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Hello!

A while back I purchased a 1932 Pan American alto and I was planning on re-padding it myself but I never got around to it. I stumbled across it again in my closet a few years later and I am now considering taking it to my local repair technician to give it an overhaul so that I can play it for recreation. I'd also like to find out some more information on the Pan American horns. I've heard they are Conn "stencils" and that they are based off the Conn "New Wonder". I've also heard that the Pan American horns have the same body and key work as the "New Wonders". Can someone tell me the difference(s) between the Pan Americans and the "New Wonders"? Thanks!
 

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Usually no rolled tone holes, deletion of some extra keys (G# trill, etc.) thinner plating and often a different or no micro tuner.
 
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