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    Selmer Mark VII Alto Original Lacquer 264918 American Engraved Fresh Overhaul!

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    Selmer Mark VII Alto Original Lacquer Old Pads Great Deal 270817

    This is a great deal on a Selmer Paris Mark VII alto saxophone. It has original lacquer, and no dents or dings or resolders. The neck is in good shape. This alto just needs a good overhaul, and it will play as good as new. The ‘green’ is just tarnished brass, and will go away when it gets cleaned, and the horn will look very nice. If you want a Selmer Paris that is almost a Mark VI, and original lacquer, but for way less money, this is a great route. The VII has a similar tone to a late VI, but a little bigger and a little darker. The main difference is the keywork. Mark VII is most comfortable if you have larger hands, like a mens size large glove or larger. The reach to low C and low Bb are farther than average. They’re fine as long as your hands aren’t on the small side, but it’s worth mentioning. Probably not great for a middle school student etc. For that, any other model of Selmer from the 50’s and later besides the VII will have an easier reach on the pinky keys. The VII is a great value though, as it has Mark VI level build quality, a great tone, and holds its value extremely well.

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    Selmer Mark VII Alto Saxophone

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      This is about as close to a new Mark VII alto as I have ever seen. It is currently in line to receive authentic Selmer American engraving from a former master Selmer engraver. It is currently unengraved and in all original condition with original pads as well. There is not a lot to say about this horn: no dents, no dings, no past repairs. There is an extra number engraved by the serial number, and there is a little spot of lacquer wear on the neck. Besides that, it is in practically perfect condition.

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      Selmer Mark VII Alto Saxophone 244831 Excellent Original Lacquer American Engraving Near Perfect

      The Selmer Mark VII, the last remaining relative bargain Selmer-wise, is a very well-built vintage Selmer with a slightly odd left hand pinky table, but it more than makes up for it with quality, value, and tone.  Speaking of tone, the VII alto features the same big, powerful, and deep tone of a late VI alto, and I find them to be very similar (and I really like late VI altos, especially the American-assembled ones).

      This particular instrument has recently been serviced, and plays very well on a mix of older (some original) and newer pads.  It has not seen much use in its life based on how little wear it has, and the lacquer is original and in extremely good condition.  There is no evidence of past repairs, dentwork, or resoldering, and the original case is still in very good condition as well. The ergonomics, although slightly different from a VI (and the following model, the Super Action 80)  in the left hand pinky table and Eb/C spatulas, are easy to get used to, and some players with large hands even find it preferable over a VI. I possess hands of merely average size, but I don’t find it to be different enough that I really notice it at all in playing.  

      All in all, this is an excellent condition alto that plays very well and represents an uncommonly good value for a Selmer.  

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      Selmer Mark VII Alto Saxophone 250xxx Low Price!

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        Here is a unique horn that we got in on trade. It is an early Selmer Mark VII that the owner was using for serious classical playing. He had the alt F# key taken off (you could open it up and put a new one on there for around $100 if you wanted to.) and the same deal on high F#. Besides that, he also had the original lacquer stripped “for resonance” (some people swear by this). The horn is in good playing condition on medium-old pads and does play very well, with a powerful, dark tone. It is heavily discounted because of the mods, but if that’s your thing, you can get an “original” lacquer Selmer Paris alto for under $2k, which you do not often see happen. This should make a good alto for either classical or more commercial settings. It has a big voice and can definitely sing when you need it to.

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        Selmer Mark VII Alto Saxophone 278xxx

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          This is a Selmer Mark VII alto that we got in on trade that was someone’s main player before we got it. It feels good to play, because it is in that sweet spot pad wise where the pads are worked in and really sealing their best. Based on the number of horns I see, this horn was overhauled really well (wish I knew who did the work!).  his is a BIG sounding alto. If you are looking for a great Selmer Paris saxophone well under $3k, this would be a very good option.

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          Selmer Mark VII Alto Saxophone 278xxx

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            This is a Selmer Mark VII alto that we got in on trade that was someone’s main player before we got it. It feels good to play, because it is in that sweet spot pad wise where the pads are worked in and really sealing their best. Based on the number of horns I see, this horn was overhauled really well (wish I knew who did the work!).  This is a BIG sounding alto. If you are looking for a great Selmer Paris saxophone well under $3k, this would be a very good option.

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            Selmer Mark VII Alto Saxophone 309xxx Fresh Overhaul!

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              This is a freshly overhauled Selmer Mark VII Alto saxophone. It was just overhauled by Steve Collins of Collins Hornworks, and it feels GREAT. Steve’s pad work is really good, especially on modern altos like this, so this horn is now in better-than-new mechanical condition and will be good to go for many many years hence. This horn is structurally clean with no dents or dings or resolders. It has cool euro-engraving, which is unusual to see on a Mark VII. This is a nice, clean example of a Mark VII.

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              Selmer Mark VII Orig. Lacquer Alto Saxophone 248700

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              Selmer Mark VII Tenor 245xxx Original

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                This is a player’s horn, which means that it has been played a lot and that it has a lot of lacquer wear. But on the other hand, it is a player’s horn, which means that it really does play well. The pads on this horn are sealing, and it plays as is, but needs an overhaul soon. If it were mine, I would strip the remaining lacquer and get it repadded. It is clearly a good player and deserves to be loved by a new owner now. And for this price for a horn with better build quality than a new Selmer priced 2-3 times this, you can easily afford to.

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                Selmer Mark VII Tenor 272860 Original Lacquer Good Condition

                Great deal on an original lacquer Selmer Mark VII tenor saxophone with early serial and Mark VI engraving! You’re doing great with a Selmer Paris tenor at this price! It’s not freshly overhauled, but hey, you’re into it for not much money.

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                Selmer Mark VII Tenor 292xxx Original

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                  This is an original lacquer Selmer Mark VII tenor that came in on trade. It has an older Emilio Lyons overhaul, and you can still make saxophone noises on it, but plan on a repad sometime very soon. It has had several keycage feet resoldered, and most of the lacquer is gone, but that is because it is a real player. This came from a gigging musician who played it a lot. It includes the original case in fairly good shape. The price is low so that you can get a Selmer Paris tenor that promises to play very well after getting a good overhaul.

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                  Selmer Mark VII Tenor Fresh Overhaul Original Lacquer 244631 Plays Great!

