This is a fantastic Selmer Paris SIII alto saxophone in gold lacquer, serial number 648922. The SIII is a top shelf choice for some of the worlds finest saxophonist. They are sought out for the amazing playability, precise pitch, construction and versatility. The SIII is manufactured with comfortable modern key work to high F#. It also showcases an additional harmonic mechanism to improve response in the upper register o the instrument.
The previous owner of the alto put a decent amount of play time on it while taking good care of it. It shows some light scratching along the back of the bell as well as some other typical cosmetic play wear here and there. The saxophone has no history of major past dent work and has never received any solder repairs in the past. Its body tube, bow, bell, bell flare are all in great shape. This alto does include the original Selmer SIII neck. The neck is in good condition and has never been pulled down.
This alto is currently due for some needed TLC and service. As such it is currently in line for a a professional set-up in our shop. While the horn is in our shop it will be completely disassembled and cleaned followed by the regulation of the keys and replacement of all needed materials. It ships out in perfect playing condition on its original leather pads and metal resonators.
Instrument includes Selmer Paris Vanguard wood hard case.