HUNTING HORN ADOLPHE SAX
Hunting horn by Adolphe SAX, made in Paris (France) in 1878.
Model named 'd'Orléans' in D, conical brass tubing wrapped into three and a half coil.
Branded on the bell :
Monogram : interlaced letter A S (PARIS in the S, Stars in the A)
SAX & Cie
39, Rue de Dunkerque
N° 40111 (a 1 overtyped in the zero)
This brand was used by Adolphe SAX establishing his new company with his nephew in 1878, after his third failure.
C.f. Malou HAINE et Ignace de KEYSER 'Catalogue des instruments SAX au Musée Instrumental de Bruxelles' 1980 pp 221.