During the mid-1960s optional keywork was offered, including the rare 'Concert' model with a high F , right hand G , D to E flat trill key and C to D trill key using the E flat palm key. It's wonderful to play and so much sonic color can be drawn out of it. I always planned on stripping the lacquer off, but never got around to it. He has passed away now but he was a pretty knowledgable repairman and craftsmen……. We ask that you please look at all pictures carefully and read the descriptions thoroughly. But has scratches and normal wear throughout. With permission, we have printed the results of his research below.
In Elkhart, the instruments were engraved, lacquered, and padded, and the matching serial number stamped on the neck. Although the dates in these charts are reasonably accurate, there may be some discrepancies for various reasons. This can lead to what we call transitional models, which have some new and some old features. Selmer lays the foundation for a new visual identity of the instrument, while keeping intact its sound conception and the creativity of its ergonomics. It is said that they play similar to the later Mk. It seems unlikely that every new model was introduced exactly at the beginning of a new year. This prevented breaking which apparently was a problem on Selmer horns at that time.
The base metals would have to be melted down and completely reforged in order to be used for musical instruments. . Nickel or silver-plated keys with a lacquer-finish body were offered among the French-assembled horns. The early models had no high F key and were keyed to high Eb. It ranges from a very mellow early sound to a brighter bolder tone. You may wish to alter spring tensions and so on. I would love to see this chart broken down by year also.
Yellow Brass material guarantees the body with durability. Maybe you need to get some work done on the horn. He was the original owner and it is in excellent condition as it hadn't been used much. Or it could just be that Selmer wasn't resting on their laurels and were experimenting. We are unable to give exact delivery times, but generally packages to Europe can take 2 - 7 days, outside Europe 4 - 14 days. For a few years the Superbas were available in black lacquer.
Steve, Just want to say thanks for all you are doing for all of us. No one knows why Selmer made the changes. Whether you are playing jazz or classical music or anything in between. This horn has been lovingly taken care of. If you are wanting to sell your Selmer saxophone, we are always buying vintage saxophones. The pads have plenty of life left in them.
Handcraft Troudador — From 1930 to 1933, 100,xxx to 110,xxx Handcraft Imperial — from 1933 to 1935, 107,xxx to 114,xxx. Lo strumento si presenta molto bene ovviamente rispetto all'età Non ha scromature, graffi, ammaccature di rilievo. No engraving on the bell front nor bow. Needless say it has improved my playing. Powered by The free listing tool. The original pads with lacquer on the edges are visible in the photos.
And there are no dents or dings anywhere in the sax and they are a monster players. The neck socket uses a cheaper version with the music lyre being separate about 3 inches lower. Do not confuse them for additional shipping charges. Model Start End 1 1904 750 1920 750 1922 4,450 1926 4,451 1926 14,000 1931 11,951 1928 18,700 1935 14,000 1931 28,000 1939 20,900 1935 35,800 1947 27,000 1938 30,000 1941 33,401 1946 55,200 1954 55,201 1954 378,000 1985 231,000 1974 315,500 1981 315,501 1981 378,800 378,801 1986 unknown unknown 2001 unknown Images, sounds, and text used herein may have their own copyright and most are used by permission. Kenny G play a 81xxx, almost 82xxx. I couldn't find any info on Breckers soprano. The style of engraving on the bell of the instrument is an indicator of the place of assembly.
Keywork specifics are different — lengths of segments of keywork, quality of finishing, etc. Next, they were grouped into serial number ranges of 100. At least from 111,xxx to 141,xxx, 1935 to approx 1938. Beginning with a list of all the actual 1927 sales, they were sorted by serial number. This horn has a nice full sound and a great dynamic range. Between the 5300 and 7299 range, most of the saxes were sold in 1927.
All the work was done in our Exclusive Selmer Paris Pro Shop. This overhaul also includes diamond tone hole leveling which allows us to use a higher end. Offers of purchase are welcome and will be considered. Pics tell the rest of the story! These fees are normally collected by the delivering freight shipping company or when you pick the item up. Martin was an immigrant from Germany in that year.
The toneholes were fairly thick compared to regular drawn toneholes and they were also beveled. The original case is included along with the key. Wich I suppose is impossible if soldered? Please inform me that you want to return this item within 3 days of receipt and make sure it gets to me within 14 days. I am a real person and happy to talk about saxophones. Insurance included International bidders- Must email for shipping quote prior to placing a bid! This tenor is 100% original finish and pads. These later horns apparently sounded much different from earlier models and have a brighter tone.