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Why don't all transposing instruments have transposing clefs?

Much of it is a historical accident. Different instruments were invented at different times in different places. Usually, a transposing instrument was tuned in a key that physically fit the instrument ...
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Why don't all transposing instruments have transposing clefs?

tenor voice always have G clef with 8va bassa mark No they don't, not always. That clef wasn't invented until maybe 60 or 70 years ago. Tenor parts started to be written in octave-transposed treble ...
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