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Alexandre double french horn
Feb 2nd, 2011 at 9:22pm
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Has anyone heard of a french horn maker called "Alexandre]", supposedly from Italy? This is not "Alexander]" There is actually a stamp on the bell stating "Made in Italy".  But I can't find anything on this horn maker. I suspect it is chinese.  Anyone have an idea?
  
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Re: Alexandre double french horn
Reply #1 - Feb 3rd, 2011 at 5:53pm
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Many other vintage brass instruments besides horns show up from time to time marked "Alexandre". 

Alexandre was Henri Selmer's brother, and marketed instruments simply under the name "Alexandre", perhaps to avoid conflict with the Selmer brand.

To wit:

  

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