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I currently use a Selmer AS210 Alto but have been offered a fairly good deal, only $1800 for an Antigua ProOne Alto. I am wondering if it is significantly better than my Selmer to be worth purchasing. I played it and thought it sounded great, better than my Selmer, but I'm not sure how much of that was mental, expecting it to sound better.

The Antigua is one of the first 100, number 76 to be specific, and it even comes with certification. The guy selling it to me told me that this should increase its value with time. True or unlikely or false?

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Thanks..the future value was never really a consideration, I was just wondering how much bogus he was feeding me to get me to buy it.

I bought it today and definitely think it was worth it.

Funny thing is I got it for cheaper than my Selmer.

Should suit my purposes, I am going to college this year and will probably play in a campus band or something.
 

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I've had the horn for about a month now. It plays only slightly better than my selmer in normal registers, but anything lower than an e at the bottom of the staff or higher than a d above the staff it plays fantastically better. My selmer would get poor response, and still does when I play on it occasionally, but the pro one plays great, way more control. Also, I've been practicing overtone series for several months now and i wasn't making much progress on the selmer (usually only getting to the third overtone on Bb B and C) but now I can get to the fourth overtone on Bb B C C# and D. Seems like it comes easier on the pro one. Hoping I can play altissimo soon
 
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