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Vintage Selmer Paris Mark VI Alto, Serial #187032 - Custom Silver Restoration

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Product ID: 187032MKVIAltSilver


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Beautifully Restored Vintage Mark VI with Gold Wash in the Bell
WOW! A very sweet horn we are happy to offer up courtesy of Saxquest veteran repair tech Chris Funck.  This is a vintage Selmer Paris Mark VI alto saxophone in silver plate, serial number 187032. When we got this saxophone in it had been many years since it had been serviced or played. As such Chris really took his time going through the horn top to bottom making it right before it was sent off to get plated. After the silver plate with gold wash bell (done at Anderson's Silver Plating) was completed, Chris re-did the sax with new blue needle springs, premium Pisoni treated leather pads setup with oversized, seamless metal resonators, synthetic tech cork, and all synthetic compressed gray felt.  As it sits right now this horn is in perfect playing condition and will be for many years to come! 
Physically, this horn is in excellent condition and looks stunning on its brand new silver plating.  The original neck is with this instrument and has never been pulled down. The bell flare and bottom bow are both in excellent shape and have no signs of previous trauma to them.  The bow cap has a few nicks to it but other than that the horn is in great physical condition. 
Sonically, these later VI’s tend to be much more focused and more in tune.  The medium bow configuration allows you ease of playability along with excellent intonation in the bell keys that the earlier iterations sometimes don’t.  The scale on this instrument is exceptional and feels balanced from top to bottom both in regards to pitch as well as timbre. This horn has a lot of focus to the sound but still resonates freely and provides you with a nice fat sound with plenty of projection.  We are excited to offer this premium custom overhaul, if you have any further questions please do not hesitate to call our shop.