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Original Silver Conn Chu Berry Alto Sax in New Pads - Serial # 166467

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Product ID: 166467ConnChuAlto

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This is a beautifully restored 1925 vintage CG Conn New Wonder “Series 2” alto sax, serial number 166467. This alto has just been cleaned, polished, repadded and adjusted in the Saxquest repair shop by Hunter Murray. It is in perfect playing condition and is a fantastic sax for lovers of classic American-made horns on a budget.

 

The original silver plating on this alto is in tremendous shape, unbelievable for a horn nearly 100 years old. In fact, there is only very minor finish wear on a couple guards, and very little wear even on the touch points. There are also no dents or dings, and no resolders. This alto has all of the trademarks of the Chu Berry vintage saxes, including the fingernail file G#, rolled tone holes (also all in great shape), microtuner neck, and trill G# in the right hand.

 

This Conn has been lovingly restored, using premium Valentino Pro pads with seamless metal resonators. All material has been replaced, and the horn has been finely regulated for an effortless, comfortable feel. Sonically, it plays like a dream, with a sweet sound, yet it has plenty of punch if you want to take it up a notch. Very free blowing with a sound more spread than focused. Ships in its original case.