Selmer, Cigar Cutter, Tenor Saxophone
An excellent condition Selmer "Cigar Cutter" Tenor Saxophone, which is a commission sale for Clarinets Direct. The last owner is the well known musician, Paul Harvey. Paul was for many years Professor of Clarinet and Saxophone at the Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, in Twickenham. He was also the author of the "Saxophone" in Yehudi Menuhin series of music guides.
This Tenor was sensitively re-lacquered by Pete Snowden, and the lacquer is in generally fine condition, with only some slight wear at the base of the rear, see picture 7. Please select & hover over the photos and examine them in close up. This example has S/N 17578. The pads are all used tan leather, but in very good condition & sealing well. It comes with a Buescher m'piece, & in a robust case with a reed cutter.
With this m'piece the instrument responds with a warm, woody tone, an excellent intonation. Paul used this Tenor with most of the major London orchestras in a long and successful career. it is an outstanding example, in excellent condition