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kevgermany

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Took me a while.... was looking for wobbly joints, then the penny dropped. Good one!
 

MandyH

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me too...I'm guessing that the seller is not a sax player.

I suspect that the upper octave was somewhat challenging !
 

jazzdoh

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So thats where i have been going wrong all these years.
 

Tenor Viol

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I think it might have an air leak...
 

h4yn0nnym0u5e

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I think he may also be locationally challenged - this same instrument is on Gumtree in Bournemouth, Brighto (sic), London and Belfast, and is also listed in Birminghan (sic) as a saxaphone.

No tell-tale white gloves (visible), though...

Jonathan
 

aldevis

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I think he may also be locationally challenged - this same instrument is on Gumtree in Bournemouth, Brighto (sic), London and Belfast, and is also listed in Birminghan (sic) as a saxaphone.

Maybe the seller sees geography as he sees saxaphone assembling. He doesn't really know where he is: England is in Londonshire.
 

kevgermany

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Bit worrying about teh white gloves - do you think they're wedged firmly in the bell? Or maybe the seller found a use for them - washing the dishes, maybe.
 

MandyH

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;} we could try to take the charitable view ?!?! ;}

and say that he is selling this on behalf of someone else, a friend who is IT illiterate, maybe, just as he is Saxophone illiterate :w00t:

It could be a genuine nearly new instrument and therefore it could be a bargain ?
 

aldevis

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Bit worrying about teh white gloves - do you think they're wedged firmly in the bell? Or maybe the seller found a use for them - washing the dishes, maybe.

Now that I looked better at the picture, he/she kept the end plug in order to accommodate the neck. maybe the gloves are inside the neck to hold the mouthpiece in place.
 

jazzdoh

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Not only does the seller not know where they come from but their maths is not much better either the Birmingham listing is for £3400
 

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