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                  Selmer Mark VII Tenor Original Lacquer Good Condition Great Deal 272768

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                  Selmer Mark VII Tenor Saxophone 249xxx Original and Good Deal!

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                    This tenor is an early Mark VII which has the Mark VI engraving. It is American-assembled, and was one of the first Mark VII’s made. It also includes the Selmer Vanguard wood case. The Mark VII increasingly has a reputation with players as being a solid horn and a good all-around tenor – different from a Mark VI, but good in its own way. To my ear, the VII is naturally louder than a VI, and medium bright with a bigger voice compared to a VI. Tonally, it is not all that different from a late VI (if you have played one in the 230k range for example), except that the keywork is redesigned.

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                    Selmer Mark VII Tenor Saxophone 268xxx

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                      This is a player’s horn, which means that it has been played a lot and that it has a lot of lacquer wear. But on the other hand, it is a player’s horn, which means that it really does play well. The pads on this horn are medium old, and it still plays pretty well after getting several pads replaced and being regulated. If it were mine, I would strip the remaining lacquer and get it repadded. It does promise to be a very good Mark VII. And for this price, you can easily afford to.

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                      Selmer Mark VII Tenor Saxophone 270xxx

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                        This is a nice, clean, early Mark VII tenor that plays great. It is in good playing condition, and it has almost all of the original lacquer intact. One keycage leg has been resoldered, but that’s the only past repair. The pads are older but sealing well, and it plays well, with a big, powerful tone that is cutting when pushed, but more dark in its core sound.

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                        Selmer Mark VII Tenor Saxophone 282xxx

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                          This is an original lacquer Selmer Mark VII tenor that just came in from a customer on consignment. THis horn has most of its original lacquer intact, and it also has a fresh overhaul that feels quite good under the fingers. It has had some dents removed from the bell flare, bell, and a couple from the back of the body. The alternate F# keyguard is also resoldered, and the original neck has been pulled down and repaired. Besides leaving some lacquer loss in their wake, these repairs all were done well, so the horn is in fine playing condition now.

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                          Selmer Model 26 Alto Saxophone Gold Plate

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                            This is an original Selmer Modele 26 alto saxophone in gold plate. This horn has had a little bit of hand polishing but it will look much better with a disassembly and full cleaning. The engraving is ornate and includes a little dragon to the right of the Selmer logo. The gold plate on this horn is almost all there, and there are no dents or dings or past repairs. This horn has old pads and needs a repad to play well, but many people will want it for its collectibility alone, so I will leave it as is for now. It ships in an old Selmer Paris case which may be the original case, and which is in good condition.

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                            Selmer Modele 22 Baritone High F Cool Engraving!

                            Great deal on an original silver and collectible Selmer baritone saxophone!

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                            Selmer Modele 26 Alto Saxophone Original Silver Plate Great Deal! 7899

                            Old pads Selmer Modele 26 alto. Plays wider and wilder than a modern Selmer, kind of like a Selmer/Conn hybrid. Priced super low to sell quickly. Original finish – lyre holder is resoldered. Needs a full overhaul. Plan to completely redo it, and you’ll still have a vintage Selmer for less than the price of a student Yamaha 26 alto.

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                            Selmer New Large Bore Alto Saxophone 1930 11816 Old Pads Good Condition

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                            Selmer New Large Bore Tenor 147xx

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                              Earlier Selmer tenors, like this New Large Bore, are a kind of best of both worlds for many players. The keywork is quite comfortable, and even the left hand pinky keys are light and fast when properly setup. But the tone is much bigger, warmer, and more spread than later Selmers – way bigger sounding than a Mark vi or than any modern Selmer tenor, and approaching the big sound of a Conn (but with Selmer keywork). If you’ve been looking for a deal on an early Selmer tenor, this could be a good option for you. It promises to be a big player with a bit more pad work. I have a used Hiscox Pro II tenor case I can include with the horn as well to keep it safe in a nice case.

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                              Selmer New Large Bore Tenor Mint Overhauled

                              For the player who wants the 10/10 early Selmer tenor, this is a basically mint vintage Selmer tenor. It is 100% original silver plate, which is amazingly nice-looking. It also includes a Hiscox case and a fresh, Matt Stohrer overhaul (Matt has a 2-year wait for overhauls.)There is most definitely only one of these available. Get it before it’s gone!

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                              Selmer New LargeBore Alto Original Lacquer Recent Overhaul 11770

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                              Selmer New Largebore Alto Saxophone Silver 13405

                              Here’s a beautiful silver plated Selmer New Largebore alto saxophone. This alto needs a repad, and the silver has been replated. It’s nearly 100% present now. This will be an excellent alto if you want to adopt it and overhaul it. These New Largebore altos play like a half Selmer half Conn, with a wider, darker tone than other Selmers, but still definitely a Selmer, with a delicate, lyrical ‘French’ core to the sound. If you’ve been looking for a deal on a vintage Selmer, this one will be hard to beat for what you get!

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                            • Selmer New Largebore Tenor Original Silver Very Good Condition 8576

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                              Selmer Omega 162 Alto Saxophone Plays Well Great Deal! 829421

                              Selmer Model 162, usually called Selmer Omega Alto Saxophone. This is one of those sleeper horns that plays well but costs very little. It was designed and built by Selmer USA to look and feel a lot like a Mark VI under the fingers. This one was just cleaned and tuned up by a local shop, and is sold in good playing condition. It’s a very respectable alto saxophone for the price! Better than anything you can buy new in this price range.

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                              Selmer Omega Alto Saxophone Good Condition

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                              Selmer ORIGINAL Gold Plate Tenor Sax 16164B Coleman Hawkins Al Cohn Sal Nistico

                              This tenor is an exceptionally rare original gold-plated Selmer Super Sax in very good physical condition.  Sporting ornate engraving down to the bottom of the bow in a burnished background, the body of the sax is a matte gold plate finish while the keys and interior of the bell are burnished.  Factory gold-plated Selmers are not common, and this is one the few original gold-plated Selmer tenors from this early Super Sax era ever made, and likely one of the nicest still surviving, if there are indeed others still out there.  The keywork is tight and shows very little wear- although this horn shows signs of being used, it was well cared-for and well loved. These tenors were usually artist-owned. The very few others I have seen belonged to Al Cohn, Sal Nistico, Coleman Hawkins, and a few in some of the best collections in the world. Not many others. 

