Artikel: Conn New Wonder Series I

Conn Ltd - USA
Alto sax
New Wonder Series I
Manufactoring date:
mid 1923
Lacquered body with nickel plated keywork
Conn New Wonder Series I
Brand : Conn Ltd - USA
Type : New Wonder series I
Serial : 114579
Year : mid 1923

General description : This Conn New Wonder series I was completely rebuild and professionally relacquered in 2018 by it´s previous owner: a saxophone collector in the USA. These horns are originally available in bare brass or silver plated version: a couple of them were gold plated with extended engraving. It´s a fantastic player, suitable for blues, ballads and jazz. The nickel plated keywork is not that ergonomic compared to a modern saxophone, this is not a beginner horn! These New Wonder horns are known for their typical Conn sound: warm and full with a bit of ´edge´. Pure vintage hand-made quality: a modern horn has a completely different sound. Many of these were made between 1918 and 1924, when it was followed up by the New Wonder series II (ChuBerry) model. Not that much difference, by the way… The ChuBerry has the famous fingernail G# key: that´s all…..

Condition : Completely overhauled by it´s previous owner in 2018 with Conn Reso-pads. An additional full maintenance check was carried out in December 2021. In almost mint condition: it was played only a couple of times after the overhaul. The fresh lacquer has some light scratches only. No damage, no dents, no repairs: hard to find a New Wonder in this condition! This one has no engraving, only a vague Conn logo on the bell. Body is completely straight. The nickel plated keywork is mint, without wear. The rolled tone holes were leveled correctly. The neck is in perfect condition, with fully functional microtuner and no pulldown.

Warranty : as-is condition : no warranty.

Level : Professional vintage saxophone.

Body :  Lacquer : relacquer.
Condition : mint.
Visual : minor scratches only.
Repairs : none.
Engraving : thin Conn logo on bell only

Keywork : nickel plated.
Condition : mint.
Pads : very good Conn reso-pads.

Neck : Lacquered.
Condition : mint.

Features : Rolled tone holes / microtuner.

Case : black Max contoured hardshell backpack case.
Case condition : very good, with light wear and tear. Fully functional.

History : This alto belonged to a saxophone collector in the USA, who passed away early 2021.

Remarks : Perfect and beautiful jazz horn for the advanced player!

695,00 €
Product Number: AS89