• Gardiner Houlgate

    by  • July 5, 2010

    Another interesting website.  This is an auction house in the UK (Bath, to be very specific).  Fortunately, they archive their auctions and generally have a few pics in each. http://www.gardinerhoulgate.co.uk

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    Stephen Howard Woodwinds

    by  • July 3, 2010

    I’m surprised I hadn’t mentioned this website earlier. Mr. Howard’s website is a wealth of information and reviews of both new and vintage instruments. At the very least, you can go there and just look at the pretty pictures. Highly recommended. http://www.shwoodwind.co.uk

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    JW York Interestingness …

    by  • July 2, 2010

    I am researching all things York saxophone, of course. While doing so, I ran across this simply beautiful bari on SOTW. The prospective owner’s question was, “Is this a York-made York?” My answer was equally simple, “I don’t know.” While letting that stew for awhile, I ran across an almost identical LACQUER bari on...

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    Musings on the Slide Saxophones

    by  • June 26, 2010

    I just wrote quite bit of stuff (and linked to a bunch of pics) about the slide saxophones on the Woodwind Forum.  I want to share the linky: http://www.woodwindforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2890

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    John Swain’s JW York Pages

    by  • June 24, 2010

    Mr. Swain died in 2003, but California State University Los Angeles left his website running until 2007, after which it disappeared into the wonderful world of The Internet Wayback Machine. Unfortunately, archive.org is very, very slow in retrieving websites that have been completely deleted — say, about 20 minutes for a page of text...

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    JW York Intro (3rd Draft)

    by  • June 23, 2010

    Everyone knows about the major American saxophone companies from the late 19th and early- to mid-/late-20th century: CG Conn Buescher Martin HN White (King) Holton Some folks might also know that these companies made something called “stencils” for other companies that didn’t have their own saxophone lines. They’re called “stencils” because the manufacturer would...

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    by  • June 17, 2010

    Yes, this website is in French.  However, it’s relatively easy to navigate if either you use a newish version of Google Chrome and click the “Translate” button.  Or if you can read some French :). I, of course, am interested in the loads of pretty pictures.  Take a look at the link for “Collections...

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