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  1. Martin
    Hi, this Indiana Band Instrument alto by Martin looks the same like Martin Handcraft? Any advise about period of production and value, anyone played such a instrument?
  2. Sax vs. Sax, Mpc vs. Mpc, etc.
    So, my alto is currently a Yamaha YA23, circa 1999-2000. I was thinking of upgrading it a little bit, and went around looking for vintage altos. I came across a guy who's willing to let his 1928 Martin alto go for cheap, to the tune of $125. He says there might be a pad or two that need...
  3. In Memory of ...
    I'm a neophyte so apologies in advance if I break etiquette. Recently I purchased a 1924 Martin Handcraft tenor saxophone (burnished silver) from a second hand dealer in the Willamette valley, Oregon, who acquired it from an estate sale. The horn was played a lot--the metal around the finger...
  4. Pads and Resonators
    This will be my first post, and I must start by thanking many of you for so much useful advice, knowledge and hundredproof opinions which I have gained as a visitor. I am adding my piece here because of some advice I could not find. I purchased a silver 1926 Martin Handcraft as a repad...
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