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(Cross referenced in case it wasn't a King)

I noticed the following on eBay a few days ago: -

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...m=120118613961

I sniped a bid, chancing a gamble that this might be something nice, then low and behold found that I had won it this evening.

The photo's are rather poor, but I wonder if anyone can identify it?

Once it arrives, then I will take some better photo's.

At 28" surely this is an alto.

Any advice would be welcome.

Many Thanks.
 

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Indian POS. The red keytouches give it away. Might make a good lamp. Definitely not baritone.

Sorry...
 

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unfortunately, you've been the victim of a con or somebody who was unaware of how much of a fake this crap fake alto is.
 

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Somebody really ought to go to India and find this factory and ask them what they are trying to accomplish with these things. If the desire to make a decent instrument is there, somebody should give them a clue on how to copy a decent instrument. All the work that goes into a SSO with nothing to show for it is pretty sad IMHO.
 

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Yes my friend, get yourself a basket and a King Cobra, because you've bought yourself a snake charmer. Sorry to hear you have been taken. :(
 

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Thank you all, I have written to the seller advising him to read this link and have offered to pay his listing fees and withdraw from the sale.

This seller seems honourable and I hope that he will do the right thing.

Thanks everyone for saving me from buying a lemon.
 

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Judging by the carefully chosen angles either the seller knows nothing about saxes, or does.
 

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Despite three emails, it appears that the seller will not reply to them, yet knowing the information I have provided to him that the sax is a piece of Junk, he has re-listed it again, with identical description.

I tried to call him but his telephone number is not receiving calls.

Well there is not a lot more I can do now, I'm just grateful that everyone helped me out on here.


Now about that long lost very rare Selmer MVI..........lol:D :D :D :D
 

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He probably has a load of these things. I see some for sale in the UK but many are listed in India. They usually sell for less than $10 US with the shipping being over $100 US. They also produce a cheap herald trumpet, albert system clarinet in C and some Eb flutes with 4 or 5 keys.
 
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