I thought I had mentioned this horn before, but I guess I didn't.In East German times, there were many VEBs, and Weltklang were made by the 'VEB Blechblas- und Signal-Instrumenten-Fabrik', later to be known as B&S, while the Akustiks were made by a post war VEB, 'VEB Sächsische Musikinstrumentenfabrik Klingenthal' that was the successor to the Ernst Hess (Heß) instrument makers. This, along with other VEBs became merged into the 'VEB Blechblas- und Signal-Instrumenten-Fabrik'.
Here's an interesting Hess tenor. Except it's not made by Hess. It's an FX Hüller.
I've checked it two ways: first, you've got that interesting bell-to-body brace, which is identical to the one on the horns on Helen's website. Second, you've got the 1938 copyright date, which is on other Hüllers on Helen's website.
In one sense this is good: Helen's mentioned that it's difficult to come across FX Hüller saxophones. One stencil name generally means more stencil names, thus more horns. Additionally, these are rather nice looking horns. The more the better!
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