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From the Collection of Australian Jazz Museum Koomba Park 15 Mountain Highway Wantirna Victoria

Description
Rare cream-coloured Grafton acrylic plastic alto saxophone belonging Ade Monsbourgh together with mouthpiece
Size
L 700 mm W 240 mm at bell Mouthpiece 200 mm
Object Registration
12063
Keywords
ade monsbourgh, grafton saxophone, acrylic plastic saxophone
Historical information
Given to Ade Monsbourgh by the Grafton Saxophone Company UK, during the Bell Second Tour C1951-1952. Ade Monsbourgh is considered one of Australia's most original and influential jazz musicians and composers.
When Made
Circa 1951
Made By
Grafton Saxophone Company (Maker)
Significance
Rare Grafton acrylic plastic alto saxophone donated by the Grafton Saxophone Company UK, to Ade Monsbourgh during the Bell Second Tour C1951-1952
Inscriptions & Markings
Embossed Made in England Patent # 604 407 604 418
John E. Dallas & Son Ltd Sole distributors.
# 10147
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM