selling it. My husband played years ago and bought it in the 70's. I have no idea what I should ask for it so I'm hoping someone can help me determine what is a fair asking price. It is The Martin...
  3. Clarinet
    I very recently became the owner of a Boosey & Hawkes Symphony Imperial 1010 Bb clarinet. Not a venerated pre-WWII but it does lack the somewhat debated Acton vent, and its 150xxx serial probably dates it to around 1958. Cared for and immediately playable out of its very, very stinky case...
  4. Martin
    I am looking for information on the Imperial Band Instrument Manufacturing Company - Tenor Sax. I recently purchased one of these and it plays amazing! It looks almost identical to my Martin Handcraft except the F# twill key is just above the right thumb rest and the bell is much larger...
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