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Alto saxophone of brass, keys nickel plated with mother-of-pearl touches, in case with crook, mouthpiece and neckstrap in a separate compartment. Système Integral 'Le Rationel', invented by Charles Houvenaghel.

  • Maker:
    G. Leblanc
  • Collection:
    Bate Collection, Oxford
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  • Place of production:
    France, Paris
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  • Materials:Brass;Metal;Leather;Skin;Animal;Textile;Nickel;Mother of Pearl;Shell
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  • Inscriptions:G. LEBLANC PARIS FRANCE
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  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max L = 665 mm Max Diam [bell] = 120 mm