Adolf Sax's original patent drawing


MonksDream said...

Is that thing on the left a sarrusaphone? Did you know that he also invented the Bass Clarinet?

Unknown said...

Well, he didn't "invent" the bass clarinet. It existed. But he came up with the design that is the basis for what we see today. He perfected it. Oh yeah, he was only 20 when he did that.