                              This horn has recently been given a thorough check-up and plays well.  I am a big fan of these early Selmer tenors, and this instrument is a good example of why.  It plays with what is arguably the biggest voice of any Selmer, and is one of the few instruments that can give a good Conn of the same period a run for its money in richness.  But the velvety Selmer tone is there along with the fatness, making for a uniquely broad and ballsy-sounding Selmer with a lot more power than most horns. The keywork is quite nice and although of an older style ergonomically, those that play these do not find them difficult or an impediment to technical facility.  

                              The serial number is also interesting: although infrequently seen, the B at the end of the serial (sometimes it would actually say “bis”) is Selmer’s way of denoting that they struck the same serial twice on two different instruments!  So this is Selmer #16164… B. All in all, a uniquely beautiful and rare instrument with the bonus of a historical quirk.

                              The last 7 photos are of some of the tenor greats playing similar horns to this.

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                              Selmer Padless Tenor Original Lacquer Beautiful #29008

                              Pending Sale. Here’s a horn that should be part of any serious saxophone collection. It’s a Balanced-Action-Era Selmer Padless tenor saxophone, built in collaboration between Selmer Elkhart and Buescher, in the late 1930’s. This might be the nicest one in the world, with no damage, no past repairs, original lacquer, gorgeous engraving. Priced to sell!

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                              Selmer Paris 10S Clarinet Set Bb and A 1981 B8658 and B0954 Near Mint Great Players

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                              Selmer Paris 1966 Series 9 Bass Clarinet U9880

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                              Selmer Paris Low Eb Bass Clarinet 1950’s Good Condition Old Pads

                              Selmer Paris Low Eb Bass Clarinet in good condition. I am not an expert on vintage Selmer bass clarinets, but this one is obviously from the 1950’s, and it’s low Eb. Grenadilla wood in great shape, with possibly one repaired crack and no other problems that I see, besides that it has old pads and needs a restoration. I’m open to offers, but I’m trying to price this attractively so you can get it repadded and still come out with a nice professional quality Selmer Paris for an affordable price. The case has some crunched wood in the back right corner, so consider upgrading the case at some point. I’ll hook you up with a BAM France case if you want to discuss options with me.

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                              Selmer Paris Privilege Bb Professional Clarinet Version 1 Mint Absolutely Amazing! Top Shelf

                              On hold for a buyer 2/10/22

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                              Selmer Paris Series 9* Bb Clarinet 60’s R13 / Series 10 Equivalent

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                              Selmer Paris Tenor Pre-Balanced Action Great Deal!

                              Great deal on an early Selmer Paris tenor that sounds like nothing else out there!

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                              Selmer Radio Improved Alto 19xxx Overhauled!

                              This is a beautiful, Selmer Radio Improved alto that still has a lot of its dark, 30’s original lacquer intact, and that also has received a top-quality overhaul with slightly-domed metal TenorMadness resonators. It plays its best now and includes a new ProTec case (or upgrade to a BAM if you want!).

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                              Selmer Radio Improved Alto American Engraved! 20xxx

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                                The Selmer Radio Improved model was only made for a couple of years, and the total number of Radio Improved saxophones of all sizes is somewhere around 2250 total horns. To give you a sense of the comparative rarity, there are about 100 Selmer Mark VI’s for every 1 Radio Improved. They are special for a number of reasons – the keywork is more modern than the earlier Selmers, like the New Largebore, but the neck design is very similar to a Balanced Action. The tone on the altos tends to be similar to an early BA alto, though somewhat bigger and somewhat more spread. Think Desmond on Take Five for a good reference point on tonal possibilities.

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                                Selmer Radio Improved Alto Gold Plate 19xxx

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                                  Selmer Radio Improved Alto Original Lacquer Excellent Condition Fresh Overhaul!

                                  Original lacquer Selmer Radio Improved alto saxophone! This is a rare beauty among vintage Selmers, with a sweetness and beauty all its own. The keywork is comfortable as well, which is why Jimmy Dorsey wanted to keep this style of keywork even after Selmer changed to the ‘Balanced Action’ design shortly after. These are just beautiful players – warm, spread, lyrical, and sweet – most of what you want in a top quality vintage alto. Plus this one is in beautiful original lacquer with minimal past repairs and comes with a fresh, full overhaul! Radio Improved Selmers are very popular these days, and getting more popular all the time, as alto players catch on to the unique tone that you can get on one. This is a great purchase that you will enjoy playing for many years with minimal upkeep, and that will go up in value while you own it. There are not many nicer Radio Improved alto saxophones out there!

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                                  Selmer Radio Improved Alto Original Silver Plate Beautiful

                                  It doesn’t get much better than this rare silver Radio Improved alto.

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                                  Selmer Radio Improved Alto Saxophone 20xxx

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                                    This is a beautiful example of an extensively engraved Radio Improved Alto saxophone, serial # 20xxx. This alto has old pads, and it is waiting in line for an overhaul. The Selmers from this period have a unique combination of rich core tone and a lyrical singing voice that makes them lots of fun to play. It has had one small dent removed from the front of the bow – no other dents, dings or past repairs.

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                                    Selmer Radio Improved Alto Saxophone Relacquered Priced LOW 20073

                                    Price just lowered Feb 4 2019. Nothing is sweeter and more beautiful to play on alto than the Radio Improved and early Balanced Action Selmer Paris alto saxophones.

                                    This horn is hard to beat for the price. This is a desirable Radio Improved alto (of which only around 1500 were made), and it is refinished (relacquered) but besides having received a new coat of paint, it is in good condition.

                                    Looks like there were some small dents removed from the back of the bow area, probably before it was relacquered, and the post that holds the bell key guard is resoldered. Looks fine now. The pads are a mix of older and newer, and it just got a modest playing condition job done before it was consigned. It plays well enough that you can certainly enjoy it. Keys are in good shape, octave mechanism is good, neck cork is brand new. The tone is warm, medium-spread, and rich. Sort of Paul Desmond is the best way to describe it. Desmond played almost the same horn, (an early BA) that was made the next year or so after this.

                                    At this price, it’s hard to beat. Someone is going to get a fantastic alto out of this bargain!

