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Vintage Selmer Paris Original Lacquer Mark VI Alto Saxophone, Serial Number 188522

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Product ID: 188522MarkVIAlt


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Players Special – Mark VI Alto 1971
This is a vintage Selmer Pairs Mark VI alto saxophone in original lacquer, serial number 188522. These later Mark VI altos are ideal for the professional players looking for an outstanding pro horn with out venturing into the ultra high Selmer price range. This particular saxophone was professionally owned, played and maintained over the years. Like any pro horn worth its salt it shows the history of plenty of performances. 
Sonically the alto is a warm and free blowing player. It is noticeably more centered and focused then the very early vintage of Mark VI altos. This allows for more sonic flexibility and control consistency across the entire range of the instrument. We've just finished completely restoring this alto in all new premium firm leather pads, fitted with original style brown plastic resonators. It has been cleaned, precisely adjusted, and ships in perfect playing shape.
The body of the saxophone is in very solid condition. It does show some history of past solder repair to a few of the lower key guard feet. Its body tube, bow, bell and bow cap are all in fabulous condition. The saxophone does include the original neck as well. The neck is in very good condition. 
If you are looking for a real deal Mark VI alto at a great price point this alto is perfect. It already has a history of being professionally owned and played and is ready for a new home. Sax ships with original Selmer wood hard case.