APPENDIX


20th century instruments used to obtain an average main conicity (in chronological order).

brand type serial nr. year main conicity

soprano
Buescher truetone, curved 146891 1923 16.3
Martin curved 33036 1923 16.0
Buescher truetone 179250 1925 15.8
Selmer 22 3075 1925 16.7
Hofinger mid 20s 16.2
Conn 199196 1927 15.8
Martin handcraft 84547 1927 16.2
The Elkhart Band Instrument corp. 56867 1928 15.7
Couesnon 53784 1928 17.7
Schenkelaars 2640 ± 1960 17.8
Selmer mark6 138592 1966 16.8
Keilwerth toneking 71867 ± 1972 17.1
Buffet-Crampon S1 26655 1977 17.5
Buffet-Crampon Evette 949103 16.0
SML 25812 1978 17.4
Selmer SA80-II 418961 1988 16.1
Belcanto 9812051 ± 1990 15.7
Selmer SA80-III 731147 ± 2010 16.1
Yanagisawa 922 360963 2017 15.7

alto
Buyst    (stencil Dolnet, Lefèvre, Pigis) ± 1920 18.1
Buescher Truetone 230088 1927 17.7
Ad. Sax jr. 12023/916 1928-1932 18.1
Buescher Aristocrat 268317 1934 17.7
Selmer Radio Improved 18408 1935 18.1
Lyrist 15181 ± 1935 17.4
Conn USN M271878 1936 18.3
Leblanc semirationnel 221 1937 18.4
Goldstar (stencil Martin) 3S 22275 ± 1948 17.5
Maheu 11732 ± 1950 17.8
Weltklang 4277 1958 18.4
Martin The Martin 204973 1958 17.0
Schenkelaars 85321 ± 1960 17.6
Buffet-Crampon Super Dynaction 9787 1961 18.2
Martin Magna 214294 1962 17.0
Conn Mexico Shooting Star N93416 1970 18.5
Selmer Mark6 218025 1973 18.1
Couesnon 941155 ± 1975 18.3
Buffet-Crampon S1 26943 1977 18.2
Buffet-Crampon Evette 701902 ± 1980 17.7
Verneuil 1035692 ± 1980 18.8
Buffet-Crampon Prestige 38304 after 1985 18.1
Buffet-Crampon Prestige S3 38900 1993 17.9
Yamaha 23 122884 ± 2005 18.6
Yamaha 62 C46914 ± 2010 18.6
Stewart Ellis 2012 18.1
Yanagisawa WO1 00350679 2016 18.4

tenor
Ad. Sax jr 15907 19.5
Ad. Sax jr. 18173 1912 19.2
Selmer 22 2153 1923 19.2
Conn New Wonder M222922 1928 17.8
Ad. Sax jr. 8906/329 1928-1932 19.1
Lyrist 1560 ± 1933 19.1
Conn Ladyface M265744 1935 18.4
Selmer Balanced action 28497 1939 18.8
Buescher Aristocrat 291897 1940 18.5
Amati Toneking 24057 ± 1950 18.4
Buescher 400 359498 ± 1955 19.2
Keilwerth Toneking III 30271 ± 1958 18.6
Adler Racso 5981 ± 1960 18.9
Weltklang 7433 1960 19.0
Dolnet 66955 ± 1965 18.6
Selmer Mark6 235780 1975 19.1
Selmer SA-80 II 385443 1986 18.9
Yanagisawa 900 180454 1992 19.5
Selmer SA-80 III 563091 1997 19.3
Yanagisawa 901 219618 1998 19.7
Keilwerth SX90-R 119903 after 1998 19.0
Selmer Reference 54 631637 2002 19.3
Yamaha 25 009750 ± 2013 18.6
Yamaha 62 D73674 2016 18.9

baritone
Pan Am 49197 1933 25.8
Buescher Aristocrat 268450 1934 25.6
Buescher Aristocrat “big B” 350173 ± 1955 26.0
Selmer Mark6 59629 1955 25.8
Martin The Martin 200132 1956 25.9
Martin Magna 219716 1963 25.9
Conn 12M “crossbar” C09383 1963 25.8
Weltklang 3536 1971 24.9
Selmer SA80 368455 1985 25.6
Selmer SA-80 II 629967 2005 25.7
Mauriat PMB-300 13792 2010 25.6
Trevor James B16485 2014 25.7

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