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Marking: Engraved on bell: C.Sax / Bruxelles 7636
Source obtained: bought in Belgium.May be the instrument noted in a list of "Brass instruments purchased by Mr Galpin" in the pocket notebook labeled "Notes from Mr. Galpin's Letters" (p.38) and described as "No. 16 Alto ophicleide by Sax".
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 171, ill.
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