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Conn Eagle from the 1920s for sure. These are decent but really stuffy. Worth $35-50 roughly.
Yep. But they are made along the lines of the old-old-school saxophone sound conception; put a hard reed on it and it should respond and sound better. But if you want anything like a more contemporary jazzier sound you probably won't be able to get that from it; don't know what would happen if you had it worked on & opened up.

I've had a couple of these that came with old Chu altos & both played well on the Conn horns they came with, once I learned to use a hard reed on 'em - some of the usual Conn intonation quirks cleaned up measurably, too. Just not the sound I want.

I've
 
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