Yamaha B-Flat Tenor Saxophone, used by Charlie Ventura

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This saxophone was made by Yamaha Corporation, in Japan. It is a B-flat tenor saxophone YTS-62 Series, serial #003554. Made of brass. Stenciled on bell:

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[Yamaha logo] YAMAHA
JAPAN

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and stamped:

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YAMAHA
YTS-62
003354

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This saxophone was previously owned and used by American tenor saxophonist and bandleder, Charlie Ventura (born Charles Venturo, 1916–1992).

Date Made: 2001-2001-2005

User: Ventura, CharlieMaker: Yamaha Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan: Shizuoka, Hamamatsu

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Credit Line: Dolores De Pasquale in memory of Lewis De Pasquale

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2013.0151.01Accession Number: 2013.0151Catalog Number: 2013.0151.01Serial Number: 003354

Object Name: saxophone

Physical Description: brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 34 in x 6 in x 6 in; 86.36 cm x 15.24 cm x 15.24 cmneck: 11 in x 3 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 27.94 cm x 8.89 cm x 4.445 cmcap: 3 5/16 in x 1 3/8 in; 8.41375 cm x 3.4925 cmsaxophone: 30 1/8 in x 10 3/4 in x 6 1/8 in; 76.5175 cm x 27.305 cm x 15.5575 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-5e18-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1465486

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