This is a outstanding Selmer Paris Reference 54 alto saxophone, serial number 666608. The Reference is one of the finest modern saxophones available. These saxophones are manufactured in tribute to the Selmer Mark VI models released in 1954. This particular Reference has a rich dark sound and is very free blowing. Response to air flow is exceptionally fast on the alto. These altos are great in their even balance of resonance from top to bottom. The great response and consistency gives the Reference 54 outstanding flexibility. Pitch is extremely precise as well.
This alto is in beautiful condition and was very well maintained by the previous owner. It has some minimal play wear but has no history of any body work. No dent work and zero re-solders. The alto is also with the original neck and Selmer square zipper case. This alto is currently in the Saxquest shop being set-up. The set-up will include a precise key regulation and replacement of necessary pads and key materials. It will soon be in perfect playing condition.
This is an outstanding instrument for players who have to cover a wide variety of genres. Brand new these instruments sell upwards of $7,000.