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  1. Selmer (Paris)
    I have been offered a very nice Selmer SBA and would like an estimation if it comes with original lacquer or not. Thanks. It was assembled in Paris and has a High F# Key. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/vg4x0pq0wvz3um6/AACzWTbQ8Xj-OaQT4L0MiDQwa?dl=0
  2. Sax vs. Sax, Mpc vs. Mpc, etc.
    I started this comparison in a German forum, and we had a lot of fun guessing and commenting, so I'll share it with this community. Horn are a 2006 Inderbinen, a French 1956 Selmer Mark 6 (stripped) with a numbered 67xxx neck and a French 1949 Super (Balanced) Action. Mouthpieces are a...
  3. Advice on Buying or Selling a Saxophone
    Hi, I am in a situation where I will likely need to sell or trade my rare Selmer Super Balanced Bari with a Low A. I have a couple of interested parties already but I am having a hard time figuring out the value since there is so little sales history on these horns. It's been maintained and...
  4. Selmer (Paris)
    Hey everyone, I just got a late 55xxx SBA tenor this weekend. It plays well, and there's nothing wrong with it, just a curious question: Is my sax a "transitional" between SBA and Mark VI? It does play a bit like some early Mark VIs I tried in the same shop. Serial number it says M 55xxx, if...
  5. Sax Body and Finish
    I've been a frequent visitor to SOTW but this is my first post. I have seen from other posts that sax lacquer vs. plating debates tend to get quite heated an I am not really interested in rekindling those debates. However here is my question, like a lot of people I'm looking to purchase an SBA...
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