I am interested in the engravings of the European Selmer Mark VI's (specifically Tenor's) and am unable to find a definitive source that provides the different variants throughout history. I wanted to follow up on the discussion in this thread and the commonly referenced getasax article...
Do the type of trees present in the balance action engraving lake scene mean anything? Mine has palm trees but I've seen them with pines too. Were the Euro ones engraved with different trees than American horns or is it something else?
Hello, concerning a Selmer tenor saxophone (ser. nr. 64xxx) I wonder how it comes that the engraving seems so very shallow? Or at least so, when compared to later years of manufacture, please.
Beg your pardon for the, so to say, difficult photos.
Picked up a Buescher TT alto, nothing really super special, but noticed an engraving at the bottom of the bow. It's probably just a name of a previous owner, but maybe something more special. Can you guys make this out. I think it reads F.A. Grintlirer...?
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In addition, since when does the engraving on SX90R(black or vintage) get deeper quiet like pre 100,000?
I'd appreciate some input on how Selmers were manufactured, expecially MkVI period.
People often look to the lettering to see if any buffing is present and if so the horn is declared relacquered.
I've hear that Selmer horns sometimes have a lot more engraving and the explaination was that...
Just got this back in the mail yesterday after sending the horn to Jason DuMars for engraving. I requested some old norse style patterns to kinda match the theme thats already on the horn. This is the sort of hybrid that he came up with. I'm absolutely thrilled with it. I highly recommend his...
Okay, I have a curved red and gold soprano saxophone
it was simply bought of ebay as a fun type of thing, but id like to identify the brand
all it has is an ebgraved alto-clef on the side
also, the saxophone seems to be the wrong way round. for example, if you lie it on the ground, bell to the...
I'm interested in picking up a king cleveland tenor and found one on craigslist. I asked the serial number, and the seller said that they could not see it (seems to be worn off?) but that it had the image of a clock tower in the engraving...
Any idea what period this would be? or what...