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Any thoughts on this being a Conn stencil ?? J R La Fleur was UK importer of Conn's.Has the Rolled tone holes ,would it be feasible that Conn made stencil to La Fleur's spec's ?
 

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It's German.....look at the bell brace, and the "rooster wattle" neckbrace...completely un-american.

....could be Weltklang-ish or maybe some derivative of a JK/Amati/VKS sorta horn.....

But I agree...a few nice pics of the sax in it's entirety would be more helpful.
 

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I agree it's a European horn; Buddy of mine used to have one with features very like those in your pics - consensus then was that it probably German but we never settled it for sure. Don't remember if we considered Amati or not.
 

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I wanted to revive this as I am getting ready to sell this horn. How do you value something so rare-no body even heard of it before.
 

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even if your horn is a UK made Boosey and Hawkes (or perhaps Boosey OR Hawkes !) http://forum.saxontheweb.net/showthread.php?43124-Boosey-amp-Hawkes-saxophones

its value is only going to be what a buyer will be prepared to pay at the moment that you sell it. I honestly doubt that there is a special market for this relatively obscure brand and I wouldn't set my expectations very high If I were you.

Nice though it is it is not a horn belonging to the collectables category simply because it is an oddity and it is an obscure stencil. In any case good luck with the sale.
 

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It's a cool one...a real puzzler for sure. I am guessing if you have her in good playing shape you might be able to squeeze 4 or 5 bill$ out of the sale, on a good week.

Also guessing that whoever buys it is gonna get a hella lotta horn for the money....
 
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