Sax Zoo

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Source: Siamese Art on eBay.com

This little tenor-shaped toy saxophone is simple called Sax Zoo—or so the lettering says on the sides of the bell…

vintage, red plastic toy sax, Sax Zoo, American-made, Sax-O-Fun

Source: Siamese Art on eBay.com

It is clearly a type of plastic kazoo,…

vintage, red plastic toy sax, Sax Zoo, American-made, Sax-O-Fun

Source: Siamese Art on eBay.com

… which the seller described as follows:

7 1/8 inches long, simply says “Sax Zoo Made In USA”
This one may have a replaceable reed diaphragm inside but it appears it has been glued a tiny bit on one side of the removable resonator so we will leave that up to the buyer to check. The mouthpiece on this one possibly has been glued into place…
This sax kazoo works very well and is loud and clear!

It was being sold along with Spike Jones Sax-O-Fun, which happened to be in the same colour.

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Source: Siamese Art on eBay.com

What’s interesting is that the Spike Jones ad that we have seen on eBay…

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Source: Uncle Mikeys What Not Shop

… features a tenor saxophone-shaped kazoo like this Sax Zoo, and not the alto-styled toys that have the Sax-O-Fun brand name on the bell. At this point I am assuming that this Sax Zoo is actually also one of the Sax-O-Fun series of toy musical instruments/noise makers.

Here are the rest of the photos that the seller provided of the Sax Zoo.

If you’d like more information on the alto style versions of the Sax-O-Fun, check out the page dedicated to the Spike Jones Toy Sax.

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