Alfredo Santoni, Fabio Somaini and Luigi Bulgheroni were the principals in the Ditta Giglio (“Lily Company”) in the city of Parè, in the province of Como, in the Lombardy region of Italy.

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I'm going to categorize these horns after the saxophones they look like: "DA" and "SDA," for the Buffet Dynaction and SuperDynaction (respectively) and R. Malerne instruments. The only name I've found that could be considered a model name is "Mogar."
Buffet Dynaction - Copies
Buffet SuperDynaction - Copies
Malerne Copies
Please note that not all Mogars are made by Santoni.
Santoni-Engraved Horns