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                                    Selmer Radio Improved Tenor 18xxx

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                                      This is the only original lacquer, American-engraved Radio Improved tenor that I have seen. (The engraving is much more extensive than a typical Radio Improved.) This horn has a fresh overhaul with domed metal resonators and plays HUGE. The price is what I have in the horn. This is one I would be happy to keep for my little collection.

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                                      Selmer Radio Improved Tenor 194xx

                                      If you have been looking for a BIG playing vintage Selmer, this is it. It’s just great! RI tenors like this are *outstanding* players, with a BIG lush tone that is more wide and dark than later Selmers. It is the kind of horn that is just super alive in your hands and makes you want to play and play. It’s very hard to put down. If you don’t mind the new coat of lacquer that this horn got, and you want it as a player, it would really be hard to do much better playing wise. I think that pretty much anyone who played this horn would buy it.

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                                      Selmer Radio Improved Tenor 195xx Great Deal!

                                      Rare Selmer Radio Improved tenor, pro owned, needs a mechanical overhaul, but will obviously be great after that. Priced low for quick sale! This is a great deal.

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                                      Selmer Radio Improved Tenor 19xxx American Engraved

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                                        The Selmer Radio Improved model was only made for a couple of years, and the total number of Radio Improved saxophones of all sizes is somewhere around 2250 total horns. To give you a sense of the comparative rarity, there are about 100 Selmer Mark VI’s for every 1 Radio Improved. They are special for a number of reasons – the keywork is more modern than the earlier Selmers, like the New Largebore, but the neck design is very similar to a Balanced Action. The tone tends to be a lot bigger and somewhat more spread compared to a BA or any later Selmer. So if you are looking for a Selmer core tone, but you are wanting a bigger, more spread, lush tone, then you will find yourself looking for a New Largebore, Super, or Radio Improved.

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                                        Selmer Radio Improved Tenor 19xxx American Engraved

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                                          The Selmer Radio Improved model was only made for a couple of years, and the total number of Radio Improved saxophones of all sizes is somewhere around 2250 total horns. To give you a sense of the comparative rarity, there are about 100 Selmer Mark VI’s for every 1 Radio Improved. They are special for a number of reasons – the keywork is more modern than the earlier Selmers, like the New Largebore, but the neck design is very similar to a Balanced Action. The tone tends to be a lot bigger and somewhat more spread compared to a BA or any later Selmer. So if you are looking for a Selmer core tone, but you are wanting a bigger, more spread, lush tone, then you will find yourself looking for a New Largebore, Super, or Radio Improved.

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                                          Selmer Radio Improved Tenor 19xxx BIG Player

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                                            The Selmer Radio Improved model was only made for a couple of years, and the total number of Radio Improved saxophones of all sizes is somewhere around 2250 total horns. To give you a sense of the comparative rarity, there are about 100 Selmer Mark VI’s for every 1 Radio Improved. They are special for a number of reasons – the keywork is more modern than the earlier Selmers, like the New Largebore, but the neck design is very similar to a Balanced Action. The tone tends to be a lot bigger and somewhat more spread compared to a BA or any later Selmer. So if you are looking for a Selmer core tone, but you are wanting a bigger, more spread, lush tone, then you will find yourself looking for a New Largebore, Super, or Radio Improved.

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                                            Selmer Radio Improved Tenor 20xxx Original Overhauled

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                                              The Selmer Radio Improved model was only made for a couple of years, and the total number of Radio Improved saxophones of all sizes is somewhere around 2250 total horns. To give you a sense of the comparative rarity, there are about 100 Selmer Mark VI’s for every 1 Radio Improved. They are special for a number of reasons – the keywork is more modern than the earlier Selmers, like the New Largebore, but the neck design is very similar to a Balanced Action. The tone tends to be a lot bigger and somewhat more spread compared to a BA or any later Selmer. So if you are looking for a Selmer core tone, but you are wanting a bigger, more spread, lush tone, then you will find yourself looking for a New Largebore, Super, or Radio Improved.

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                                              Selmer Radio Improved Tenor Original Silver Overhauled Excellent

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                                              Selmer Radio Improved Tenor Original Silver Plate from 1935

                                              Original silver Radio Improved tenor that is a big player. If you have been lusting after Frank Kozyra’s silver Dorsey tenor for years (as I have), now is your chance to get the next best thing.

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                                              Selmer Radio Improved Tenor Original Silver Plate Overhauled Excellent!

                                              As I’ve said before, the Selmer Radio Improved is one of my favorite saxophones of all time. I have two tenors in my personal collection that have special engraving, and then this one, which is an outstanding player. I’m putting this one up for sale because it really deserves to be played by someone serious. These horns have such a special tone that is fatter and more Conn-like than a later Selmer (SBA/Mark VI) and that has a much more full sounding upper register than an SBA or VI. But unlike a Conn, this still sounds definitely like a Selmer with a lyrical, ‘French’ core tone and Selmer keywork and build quality. With only 490 RI Tenors made, in total, this is without a doubt one of the nicest ones in existence. I have owned two silver RI tenors over the years, and this one is the one I kept the longest. It has a great overhaul and just got a fresh checkup by Matt Stohrer immediately pre-sale. This is setup for a player who moves a lot of air and is looking for a big, room-filling sound. The spring tensions are a little stiffer than average, so keys don’t blow open, and it has a second strap hook for better balance if you want that. It is currently in a ProTec, but. have some other case options available. The resonators are slightly domed metal, reusable, and the Italian leather pads are by Pisoni, who makes the best pads in the world.

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                                              Selmer Radio Improved Tenor Plays Great! SN# 197xx

                                              Rare, desirable, beautiful, responsive, unique. You will love this tenor.

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                                              Selmer Radio Improved Tenor Saxophone 20xxx

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                                                This is one of those vintage Selmers that is waiting for the right player to grab it and make a career with it. It has a big warm tone, very similar to my personal Balanced Action tenor (29xxx) with lots of resonance and that hard-to-describe quality that makes certain vintage Selmers really special. On the cons side, this horn has been relacquered. It was done really well, probably at the Selmer factory in the 40’s or 50’s judging by the type of lacquer, the color, and the fact that the engraving still looks like original lacquer almost everywhere you look.

