Selmer, Mark VI Alto Saxophone
A Selmer Mk VI Alto saxophone, which is a commission sale for Clarinets Direct, and has been last owned by a fastidious collector. The Alto is in excellent condition. The original lacquer is in very good condition with only minor light scratches & good coverage. The keywork, rods and screws are also in very good condition. This instrument was recently serviced, in May 2020, and has all pads, corks and felts in excellent condition. The receipt for this service will be included with the instrument. The serial numbers are 94112, which dates to 1961.
This is a superb example of a Selmer Mark VI Alto from the ‘Holy Grail’ five-digit production era. It responds particularly well in lower dynamics and to subtleties of articulation. It demonstrates a classic Mark VI sound and tone quality in all registers - very balanced and harmonious. The supplied case, is a modern Selmer in very good used condition.