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  1. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    I'm thinking of selling my Mark VI Alto (#1621xx, 1968). It's quite unusual in a couple of ways. I bought it when I was in Paris and was able to bring it into the US personally without any damage or disfigurement whatsoever to the horn. It also has no engraving on the bell except for the...
  2. General History
    Please forgive me if I have missed a previous thread; my searches did not appear to be fruitful. I have read a few small books about Sax and the development of the Saxophone. I wondered if anyone has published a history of Henri Selmer (Selmer Paris)?
  3. vBCms Comments
    Félicitations Henri!
  4. Tenor mpc
    Hey guys, primary Tenor player here. I want a new mouthpiece for Tenor, and I'm looking at a Selmer Paris S-80 C*. It's about $170. Good, bad? I'm planning on auditioning soon at colleges for Music Ed or Performance.
  5. Selmer (Paris)
    Hi, I don't play the sax. I was helping with an estate sale and we found this sax tucked away in an attic cubbyhole. I took it to a horn shop to learn a little about it. That is where I got the year and the make of it. The shop owner said it was in great shape and a great find. He...
  6. Classical Saxophone
    Where might I find a list of all the the pieces ever written for the concours competition at the Paris Conservatory?
  7. Selmer (Paris)
    im looking for a new sax for Christmas and am really interested in selmers. the ones ive been most interested in are - super action 80 series ll or lll, reference 54, mark VI, mark VII, and super balanced action. i really need someone who could put these in order from best to worst from a...
  8. Selmer (Paris)
    Hi all we have been recently clearing out the spare room and i found a box that we have never really paid attention to and on searching google are quite surprised. on searching serial numbers it says its a radio improved but early serials say balanced A i have never had anything to do with this...
  9. Selmer (Paris)
    Hi, I 'm buying a Selmer s/n 349xx, been said that it was a Super Balanced Action: http://picasaweb.google.es/omarvn/Saxo?authkey=Gv1sRgCLrjlPzB1YOS8AE&feat=directlink S/n corresponds to 1947 so it seems to be a late BA, not a SBA. But reading eveywhere and looking at some pictures (such as...
  10. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    Hi Everyone, I have 2 old horns that were my grandfathers. I have come here to get advice on what they are worth. I have been doing some research so I have a ballpark but any help anyone can provide would be greatly appreciated. The first horn is a 1935 Selmer Paris Alto. The...
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