ALEXANDER 97, 1970s

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Model: 97



Type: Bb/A+/F extension: the F extension is activated by


a 5th rotor, operated by the little finger, 'Sansone'-style.


Bell throat profile: medium


Alloy: unlacquered yellow brass, gold brass leadpipe.


Bell flare: detachable, very light in weight: 340gm. 


Valve compression: excellent; all the rotors were nickel


plated recently.



Visual / cosmetic condition: good, with some small


signs that it is a used horn.



Case: used compact Atkinson / Marcus Bonna in good





Further details: an excellent example of this


versatile model, made in the 1970s, very lightweight


(2.34 kg), with a ringing, resonant sound.


The instrument is delightfully fluent in all registers,


and is as 'easy to play' as a horn can ever be!


It has 2 'JoyKeys' and an adjustable duck's foot /







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ALEXANDER 97, 1970s