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Antoine Courtois Alto
Serial Number 6859
No pictures, but the owner says:
"It has the same moth and flower engraving as the horn in your pictures.
Possibly a slight variation on the foliage, but very minor if so.
the identifying markings are the same other than that my serial no. is
There is however an additional mark on my horn.
At the base of
the bell it is marked: Sole American Importers LEBLANC - U.S.A.
don't know anything about saxophones but near as I can tell, your horn
has a key that mine doesn't have.
I have the original receipt. It was purchased in San Francisco on
August 8, 1953.
From the receipt: Description: Prof. Artist
saxophone in Eb complete with carrying case
Model No: 2836 Serial
No: 6859 Price: $320.00 Sales Tax: $11.20 Total Price: $331.20.
My case is leather, zippered, with a small metal plaque marked Selmer
Reg. U.S. Pat. Off."
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