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    Selmer Mark VI: The Legends of the Legendary Legend.

    by  • November 8, 2011 • Selmer

    Legend: 5-digit serial number horns are the absolute greatest Mark VIs for a variety of reasons. Me: This legend comprises a bunch of stuff. Let me try to take it from the top. I first want to mention that this is primarily about altos and tenors, though: all other pitches of the Mark VI...

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    The Selmer Mark VI Tenor: Comparison Pics

    by  • July 25, 2011 • Selmer

    If there are ALTO comparison pics, we have to have TENOR pics, too. As with the alto page, I’m not quuuiiite finished, yet. I also won’t be doing this for the other pitches or the Low A Alto because those horns are considerably less common, so I don’t have enough pics to show.

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    The Selmer Mark VI

    by  • July 11, 2011 • Selmer

    First, a little note: there is so much to write about on the VI, that I’m breaking stuff down and trying to get a section of stuff ready at a time. In other words, I’m going to update this article a few times and add pictures and other goodies.

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    The Rebuild of Selmer, Part 2: 1922 to 1925

    by  • April 24, 2011 • Selmer

    First, allow me to repeat myself: According to the official Selmer website, www.selmer.fr, the first saxophone built by Selmer was a Series 1922, released on December 31, 1921. Now I get to confuse everyone. The first horns that Selmer produced were very likely the Series 1922 (albeit engraved “Serie,” like the current Super Action...

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    The Rebuild of Selmer, Part 1: Before 1922.

    by  • March 28, 2011 • Selmer

    Let me start writing about Selmer saxophones by … not writing about Selmer saxophones. According to the official Selmer website, www.selmer.fr (requires Adobe Flash plug-in), the first saxophone built by Selmer was a Series 1922, released on December 31, 1921. However, if you click the button to look at the picture on the Selmer...

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