Most of the keys move freely and the pads/corks are in fair condition(some pads, key corks and the neck cork need to be replaced soon). There are no major dents present and several minor dings are too small to photograph. This alto sax has minor scratches throughout from normal use and the lacquer has minimal wear, with 95% of lacquer intact(I'm unsure if the lacquer is original). The serial number is in the upper 335,7xx range, which dates manufacture to approximately 1950 and the plastic body guard is intact(no chips or breaks, but there are a couple of minor cracks around the screws). Included is a used and worn alto sax case, with room to hold a clarinet in a separate compartment and a flute in the case lid.The case latches catch, but are old and stiff to operate. About this model, it was designed with input from Santy Runyon, and is a departure from Conn's other pro sax lines (the 6M and the 26M). Sax that competed with Selmer's Mark VI for ergonomics while maintaining that fat, rich 6M tone that pro Conn players love. Conn kept the underslung neck but dropped the microtuner.
The keywork was completely redone, and particular attention was paid to ensuring that each. Key moved in the same direction as you pressed down. The result is a horn with arguably the slickest action found on any sax, be it vintage or modern.This horn is considered Conn's. But alas, it was only built for about 4 years. Because of this, it's not only an amazing horn, it is one of the. The item "RARE 1950 CONN 28M CONNSTELLATION PROFESSIONAL ALTO SAXOPHONE WOW" is in sale since Tuesday, March 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Band & Orchestral\Saxophones". The seller is "windsunlimited" and is located in Gateway to the Rocky Mountains. This item can be shipped to United States.