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Vintage Conn New Wonder II Chu Berry Silver Plate Alto, Serial 228072 - Bargain Player!

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Product ID: 228072ConnChuAlt


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This is a nice 1929 vintage Conn Chu Berry New Wonder II alto saxophone, serial number 228072. These Conn Chu's are nice budget options for any pro player looking for a great work horse. They feature a rich and robust free blowing sound and plenty of power when needed. These saxophones have rolled tone hole construction, front F, trill G# and a finger nail file G# key in the left hand. The neck also features the classic Conn micro tuner. 
This particular alto shows off a nice original silver plate finish with gold wash around the bell flare. The body tube, bow, bell and bow cap are all in very good condition and have no major history of repair. Currently there is one smaller ding along the body tube right above the neck strap ring. The original neck of the saxophone is in good shape and has never been pulled down. Right now the alto is playing through some leaks. It looks like the previous owner was keeping it somewhat regularly serviced on some cheaper student quality pads. If you are in need of something that will play right out of the gate you might be able to get by with this sax “as is” for a short time. But ultimately it would need a professional re-pad before it is going to be in perfect playing condition. 
Due to our shops very busy schedule we are offering this sax at a premium as is price. If you would like to wait for an overhaul and would like us to do the work please select the overhaul option when purchasing this item. This is professional overhaul from the Saxquest shop at a discounted rate. The Saxquest Pro overhaul includes all new pads, resonators, corks, felts and a precise key regulation.