there is an early tenor for sale locally, serial no. 10009 B engraved on the bell, which puts it at New Largebore period (1929), but it hasn't front F key. Shouldn't Selmers from Modele 26 on have front F?
guy is asking 2500€ (negotiable price)
I just purchased a Conn 12M Bari from my local music store. I loved the sound of the horn and that was enough for me to get it, but I really want to add the front F key. I had heard about somebody putting a custom key on theirs, but was wondering if there were any pre-made parts like...