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User ID: 0986624
Dec 7th 10:47 AM
SML boys (& gals),
Look at this horn on eBay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=214985464

Olds Parisian Ambassador from the 50s

Is this not an SML? No bids yet, pretty cheap! (DISCLAIMER: Im not the guy whose selling it)
saxpics
User ID: 9739563
Dec 7th 11:58 AM
For a much better look at an Olds Ambassador, see:
http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=212976789

Obviously not an SML.

The Olds Parisians are "made by French technicians" and inherited a lot of the look of other French-made horns, but they sound/play like a tin can.