Lot 23 (Fine Art Sale, 15th September 2016)

French Adolphe sax cased.

Adolphe Sax, serial number 237, the horn stamped '1ER Grand Prix De La Facture Instrumentale Medaille D'Or 1900 84 Rue Myrha Paris' with case, 82cm high Condition report: The mechanical functioning of this instrument cannot be guaranteed. All keys however appear to function, some key rods look slightly miss-shaped and some keys are loose when pressed. There is an amateurish glue repair at the bottom of the instrument (see images). The instrument shows signs of a hard working life with wear to the finish and occasional small dents. There are no large dents visible.

Sold for £840


 

Adolphe Sax, serial number 237, the horn stamped '1ER Grand Prix De La Facture Instrumentale Medaille D'Or 1900 84 Rue Myrha Paris' with case, 82cm high Condition report: The mechanical functioning of this instrument cannot be guaranteed. All keys however appear to function, some key rods look slightly miss-shaped and some keys are loose when pressed. There is an amateurish glue repair at the bottom of the instrument (see images). The instrument shows signs of a hard working life with wear to the finish and occasional small dents. There are no large dents visible.

Auction: Fine Art Sale, 15th September 2016

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