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Houston, Texas: Smokesax: 70-Foot-Tall Saxophone (Gone) Team Field Report

In storage after moving from one Houston location to another.


Smokesax: 70-Foot-Tall Saxophone

Named "Smokesax," it's a one-of-a-kind sax made of old VW car parts by artist Bob "Daddy-O" Wade. Moved into storage March 2013. Report...

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Blue Sax

The Orange Show Foundation has acquired the Blue Sax, Also called "Smokesax" and will be moving it into a storage facility on Munger street between downtown and Hobby Airport. It will be installed on the Orange Show's East end property, although an exact site is yet to be determined.

[Momazilla, 03/03/2013]

Blue Sax VW.

50-foot Saxophone Made from Cars

The sax is now blue. There was a nice amount of parking. A nice photo op if in the area.

[Jeremy, 07/26/2011]


50-foot Saxophone Made from Cars

Newly painted blue...

[Karyn, 01/13/2010]

Saxophone VW Beetle.

Saxophone Made of Volkswagen Beetles

I stopped by recently and the new owner of the property was there, renovating the building. He said that he is fully renovating the sculpture - removing rust, repairing broken glass, and repainting it blue - and that a new bar will be opening on the site in fall of 2009.

[Boston David, 08/28/2009]

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