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ALL ORIGINAL Silver Plated Conn Chu Berry Alto Saxophone - Serial # 155085

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Our Price: $ 550.00

Product ID: 155085ConnAlto

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This is a cool old 1925 vintage C.G. Conn New Wonder “II” alto sax, serial number 155085. Colloquially known as the Chu Berry model, this alto is in fantastic shape, but it does need a fresh cleaning and repad to be played again.

 

Don't let the tarnish fool you, this alto is in tremendous shape. It has been sitting for decades and the original silver plating has tarnished up pretty dark, but regular old silver polish will make it shine up like new. There is actually very little finish wear to found, mostly just on the usual touch points. There are also no major dents or dings, and no resolders. The original neck has never been pulled down or damaged. This sax does feature rolled tone holes, Trill G# key, original microtuner neck, and fingernail file G# cluster. This really is the horn that time forgot.

 

All of the 70+ year old pads are falling out, so this horn will need a repad. Our repair shop is currently 2 months backed up, so we are offering this alto “as is” at a bargain basement price. If you have a local tech you like, you can pick this horn up for a song and get it back to playing condition in no time. If you'd like us to do the work, simply select that option above (please allow 8 weeks for restoration). Our work would include disassembly and cleaning, hand polishing to make the instrument shine again, all new pads and material (your choice of resonator), and professional adjustment. Ships in its original case.