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I own a tenor that plays about 10 -15 cents flat compared to the rest of the horn on every note that uses the octave vent on the neck. It's a Selmer Reference 54. Any thoughts on what might be causing this problem? The distance between the 1st and 2nd partial in the overtone series appears to be about 10 - 20 cents short of a pure octave.

Do you think it could that the octave vent on the neck is drilled too small?

It's probably not an embouchure issue.
I would suggest pushing your mouthpiece on further and relaxing your embouchure, especially the lower notes.
 
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