Conn, C Melody Saxophone
A good condition Conn C Melody saxophone which is a commission sale for Clarinets Direct. The former owner is a London based professional. The craze for C Melody saxes which swept the world in the early years of the last Century caused a large number of non specialist sax makers to offer C Melody's: And many were of dubious quality. This cannot be said of the well established specialist large firms, i.e. Selmer, Conn, Martin and Buescher, and they all offered very fine examples. This example has used tan leather pads throughout, but they are sealing & in good condition. The silver body shows some wear but is in fair condition for an instrument which is over 100 years old. The serial numbers are 51758, which dates to 1919. The supplied m'pieces are a modern Windcraft example on a Babbitt blank, a modern Conn, and an original Buescher C melody, which plays the instrument well. The supplied gig bag is a TenorMan in excellent condition.