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SEE HOW THIS CONN COMPARES TO A £6K SELMER MKVI ABOVE!
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This is a Conn New Wonder II (sometimes referred to as a Chu Berry) alto sax made in 1928 in Elkhart, Indiana, USA.
This sax was specially commissioned by UK sax star Paul Dunmall to have some great keywork modifications (Connversion!) and a full rebuild by legendary sax tech Steve Crow! Feels absolutely amazing under the fingers - much more ergonomic than the usual Conn, far more similar to a Selmer! It has been fully stripped, washed and professionally rebuilt (premium quality calf pads). The original plating is in very nice condition - a few little scuffs here and there as you would expect from an instrument of this age - but plays and feels like new!
One of our favourite horns, the Conn New Wonders have a gorgeous, wonderful, fat tone and play great! There's a massive resurgence in these older Conns - many players are looking for that warmer, beefier sound that you can achieve on these rather than the standard Selmer focused tone.
TONE is HUGE! You will be noticed with this horn! It has a massive presence - super fat and incredibly easy to play - high end absolutely sings and the lower register is gorgeous. Tuning is great, action is very light and quick - lots of fun to play!
Overall a very nice, super playing, vintage, American, classic horn with all the work done - these things are increasing in value every year and getting harder to find!
Comes complete with a brand new Hiscox Pro II shaped flight case (made in UK worth £150) and of course our famous 12 month warranty!
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*REFURBISHED - a refurbished instrument has (at the very least) been stripped, washed, cleaned, polished, professionally rebuilt and set up to play perfectly. Worn corks, felts and pads will have been replaced, spring tensions balanced, key heights adjusted etc. Some instruments will have been completely overhauled using all new pads - any specialist work or customization will be included in the instrument description.
ALL refurbished instruments come with a full 12 month warranty!