Hidden treasure for shapes!

 

Quick snapshot taken some years back of salvaged patterns and forms used for making western electric 13a horns. These are not dated but are very old and fragile and match the original dimensions and curves. It took time and patience to restore them. They are both internal and internal shapes that is very useful indeed!

Some years back when I learned about these I was simply shocked and amazed they actually existed! Did I have to get them! YES! After long journeys and help of many friends I felt privileged  to secure them. These are kind of gems for my world…

I have a collection of 4 patterns of the we13a from various sources. These ones are true to original size, curves and shape. Copies of these very ones are used when making my horns. These very old and fragile ones kept safe and out of reach!

All fun….


2 thoughts on “Hidden treasure for shapes!

  1. Timothy,
    You are the master… especially when it comes to being patient. What a find indeed! I agree with Maurice, these must be priceless. One has to think back many years ago, that someone like you used them to create these wonderful masterpieces.

    Norman

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