Yo. Repair Guys. You're Doing it Wrong.

Discussion in 'Saxophones' started by pete, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. pete

    pete Brassica Oleracea Staff Member Administrator

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    You should break it MORE. Then drop it into cement.

    I was fiiddling around with the Christie's auction website to look up something completely unrelated, and I found this piece of art by Fernandez Arman, called "Saxophone." It sold for $71,394.

    (I can't find a bigger pic, but the horn is either an Evette-Schaeffer or one "borrowing" their patent: it's got the extra keys for C#/B/Bb above the D/E/F keys.)
     
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  2. Steve

    Steve Clarinet CE/Moderator Staff Member CE/Moderator

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    You know it does cost good money to rent a steam roller.

    Techs have always said to rent a steam roller for certain instruments.
    I guess someone has actually gone and done it now ...
     
  3. Gandalfe

    Gandalfe Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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  4. Tony Fairbridge

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    I've had instruments come in that were worse than that. Why, only last week....................................!
     
  5. Steve

    Steve Clarinet CE/Moderator Staff Member CE/Moderator

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    Why fix it?

    I'm sure the owner was playing sharp all the time. This process, of course, flattens it a bit :)
     
  6. jbtsax

    jbtsax Distinguished Member Distinguished Member

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    You only have to sell one. :) BTW shouldn't this be in the "How Much Is My Horn Worth" section?
     

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