• The Olds Super

    by  • October 25, 2011

    First, this is not the Olds Super Star.  You’ll find out, shortly, that Olds tends to recycle parts of model names. Production Information s/n 1 to 2000? (1941 – 1943?) Available Pitches Eb Alto, Bb Tenor Available Finishes Lacquer, Silver Plate, Gold Plate (per Olds’ 1941 brasswind catalog) This is a very unique looking...

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    The Selmer Mark VI Tenor: Comparison Pics

    by  • July 25, 2011

    If there are ALTO comparison pics, we have to have TENOR pics, too. As with the alto page, I’m not quuuiiite finished, yet. I also won’t be doing this for the other pitches or the Low A Alto because those horns are considerably less common, so I don’t have enough pics to show.

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    The Selmer Mark VI

    by  • July 11, 2011

    First, a little note: there is so much to write about on the VI, that I’m breaking stuff down and trying to get a section of stuff ready at a time. In other words, I’m going to update this article a few times and add pictures and other goodies.

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    Peter Ponzol and the Lyricon, Modell Peter Ponzol and Pro-One

    by  • June 28, 2011

    In 2003, after I posted my first version of my Keilwerth pages on www.saxpics.com, I was contacted by Peter Ponzol. He said he wanted to “clear up” a few things about the Modell Peter Ponzol and his tenure at Keilwerth. Below, I’ve consolidated my questions into three parts: * Questions about Peter Ponzol himself,...

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    Conn New Wonder Page

    by  • June 5, 2011

    I offhandedly mentioned awhile ago that I’m going to try to find the biggest and best pictures of a particular make/model/pitch. Additionally, I wanted to get higher resolution pics, if possible. Hey, when I was building saxpics.com, I had a 15″ CRT monitor and images were considered “big” if they were 800×600. I now...

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