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by dilok87
(1 post)
4 years ago

Question about low pitch Wurlitzer American

Just aquired an antique Wurlitzer American Sax, trying to find info on it's Actual age/origin.  I understand the records on them aren't amazing, but was hoping for an approximation at least, any help is appreciated ????
The Serial is 155853

Wurlitzer American Low pitch, nickel or silver plate, I'll add photos 

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  1. by historicsaxwhisperer
    (644 posts)

    4 years ago

    Re: Question about low pitch Wurlitzer American

    These were made by Martin, for the Wurlitzer company prio0r to 1926.

    It looks to be a nickel plated C melody. Low Pitch means it still can be played and fit in with regular pitch.

    Unlike a B flat teor, yours is keyed in C. Hence, C Melody.

    Or also called a C tenor.


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