Conn 6M VIII Ladyface
Here we have one of the early 6M VIII models with serial 282300, build late summer of 1937. The 6M VIII model was introduced early 1937 and has a slightly different neck compared to the standard 6M. Highly sought after, as these 6Ms are supposed to have the best intonation. A pristine example is hard to find these days. This one definitely has the original lacquer, with the usual wear on body and keywork. It has a unique vintage look. The Ladyface engraving is well visible.Condition : A complete overhaul was done by MROsaxophones in July 2021, using Chocolate Roopads with flat metal resonators. Techcork and Teflon was used for smoother performance. The body is in great shape, no dents or damage. Only a couple of pings on the bow section. All locking screws and original amber rollers are present. Neck is original, with the VIII stamp. The microtuner works great, no damage on the neck.Warranty : 1 year full warranty.Level : professional.Body : Lacquer : original lacquer, with lacquer wear.Condition : excellent.Visual : no issues.Repairs : one solder repair on the bow /body brace.Engraving : well visible Ladyface engraving.Keywork : Lacquer : original lacquer, with lavquer wear.Condition : excellent.Pads : Chocolate Roopads with flat metal resonators.Neck : lacquer : original lacquer, with lacquer wear.Condition : excellent. Microtuner fully functional.Features : Rolled tone holes / Double socket neck / microtuner.Case : vintage black non-original case.Case condition : good, with normal wear and tear. Fully usable.History : The horn was stored for at least 50 years in its case according to the previous owner. His father played the horn after returning from WW2, until early 1960s. He was probably the original owner, as he had the horn before he war.Remarks : Very free blowing sax! Including the original end plug.
Price: 2295 EUR
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