Distinguished SOTW Member, Forum Contributor 2017
Picked up a sax in 2002 and here I am.
I’ve been pondering selling my silver plated Blue Label Tenor and I’m curious to know how often you need to polish your horns to keep them looking nice and shiny? I ask as I sent some pics of my horn to an interested party and they are having a tough time believing it could get as dark as it has in a year or two. My experience with all the silver plated horns I've owned is they start to tarnish the minute you're done polishing them. Mine tend to look best when I buy them and sell them, unless I make a conscious effort to keep them sealed in the case with a 3M strip. Here's some pics of my horn in it's natural state: