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  • 1971 SELMER Mark VI Alto Saxophone, silver-plated, 195xxx

    This Mark VI Alto Saxophone comes across as a lively one. Silver-plated, it also cuts a good figure optically even though the silver is worn from some of the keys, something that, rather than detracting from its countenance, enhances its charm. It doesn’t at all look its more than 50 years-of-age, because the silvering is still largely intact and no major dents or damages are recognizable – it has evidently made it so far without accidents. There are signs of wear here and there, but that only shows that this Mark VI Alto has been played!

    When I played it for the first time, I was surprised at how quickly cascades of notes flowed out of it, i.e., its excellent response is both impressive and captivating. After extended playing, I get the feeling that what I’m dealing with here is an expressive instrument urging its way to the forefront, maybe as 1st Alto in the horn section or to the virtuoso soloist spot, standing alone in the limelight, front and center-stage.

    Please excuse my preference for silver Saxophones – it’s merely a subjective bias that in no way disparages the quality of other surfaces. This Sax just happens to be a special treasure longing to get into expectant hands.

    Are you looking for your personal Saxophone? Make an appointment with us, avail yourself of our experience, and compare different SELMER Mark VI models from our large SELMER assortment.

    Of course, like all our Saxophones, you can also order it via our Online Shop and try it out at home. If you do not like it, you are welcome to send it back to us and you will be refunded the purchase price.



    Alto Saxophone




    Mark VI




    silver plated


    In stock