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On this day in 1846, the first patent to a Saxophone was issued to Antoine Joseph Sax. Born Adolphe Sax in 1814, he was awarded French Patent #3226 for his novel apparatus illustrated below in a family of 8 different embodiments. Over the years, Sax was attributed to producing and improving upon a number of different instruments. However, none of them gained the same level of acceptance and commercial success as the Saxophone.#Saxophone #patent #omnilegalgroup #internationalpatentlaw