special model of the SML was designed for their best spokesman,
There are at least two versions
of this horn:
A horn patterned after the Rev. A
horns and has left-hand-side bell keys (and slightly different
keyguards) -- and seems to be the model Hawkins actually
- A horn patterned after the Rev.
B horns and has right-hand-side bell keys.
In both instances, these horns
feature quite elaborate, but different, engraving. Both feature
rolled tone holes and seem to have bigger bells than their
Rev. A or B brethren.
Coleman Hawkins only used SML
horns in Europe, according to some documentation I've seen,
because he was under contract to support a different
brand in the US.
are particularly rare horns and will command a premium over
other Rev. A and B models.
I tend to doubt that there were any horns other than alto
and tenor available -- and available only in silver plate.