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JessMorys

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Originally posted this in general then saw this area - sorry! Anyway I have a Boosey and Hawkes silver alto sax, serial no. 39109. I can't find out anything about this serial number, but I had it completely refurbed and the guy thought it was from the 40's, and was very impressed with it. Can anyone give me an exact date? I'm looking to sell it in the next few days, can anyone give me an idea of its worth? Cheers!
 
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kevgermany

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Hi

Boosey and Hawkes serial number dating here: http://www.horniman.ac.uk/media/_file/bandh_handlists_web.pdf

Value - anybody's guess, but probably not very high, despite your repairer's comments. Not widely known and you may find it difficult to sell unless someone is looking for one.

If you do want to sell it through here, please read the sales board before posting. Should be OK, but please pm Pete or myself first.
 

JessMorys

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Yeah I guessed it wasn't worth too much. I've trawled through that website and either I'm blind or the serial number isn't there! Thanks for posting it though :)
 

JessMorys

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I know it seems a shame to let it go for that little, but at least it will (hopefully) be loved & played regularly! Needs must I'm afraid!
 
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