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                                                Selmer Radio Improved Tenor Saxophone Original Silver Plate Excellent Condition Fresh Overhaul

                                                One of only 490 Selmer Radio Improved tenors that were made! And certainly one of the nicest surviving examples. The Radio Improved is a personal favorite vintage saxophone of mine. The tone is just very hard to beat. Wide and warm like a Conn, but with a delicate, focused ‘French’ Selmer core to it. The keywork has its own mojo, and you get used to it. It’s fast, but not as fast as a modern horn. If you can only play a Yamaha’s spatula keys, look elsewhere, or take a deep breath and dive down the rabbit hole of vintage saxophone tone!

                                                What you get: Beautiful silver plated Selmer Radio Improved tenor in excellent condition. The only significant cosmetic issue on this horn is the moved strap hook. I had the bare brass spot plated where the strap hook used to be attached. It was moved down for balance, so the horn hangs more comfortably on a neck strap and spares your right thumb some effort. All in all, not a bad move. The silver was pretty tarnished when I bought this Radio Improved, so it was a job to remove the tarnish by hand and get it back looking nice and shiny again. It has a a couple of key guards resoldered (Eb, F#), and the pinky keys have had the plating touched up where the silver had worn off.

                                                It just got a complete high end overhaul using Pisoni (italian leather) pads and reusable slightly domed metal resonators which I love on Selmers. It feels nice and ‘dry’ and snappy under the fingers, and plays with a beautiful, warm, medium dark tone. The response is quick and effortless in all registers. Low Bb is ‘just another note’ and even subtone is nice and saturated all the way down at pp.

                                                I think this horn is going to make someone really happy! If I didn’t already have my own Radio Improved, I’d be keeping this one! Includes a BAM Softpack (hard) case with nice, protective foam and backpack straps. These cases work well for RI tenors.

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                                                Selmer Ref 36 Tenor Saxophone 704608

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                                                Selmer Reference 36 “Flamingo” Tenor Saxophone RARE Near Mint Full Setup

                                                Apparently, this is one of the rarest modern Selmers. Only 40 were sold in North America! This one just got about $500 worth of work on it – basically an overhaul but re-using the hardly-used factory pads. This was bought and kept by a collector. This tenor now plays absolutely beautifully! We took it completely apart, cleaned, oiled, put shellac behind all the pads (the right amount!) and floated them to seal perfectly. Also treated and conditioned the leather, replaced all adjustment materials, corrected the action, and did a full neck fit, lapping the neck tenon in properly, which is crucial to getting the full intended playing experience. This is also the only modern Selmer without a high F# by design. So there really is nothing out there like this horn. It’s darker and more spread than a Ref 54, more like a BA or SBA, but with really good intonation and comfortable ergonomics. It has beauty, tone, rarity, playability, and a very good overhaul all in one package. Only one available!

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                                                Selmer Reference 36 Tenor Excellent Condition Gorgeous! 632686

                                              • Selmer Reference 36 Tenor Near Mint Amazing Plus Fresh Overhaul! 689809

                                                $ 7,250

                                                If you’ve never played a properly overhauled Selmer Reference 36, then you really have probably never played one. They are fantastic instruments, once all the factory pad work is removed and replaced with a good high-end overhaul. We used Pisoni Italian leather pads and reusable slightly domed brass resonators, which is the best combination I know for these. Now this horn is just amazing and effortless to play. If you want a Selmer with some body, instant response, super easy low register, and modern keywork, this is it! Based on the Supreme altos I’ve gotten in, Selmer has done nothing to improve its factory setup, so the new Selmers still need a lot of work when you get them new. This is a chance to get a near mint example of a Ref 36 that has already had everything fixed permanently and that just plays how it should.

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                                                Selmer Reference 36 Tenor Saxophone Mint + Overhauled! BAM / Selmer Case Great Deal 635957

                                                Freshly overhauled and fantastic!

                                                I think that the Reference 36 is the best sounding tenor saxophone that Selmer currently makes. The problem is, hardly anyone gets to experience this, because they come with a poor factory setup. To put it bluntly, new $9000+ Reference 36 tenors tend to need an overhaul even when they are brand new from the factory. They come with several factory setup problems that can only be really solved if you completely redo the overhaul. (They lack real, careful factory pad work, and the thin pads cannot be easily adjusted after the fact either.)

                                                So I just dropped a full overhaul into this mint, nearly new condition tenor so that it will be head and shoulders better than any brand new Reference 36 tenor out there. The pads are now infintely better setup, will hold up way better over time, the neck fit is better, the feel is better, the tone is incredibly better. The result, after spending over $1000 overhauling a nearly new horn is *amazing*. I have been playing this horn for like two hours. Can’t put it down.

                                                 It makes the horn how it should have been in the first place, which is a truly superb tenor. Not exaggerating here. If you’ve been wanting the full experience – rich, full Selmer tone with pad work that makes the horn effortless to play – saturated pianissimo low register notes, fat high notes, perfect tuning – great pad feel – snappy and dry under the fingers – basically as good a tenor as you could buy new today, well, there’s just this one available in the world, as far as I know.

                                                The description: Here is a mint condition Selmer Reference 36 tenor saxophone with its original BAM case.  This horn is cosmetically looks just about perfect. Here is a great chance to own a nearly-new Selmer tenor at thousands off the new price that is better than new in every way.

                                                Once overhauled, these horns have a warm, rich tone reminiscent of the Balanced Action, but they have a lot of their own thing too. Intonation is great, and that ‘lyrical’ focused Selmer core is there. Ergonomics are super great, as you might expect from a new Selmer. If you’ve been looking for a modern Selmer tenor, you would be hard pressed to find a better deal than this one.

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                                                Selmer Reference 54 Alto 710xxx

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                                                  Here is an excellent condition Reference 54 alto from Selmer Paris. It comes the original BAM Selmer case. This horn is in beautiful shape with gorgeous engraving and lacquer, and the tone really is reminiscent of the Mark VI vibe. Intonation and ergonomics are modern and better than a VI, so it’s a great horn for a whole range of people interested in a pro alto. There’s a good reason that these horns are so popular! They have the best tone of any of the modern Selmers (in my opinion).

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                                                  Selmer Reference 54 Alto Excellent Condition Freshly Overhauled 679367

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                                                  Selmer Reference 54 Alto Near Mint + Setup

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                                                    It’s crazy to buy a new Reference 54 when you can buy a nearly new condition, used one, and pocket the difference.

