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  1. Clarinet
    I recently picked up a Centered-Tone era (50's) Selmer Bass Clarinet. It was obviously well cared for and, after a few minor adjustments, it feels and plays great. It also has great intonation. Throughout its range, most notes are within 5 cents of the average tuning and none is off by more...
  2. Selmer (Paris)
    Hey everyone, Now i just dont get it. Ive heard so so many people say the Mark VI is the best sax ever made. So many companies are modeled after the mark VI but there isnt the actual mark VI being re-made. The Reference 54 is supposed to be the closest to the mark VI since the mark VII came out...
  3. Other Woodwind Repair, Maintenance & Modification
    Hi, I have a 1934-35 silver Selmer Paris Bb clarinet and it needs to be repadded, overhauled, and all that. Any suggestions on which pads to use, especially given the sound characteristics that go along with a metal clarinet? Personally, I'm mainly a sax player, and don't have the personal...
  4. Selmer (Paris)
    Hey Guys! so i just had a gal drop off some old Sax's at the music shop i work at in New London CT, ones an old '62 Mk VI and this 1976 silver plated Bari that id like to learn some more about as i am unfamiliar with details on these old baritones, ive heard rumor that although they started...
  5. Selmer (Paris)
    Hey All, Just looking at these baris makes my eyes water. They are absolutely gorgeous. The true question is with all that beauty is there sound just as good? Anyone have any experience? Possibly comparing Series 3 to Series 2 or other Selmer Baris currently on the market? Recordings would be...
  6. Selmer (Paris)
    I have recentally received a selmer mark vi from a friend he used it from 1st grade to hs and was first chair and even traveled to france with his band. It is in pristine condition original pads which are working fine and laquer is 100% music store owner said it was better than his and amazing...
  7. Selmer (Paris)
    Hey fellow Selmer lovers... I have a treat for you. This baritone is to my knowledge the earliest known Balanced Action of any size, and certainly the earliest BA bari. In my years I have only seen a handful of true balanced baris, so this one is beyond rare. Also note the engraving, which...
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