|Gold Plated Conn "Chu Berry" #204905.
Completely overhauled in our shop. This tenor has an enormous, rich, textured sound. A totally different experience than
playing a modern horn. Think Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins. But put a modern mouthpiece on it and it roars!
|Technically, this is a Conn "New
Wonder, Series II". The serial
number dates its manufacture to
|The satin gold plated finish is
about 80% intact, with some
wear on the keys and front of
|At some point, someone moved
the thumb hook up a few
centimeters. We decided to
leave it where it was. It can
easily be moved back if you
|Someone did some sloppy
soldering at some point in time.
We cleaned it up as best we
could without removing the gold