Wow. That is some serious engraving. I've never seen anything like it.
My plain old silver one is in that range. I bought it on a whim years ago and soon sold my Selmer alto. Great old horns, well worth fixing up to play, but I wouldn't blame you if you tested the waters to see what a collector might offer you for it. It has a 1 on the neck, yes?It's a 228xxx serial...
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are you familiar with this site on Conn engravings?Wow. That is some serious engraving. I've never seen anything like it.
Cheers this is the good thing about keeping things and using them for future referencesThanks for the link. That side had alot of interesting information.
Just finished reading about the Conn small bore and the Loomis 10m.
Great stories about a couple of the Conn experiments!
Neat. Looks like Crawford's working on a tenor. I've got a '46 tenor TH&C. Maybe that's my horn![ . . . ]
"....Buescher's three top engravers still at it in August of 1946. In the forefront, Harvey Crawford engraves Buescher's flagship saxophone, the Buescher 400 Top Hat & Cane. This engraving pattern was designed by Charlie Terlap (seated directly behind him). Seated to the right is Ed Christman, engraving a Buescher Aristocrat alto saxophone...."
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