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AMAZING MINT Original Gold Plated Conn New Wonder II Alto Sax - Serial # 238194

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Product ID: 238194ConnAlto

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Gold Plated - Conn NWII

This is flawless original satin gold plated CG Conn “New Wonder II” alto sax, serial number 238194. I see a lot of pretty Conns come through the shop every year, but rarely one that wows me like this. The horn is as perfect as a 100 year old sax can be, and is a joy to play as well.

 

The original matte gold plated body is perfect, with no dents or dings, no previous repairs. The finish is immaculate with no finish wear of note. Opening the original case is like stepping back in time. Needless to say, the rolled tone holes have never been filed on. The original microtuner neck is a bit sluggish in turning, but it does turn with some force.

 

This alto was repadded a few years ago, using firm leather pads and oversized metal Noyak resonators. It is sealing well down to low Bb, and the pads have not seen much play since being replaced. They are soft and will be good to go for a long time to come.

 

This alto's sound is as sweet as its looks. It plays like a dream, with a warm, lush tone that is full of color, and still dominates the room when you push a lot of air through the horn. It has that characteristic Conn spread in its sound and envelopes the listener. Outstanding alto in all respects.