26th Apr, 2019 10:30

The Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction

Lot 1435


with cream coloured injection moulded acrylic plastic body, with copperised metal keys and edging to the bell, further clear plastic decoration to the body, with mouthpiece, No. 12410 (1956-67) in case. The case marked John E. Dallas & Sons Ltd., London. (one mother of pearl key finger pad missing and one detached)

Note: The Dallas name would indicate that this is a later model of this rare instrument which was made between 1950 and the mid '60's. This model of instrument was played most notably by the great Ornette Coleman and Charlie Parker


A condition report is offered as an indication of any issues visible to the naked eye. As none of our staff is a professional conservator or restorer, buyers must satisfy themselves in respect of condition. The condition report does not form part of any contract between McTear's and the buyer, and all lots are offered "as is" in accordance with our Terms of Business available on our website.


Sold for £650
Estimated at £700 - £1,000

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