It's always great to have a good Selmer MKVI Saxophone in stock. Here we have a late (1974) model with lacquered body and keywork which is original.
This Alto feels like a classic Selmer; the light but positive key action, the ergonomic layout that rewards you when playing faster passages of music and the responsive and flexible tone. For us the MKVI Alto is a real go-er of a Saxophone, it can fly when pushed yet it can be played very subtly. We know of classical and jazz players using these professionally and it's suitable for all genres in-between as well.
The classic Selmer sound is present on this example and it's in nice overall condition with just some light aesthetic wear which is to be expected on a horn that is 45 years old, but there is certainly nothing untoward and actually it's very clean in terms of the lacquer and plating.
Many people speculate about the 'best year' for vintage Selmers, in our opinion (having tried literally hundreds of these over the years) it's something of a wild goose chase. We prefer to treat each instrument as it comes, we've tried amazing early and late models and some instruments that are from 'classic' years which we think don't perform quite as well.
In our eyes (and ears!) this is a very nice example of this classic model and would welcome you down to the shop to try it out - Or, if that's not possible we can arrange a home trial period.
- Selmer MKVI Alto (1974) Lacquer body and Keys
- Fully checked and set-up in our workshop prior to sale
- Great condition, some minor aesthetic wear
- Try in store or at home on 14 day approval
- Supplied in original Selmer case
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