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                                                    Selmer Reference 54 Alto Near Mint 661xxx

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                                                      Here is an excellent condition Reference 54 alto from Selmer Paris. It comes the original BAM Selmer case. This horn is in beautiful shape with gorgeous engraving and lacquer, and the tone really is reminiscent of the Mark VI vibe. Intonation and ergonomics are modern and better than a VI, so it’s a great horn for a whole range of people interested in a pro alto. There’s a good reason that these horns are so popular! They have the best tone of any of the modern Selmers (in my opinion).

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                                                      Selmer Reference 54 Alto Near Mint Condition 673xxx

                                                      This is a near mint condition Selmer Reference 54 Alto. It’s priced WAAAY lower than a new one, and it plays just like new or better.

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                                                      Selmer Reference 54 Alto Near Mint Great Deal! 66xxx 2005

                                                      Near mint example of a Selmer Reference 54 alto. It has been played a little but not much, and is an enormously better deal than buying a new one. These are the best sounding modern Selmers in my opinion, and actually do play similarly to a vintage Selmer, but with more modern ergonomics. Includes the original case as well. Only one available.

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                                                      Selmer Reference 54 Alto Saxophone

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                                                        This horn is in beautiful shape with gorgeous engraving and lacquer, and the tone really is reminiscent of the Mark VI vibe. Intonation and ergonomics are modern and better than a VI, so it’s a great horn for a whole range of people interested in a pro alto. There’s a good reason that these horns are so popular! They have the best tone of any of the modern Selmers (in my opinion)

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                                                        Selmer Reference 54 Alto Saxophone 564266

                                                        This is a great playing Selmer Reference 54 Alto overhauled not too long ago by Ken Beason. If you’ve read around on this site much, you’ll know that I think almost any modern Selmer needs a full repad, at the least, if it’s going to play up to its potential. This one got a complete overhaul of everything, which is the best case scenario. You can buy a new Ref 54 for way more money, and it won’t play this well either right out of the case, or especially a few months later after the factory pad job starts to fall apart on you in a hundred little ways. Harsh, I know, but that’s why used modern Selmers tend to sell so much lower than new ones. However, once you fix everything on one of these, they are EXCELLENT instruments. They’re built to play GREAT, but just need to be setup to play their best after the fact.

                                                        So that’s what you’re getting. Ken Beason is an experienced saxophone repairman and designer, with a great reputation. He makes his own large slightly domed resonators, which is what you get on this instrument. They’re a lot like vintage Selmer resonators, but they give you a bit more punch and volume out of the horn.

                                                        The Reference 54 is my favorite modern Selmer without any question. It’s the only alto Selmer currently makes that tunes easily with a Meyer or other typical jazz mouthpiece. The Series II’s and III’s can be quite frustrating in the mouthpiece department. The Ref 54 is billed as inspired by the Mark VI. It plays beautifully, with a lyrical French core like a good Mark VI, but with a tone that is its own thing. Warm, rich, and full. Tuning is excellent. Ergonomics are hard to beat on any saxophone. It’s well worth the money at this price. This example has some lacquer wear on the neck from use. If that bothers you, you can swap out the neck for a few hundred dollars, and it will look new again, and then sell the old neck for not much less! But it plays great with this neck and this setup, so I’m not messing with success.

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                                                        Selmer Reference 54 Alto Saxophone 713xxx Mint+ Condition

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                                                          Here is like new (or better) condition Reference 54 alto from Selmer Paris. It is in mint condition, as is the original case. The owner of this horn took meticulous care of it, played it recreationally at home, and had the best tech around (Matt Stohrer) do an expensive ($300) full setup on it.

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                                                          Selmer Reference 54 Alto Saxophone Excellent Condition Great Deal! 759265

                                                          This is one sweet Reference 54 alto! It has been completely cleand and tuned up and plays really well. Pro-owned and well cared for, it looks nearly new aside from a little lacquer wear on a couple of keys. There are no dents, no dings, no past repairs, and the engraving and lacquer look really beautiful. I’m including a new BAM case with this horn to keep it safe. It’s the same kind of BAM that Selmer sells with the Reference 54, so it makes sense to put it in this case.

                                                          If you want a modern Selmer, this is the one to get. The Series II and III are good for classical, but for anything else, they can be mouthpiece picky. The Reference 54 is it’s own thing – it works with Meyers and a wide range of other mouthpieces. It responds with more warmth and complexity than the clear, round Series II and III’s. It is nice and snappy and ‘dry’ under the fingers, and the pads are all sealing well and just thoroughly gone through by my excellent repairman. Plus, by buying a really clean used Ref 54, you get a horn that will hold its value excellently, which is the main consideration NOT to buy a new Reference 54. But a clean, beautiful, great-playing used one is a smart buy. There isn’t a more beautiful or better sounding modern Selmer.

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                                                          Selmer Reference 54 Alto Saxophone Near Mint Condition Full Setup!

                                                          Absolutely the best Reference 54 alto on the market right now. This horn is almost mint condition, plus I just dropped the equivalent of an overhaul into it so that you get to play it how it was meant to sound. As you know from reading around on this site, the Reference horns are great, IF you fix all the weird choices that Selmer makes in the factory setup. This horn just had that done, to my picky standards, and now it rocks.

                                                          What was done? Full disassembly, remove every pad, add lots of shellac behind the pads so that they seal well and will seal well for a long time, clean, change the oil, adjust key heights, swap out many of the adjustment materials for better ones/correct ones, and do a full ‘neck fit’ which means laboriously making the neck/body joint seal perfectly all around. Once you fix all that stuff, these are just about the best modern do-it-all altos on the market. Warmer and richer than the Series II and III, and compatible with jazz mouthpieces (Series II and III seem not to like non-Selmer mouthpieces in many cases). Excellent keywork, comfortable ergonomics, fast response, free blowing feel, and great intonation. You could get a slightly cheaper, more worn Ref 54 on eBay or whatever, but then you’d need someone picky to go completely through it to get the full experience, which is expensive, and not even that likely to go right unless your repairman is willing to do all that stuff to a modern horn that already ‘plays ok’ as is. But it’s worth it! Check out the Reference 36 in the tenors section, which has also just been rebuilt, or the Series II alto just below that had a full overhaul and is also glorious.

                                                          Plus this particular horn got a rich, dark lacquer that I have rarely seen on a modern Selmer. I don’t know whether it was a special order or what, but it’s really nice and dark, almost like a 50’s Mark VI.

