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Lower Portion Right Side
Lower Portion Right Side
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Bassic Sax

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Bell & Bow Front View
Bell & Bow Front View


Bell & Bow Front View
Description: Eb Alto
Manufacturer: VEB Blechblas und Signal-Instrumenten-Fabrik
Stencil Name: Sonora
Serial #: 6121
Finish: Heavily worn gold plate with a few extra pearl key touches
Source: dzonyjasyl on

This horn is really only interesting because of its very early serial #, and its unusual finish. I am assuming it is gold plate, since there appears to be silver plate showing were the gold is worn away. Gold plate is applied over silver plate, while a worn lacquer finish would show brass underneath.

The extra engraving on the bell is also something not seen on the later Sonora saxophones.
Keywords: Alto, German, Sonora, Vintage, Stencil, VEB
Date: 14.09.2013 22:08
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