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I just picked up a conn which I believe to be a conn chu berry. It has a serial bumber of 178XXX and has the micro tuneable neck. The original conn case is purple inside. It has the original white pads but they probably need to be replaced. What is a fair price for this horn?
 

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Tenors do not have the Microtuner Feature. It could be a C melody, but I think that he would probably know. I need pics! I have watched the market so long to be able to know every price.
 

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If the plating is really nice and not too many dings, I would say about $350 tops due to needing pads. I usually sell them for about $800-900 in nice shape if they are silver plated, $1,200 in Gold plate and around $700 in lacquer. Photos are needed!
 

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Ill post pics once I get to a camera :) its an alto in silver. I really think that if it had an overhaul (and given a really good bath) It would look really nice. I dont see any dings or anything so, it seems like it could be a really go sax
 

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ChuBerry47 said:
Tenors do not have the Microtuner Feature. It could be a C melody, but I think that he would probably know. I need pics! I have watched the market so long to be able to know every price.
I started watching the market when your age was in single digits! Sorry, just razzin' ya, man. ;)
 

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here are the pictures. The flash really makes it look shinier than it really is. But like I said, with a good tech working on it, it could look new I believe.




 

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Original pads indicate that it probably hasn't been used much which should indicate not too much plating wear. On the flip side, there could be some stuck keywork from sitting. It does have the potential for a nice horn. I still would say about $350 is close.
 

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ya the C key is pretty stuck. But ya, I thought it would have some nice potential. I blew through it and it had a really nice tone even with all the work needed.
 
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