From the 1938 Conn Catalogue:
"Musically this new tenor model is unchanged from the famouhs old Conn tenor except for a clearer high A, giving it by all odds the finest scale ever developed for a tenor saxophone. Mechanically the new tenor is greatly improved. Has the new, faster, light, more positive octave mechanism; longer, strong hingers for low C and Eb keys; smooth but study hook up for G# with C#, B, and Bb keys facilitating rapid and easy passage among these notes; positive C-D trill; easy G# trill; positive stop for high Eb key on F# trill knob; better seating for side Bb; long cross hinges for palm keys; bell keys on left side, protected by new guard;lighter faster action on low Bb, low B and side Bb, A key, Buffet Bb, and thumb key by adding adjustable pivot screws. Like all Conn saxophones, has patented drawn and rolled tone hole sockets, new Res-O-Pads, new Steelay mouthpiece (not included), new stronger keys, and Hydraulic Expansion. Has many patented features obtainable only on Conn, including adjustable pivot screws, slide block octave mechanism, C-D trill, easy G# trill, raised E key, drawn and rolled tone hole sockets, and Hydraulic Expansion construction. Stands head and shoulders above any other tenor on the market, next to the new Connqueror tenor."
With all that being said: Conns have always held a dear and specific place in the heart of saxophonists. It is the sound that captivates both the heart of the player and the audience.
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