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Beaugnier Tenor Sax
"STE MAJOR"

Serial Number 2127

The engraving is:
STE MAJOR PARIS 3 RUE DUPERRE
PARIS
FABRICATION ARTISTIQUE
FRANCAISE

STE MAJOR (société MAJOR ) means Company Major.
The Company Major, a shop for musical instruments, still resides at the address 3 and 5 RUE DUPERRE.
They still sell saxophones. You can see it in the shop window on Google street view.

Also shows the A. Lelandais 'Trompette' mouthpiece that came with the horn.

This horn does not have the switchable articulation between the G# and the bell keys.
The patent, as show HERE, indicates that this feature was patented in 1950.

This horn does NOT have the large clothing guard behind the lower stack key feet.

Beaugnier Tenor

 

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