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                                                          Selmer Reference 54 Tenor Dragonbird Gold Lacquer Plays Great 748525

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                                                          Selmer Reference 54 Tenor Saxophone

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                                                            This is a matte finish Selmer Reference 54 tenor saxophone. These horns come from the factory needing a thorough setup, so when this horn came in, I had to get almost all of the sprung-open pads replaced (and a few others I believe). Good news is that Matt Stohrer did that work, and it now plays and feels better than a new one. His pad work is really precise and snappy, feels great under the fingers, and lasts for a long time. If you’re looking for a good used Ref 54, this is an excellent option.

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                                                            Selmer Reference 54 Tenor Saxophone Near Mint Beautiful! Full Setup

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                                                            Selmer Reference 54 Tenor Saxophone Near Mint!

                                                            This is a nearly mint condition Selmer Reference 54 tenor. I have always loved the look of these horns, and they are among the best sounding modern tenors made. It is a one owner horn and was meticulously kept in near pristine shape. It includes a new BAM Classic case in black, and you can upgrade to a different BAM or Hiscox case if you want to. Get this horn and save thousands over a new Selmer.

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                                                            Selmer SA-80 Series II Alto Excellent Condition Top Playing Condition 662689

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                                                            Selmer SBA Alto Saxophone 47843

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                                                            Selmer SBA Alto Saxophone 51347

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                                                            Selmer SBA Alto Saxophone Excellent Condition 55xxx Original Lacquer Recent Overhaul

                                                            This is a beautiful original lacquer late serial Selmer SBA Alto saxophone with a recent overhaul. It plays really well, with a sweet, centered, lyrical voice, and lots of power. It’s nice and snappy under the fingers, and responds very well too. Minimal past repairs, and the original lacquer is in excellent condition. If you want something sweeter and warmer than most Mark VI’s but with similar ergonomics and intonation, and with even more beauty, then a late SBA like this is for you! Get it now, and it will go up in value while you own and enjoy it. That’s hard to beat. And that engraving!!

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                                                            Selmer SBA Alto Saxophone from 1953 Near Mint w/ Bill Singer Overhaul

                                                            This is as close to a new Selmer Super Balanced Action alto saxophone as you are going to find. This thing is amazing. it came with all original pads, and then it got a full overhaul done by the great Bill Singer in NYC. Bill needs no introduction, but for you international buyers, he works on David Sanborn’s altos among many other saxophone greats. The original metal Tonex resonators were saved and reused on the new pads. This thing feels just like the excellent original Selmer factory setup, only all new. So it really is as good as going back in time and buying a new SBA.

                                                            There are no past repairs, no dents, no dings. No neck damage, bell flare and bow are perfect. The original neck has the matching serial number to the body. The only wear at all is some extremely light scratching on the back of the body tube.

                                                            As a player, this alto is extremely good. It has both the warmth and beauty of an early Mark VI, and the power and projection of a later VI alto. Great intonation, great ergonomics, beauty, dark honey original lacquer. Gorgeous original Chesterfield case with case cover. You really can’t beat this alto if you want something that does it all. Already expertly restored completely and ready to go for a long long time. Super Balanced Action Alto saxophones are going up, and this is one of the best in the world.

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                                                            There are no past repairs, no dents, no dings. No neck damage, bell flare and bow are perfect. The original neck has the matching serial number to the body. The only wear at all is some extremely light scratching on the back of the body tube.

                                                            As a player, this alto is extremely good. It has both the warmth and beauty of an early Mark VI, and the power and projection of a later VI alto. Great intonation, great ergonomics, beauty, dark honey original lacquer. Gorgeous original Chesterfield case with case cover. You really can’t beat this alto if you want something that does it all. Already expertly restored completely and ready to go for a long long time.

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                                                            Selmer SBA Alto Saxophone Original Lacquer from 1946 Fresh Overhaul! Super Balanced Action

                                                            This is a gorgeous original lacquer Selmer SBA Alto Saxophone American engraved and assembled, that is in excellent physical condition AND has a fresh, full overhaul. This horn plays really well, with a lush, wide tone that is medium dark and smooth. The keywork feels great under the fingers – nice and snappy. It has a top quality overhaul, which is very important on a horn like this, and has slightly domed metal resonators, which are similar to the original equipment for an SBA of this vintage.

                                                            The neck is in excellent condition, body tube, bell flare, and bow are all undamaged. The engraving on this alto is particularly nice, and the exposed part of the brass is developing a beautiful matte patina that accentuates the engraving. This is a horn that looks even better in person than in the photos. It comes from a lifelong saxophone player whose baritone and tenor were also stand out players. He really had three excellent saxophones and this one is no exception.

                                                            From a player’s perspective, you get the warmth and complexity of a Balanced Action here with slightly more comfortable keywork (offset stack keys so your wrists are more relaxed compared to BA). Plenty of volume, nice easy, saturated low register, even at very low volumes. Easy subtone. Easy altissimo. Feels like a new horn under the fingers but is better built and sounds better. The price includes a new BAM Classic alto saxophone case at no extra charge.

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                                                            Selmer SBA Super Balanced Action Alto 41532 Relacquered Plays Great

                                                            This was the main alto of a top level gigging musician who just retired from playing after 50 years or so. He went through a lot of horns over the years, and all of the ones he ended up with are excellent! This was the alto that won the decades-long shootout for best alto. It’s a Selmer Paris ‘Super (Balanced) Action’ (SBA) Alto saxophone made in 1950, which many consider to be the most desirable year for SBA’s (though they are all desirable)! Coltrane played a tenor of this, which probably helps them have a bit of a value bump.

                                                            This alto has a sweet, lyrical, moderately focused tone that is warm and medium between bright and dark. The ‘French lyrical core’ to the tone is what I love most about it. It’s challenging to describe tone, but there’s a central, complex thread to the sound that you can easily latch onto that makes these really pleasant to listen to, whether that’s blending with a section, or playing solo. The build quality is of course excellent, and the feel under the fingers is nice and snappy. This sax got a ‘new coat of paint’ along the way at some point – probably in the late 50’s by the lacquer color, and probably by the Selmer factory in Elkhart (same reason), who would frequently overhaul and strip and respray the lacquer at the same time for their customers. It doesn’t really affect anything tonally. But it makes the horn a lot less expensive for you! So if you’re looking for a really nice, clean, beautiful vintage Selmer Paris alto that is better built than anything you can buy today, AND that plays beautifully, has good pads, and will go up in value — and all that for around the price of a new Yamaha, that’s what you’re getting! And this is a particularly good one, as mentioned above.

