It's a friends horn that I'll have in my possession to mess around with sometime tomorrow. I don't have a camera, though. Are there certain things I should look for? It's in pristine condition as far as the finish is concerned.
Photos would indeed be of help, but based on the serial number (provided it is indeed a 5 digit one), it is a low pitched, alto made in c. 1914. It is likely a WONDER model, and not worth a great deal monetarily. This incorporates a quite old keywork design. If it lacks mother of pearl key touches, it is indeed a Wonder model.
Post some photos and we can help further.
By the way Carbs, if the serial number is indeed a 5 digit one, it won't be a later New Wonder Series I or II, as referenced in the provided link.
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