Conn 26M Conquerer Alto Sax & Case Serial #M269715A
This woodwind is no longer for sale (sold on 2009-12-10)
Price : US $1,580.
Conn 26M Conquerer Alto Sax & Case Serial #M269715A - 1939?
Non-Tuner neck. If you need a photo of the case just email us your email address. Sold as is. May need an overhaul and cleaning. Neck looks a little bent. See pics. Please email any info or corrections if you find discrepancies. We are not Sax experts and are listing what the consigner is telling us.
the Conqueror legend
So, what makes this such a special instrument -- other than the finest craftsmanship, that is? Starting from the basic rugged design of the workhorse 6M, Conn sought to create a saxophone with even more refined key leverage and serviceability, while incorporating cosmetic features (like solid silver touches everywhere there is not a pearl, plus richly detailed engraving) that would set these saxophones apart from anything else then in production. First, Conn enlarged and tilted the left pinky spatula table forward in order to gain a better angle of fit and to facilitate additional leverage. Next, Conn added special motion stops engineered for a compact range of motion in the spatula keys, which helps to create a wonderful precision feel. To enable the added leverage Conn repositioned a number of posts in the low pad linkages and modified the G# actuating lever. Conn then added a multi part low Db mechanism to solve the problem of adequately springing the low Db pad closed without so hardening the key feel as to be difficult for the vast majority of players (those of us who don't possess WWF level hand strength). These spatula modifications combine to gre
This woodwind is sold (sold on 2009-12-10)
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