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                                                            Selmer SBA Super Balanced Action Alto 41xxx Outstanding!

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                                                              This is one of those great vintage Selmer altos that makes you want to play nothing but it. It sings beautifully, with very little resistance and a bigger sound than you might expect. The tone is medium-dark with a rich core and a nice lyrical quality about it. This is what you look for in the best altos- they should sing. The tone is nice across the whole range of the instrument and will not disappoint.

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                                                                This is one of those great vintage Selmer altos that makes you want to play nothing but it. It sings beautifully, with very little resistance and a bigger sound than you might expect. The tone is medium-dark with a rich core and a nice lyrical quality about it. This is what you look for in the best altos- they should sing. The tone is nice across the whole range of the instrument and will not disappoint.

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                                                                Selmer SBA Super Balanced Action Alto Saxophone Original Lacquer 1953 53069 Excellent!

                                                                This is as close to a new Selmer Super Balanced Action alto saxophone as you are going to find. This thing is amazing. it comes with all original pads, and the original metal Tonex resonators are all still present on the original pads from 1953. The excellent original Selmer factory setup feels great under the fingers. If you are going to play this seriously, you will probably want to get either all new pads (reuse the original resonators) or at least replace some pads. But it does still play surprisingly well on the current 66 year old pads. It has a sweet, warm voice with plenty of power. A bit more spread and warm than a typical 50’s Mark VI would be. Darker than any modern Selmer, but with a nice focused lyrical core to the tone. There’s that delicate thread in the center of the sound that you can grab onto with vintage Selmers that makes them especially pleasant to listen to.

                                                                There are no past repairs, no dents, no dings. No neck damage, bell flare and bow are perfect. The original neck has the matching serial number to the body. The only wear at all is some extremely light scratching on the back of the body tube.

                                                                Great intonation, great ergonomics, beauty, dark honey original lacquer. Gorgeous original Chesterfield case. You really can’t beat this alto if you want something that does it all. Super Balanced Action Alto saxophones are going up, and this is one of the best in the world.

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                                                                Selmer SBA Super Balanced Action Soprano Saxophone 1950 Silver Plate Great Deal! 44228

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                                                                Selmer SBA Tenor 54xxx Original Lacquer

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                                                                Selmer SBA Tenor From 1947 Fresh Overhaul!

                                                                Super deal on a Selmer SBA Tenor. This horn got a full high-end overhaul, and it plays effortlessly. If you don’t care that the lacquer is not original, you can save a ton of money and get a great vintage SBA.

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                                                                Selmer SBA Tenor Relacquer 42k American-Assembled Good player old pads

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                                                                Selmer SBA Tenor Relacquered Nice Shape Great Serial

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                                                                Selmer SBA Tenor Saxophone 47xxx Original Silver Great Player Super Balanced Action

                                                                Getting overhauled now! Here is a gorgeous Selmer Super Balanced Action tenor, built in 1952.  It has its original silver plated finish, and it is in very good condition.  The Selmer Super Balanced Action tenor is among the most desirable tenor saxophones ever. And for good reason. It’s the horn Coltrane famously played for many years (up until around 1965), and the horn Branford Marsalis and many others play today. It has the classic Selmer tone that, whether you know it or not, is already in your ears from all those classic Blue Note era recordings. Hank Mobley on Soul Station is one for me among many others.  Point being, if you’ve heard a saxophone on a famous recording, you’ve likely heard one of these. And that is no accident- these saxophones are sublime.

                                                                This beautiful SBA tenor is getting a complete overhaul right now, reusing the original resonators if possible, or using TenorMadness domed brass reusable resonators if necessary. It already plays very well, with the broad and rich Selmer tone that these are so known for. The only damage is a scratch inside the bell flare, probably from a clip on microphone. The bell flare is just a little uneven in that spot when you look at the light reflecting on it. Super minor, but I’d rather you are pleasantly surprised by the horn’s beauty than disappointed at a flaw you didn’t notice.

                                                                The keywork is comfortable and intuitive, owing to the underlying design started with the Balanced Action and honed with the Super Balanced Action that was so inspired it remains the basic template for all saxophones made to this day.  The intonation is excellent (this is one of the later long bell tenors- the early short bell tenors are known for needing a bit of extra attention to low note intonation) and the response is quick and lively, and as the best Selmers do it lends itself easily to any style of music- which is one of the things that sets Selmers apart from the rest.  It is an ability that is in my experience rare among saxophones, and nobody does it better than Selmer.

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                                                                Selmer SBA Tenor Saxophone 49155

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                                                                Selmer SBA Tenor Saxophone From 1952 Original Lacquer Excellent Condition

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                                                                Selmer Series 9* Bb Clarinet R9396 Buffet Barrel

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                                                                Selmer Series II Alto 403860 Great Playing Condition Great Deal!

                                                                This is a great deal Selmer Paris Series II alto with great pads. It has some lacquer wear, from being played a good amount. Unsurprisingly, that’s because it plays really well. Setup is great, response is great. The low register pops right out no problem. Intonation is great, as you expect with one of these, designed and built for classical saxophone literature.

                                                                Compared to buying a new Selmer Series II, this is much better, because it is less than half the price, plus it has better pad work and setup. No past repairs that I see anywhere. And it’s all cleaned, oiled, and feeling dry and snappy under the fingers. If you want to get a great alto that you never have to upgrade, but your budget is on the lower side for a pro sax (relatively speaking), this is hard to beat.

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                                                                Selmer Series II Alto Excellent Condition HUGE Discount vs New 504155

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                                                                Selmer Series II Alto Saxophone 633580 SA80-II Near Mint Condition Great Price!

                                                                Save thousands of dollars getting this beautiful condition used Selmer Series II alto. This instrument has very little wear, and comes to you in excellent condition. Saxophones don’t really wear out if you maintain them, so there’s really no reason not to save a few thousand dollars on a nice used example of one of the most popular professional alto saxophones. You can keep this for the rest of your life and play it. It will hold its value as long as you own it. These are only going to go up in price over time.

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