1914 C G CONN '' WONDER IMPROVED'' ? SAXOPHONE
This woodwind is no longer for sale (sold on 2009-12-17)
Price : US $137.50
HERE IS A 1914 C.G. CONN ,LTD. ''WONDER IMPROVED''?? THIS ONE LOOKS TO BE A SOLID BRASS SAXOPHONE. SAXOPHONE DOES INCLUDE THE MOUTHPIECE. NEEDS STRAIGHTEN AT THE VERY END, OTHERWISE, LOOKS GOOD. FANCY M.O.P. BUTTONS. ALL BUTTONS DO WORK FREELY. ENGRAVING ON THE BOTTOM HALF READS: PATD. DEC 8 1914, 1119954, C, 135513 L. THERE ARE SOME VERY MINOR DINGS FROM USAGE, OTHERWISE, GOOD. THIS INSTRUMENT WOULD POLISH UP BEAUTIFULLY. I JUST TOOK A LITTLE POLISH AROUND THE NAME AND BOY!! DOES IT SHINE. JUST NEED TIME AND PATIENCE. SORRY, NO CASE. WOULD MAKE EXCELLENT!! ADDITION TO ANY COLLECTION. SAXOPHONE WEIGHS ALMOST 6 POUNDS UNBOXED. PLEASE E-MAIL WITH QUESTIONS BECAUSE I KNOW VERY LITTLE ABOUT THESE INSTRUMENTS. ALSO IF YOU CAN GIVE ME FURTHER INFORMATION. PLEASE SEE PICTURES. BUYER TO PAY $20.00 UPS SHIPPING USA, UNLESS OTHER SHIPPING CARRIER IS PREFERRED AT BUYERS EXPENSE. BELOW IS SOME INFORMATION I FOUND PERTAINING TO THIS INSTRUMENT.?? SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR MORE FUN ITEMS. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING.
Conn exhibited alto and tenor models at the 1893 Worldâ€™s Columbia Exhibition under the model name ''Wonder'' (trademarked Feburary 1, 1891), and in 1894 advertised a line of ''[Wonder] Improved System'' saxophones which included straight soprano, alto, [Bb] tenor, and baritone models. These instruments were available in silver plate with gold plated keys, [silver plate], nickel plate, and polished brass [full gold plate was introduced around
This woodwind is sold (sold on 2009-12-17)
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