Meinel & Herold: Vintage German Saxophones

There is a curious little alto on eBay ATM. This Meinel & Herold alto saxophone may be bordering on the antique range of the vintage spectrum. (Meaning that it might be close to 100 years old. It’s hard to say.) This Meinel & Herold alto saxophone is a very, very simple …

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Review Of An A.E. Sax C-Pitched Tenor Sax

Adolphe Edouard Sax C-pitched tenor saxophone Country of origin: France Date of manufacturing: 1907-1928 1 (Likely prior to Selmer’s takeover of the Sax company). Date of Review: 2017 It was in November 2012 that I wrote about a A.E. Sax C-pitched tenor sax that belonged to a fellow who lives …

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Micro-Computed Tomgraphy for antique sax parts

It’s a good bet that many of us have not heard of the medical imaging technique called micro-computed tomography. Although we’re likely familiar with the term CT scan, in micro CT scans the pixel sizes of the cross-sections are in the micrometre range (one millionth of a metre). This allows …

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