This Selmer Mark VI Silver Tenor Saxophone 1950’s Serial #M71245 is in mint condition. It has been completely re-silver plated and looks perfect. It has just come from the shop where it was also cleaned, adjusted and repadded so it plays beautifully. There are no dents on the horn or evidence of any major repairs. The serial number is M.71245 making this a 1957-58 vintage tenor saxophone. Above the serial number is engraved ” Made in France Brev. S.G.D.G. 920653 ENGL PAT 632799 US PAT 2940640 US PAT 2710558″. The engraving on the bell is beautiful and still crisp. The words “Brevete France & Etranger” is engraved at the top of the bell followed by “Henri Selmer Paris” engraved in laurel leaves. Engraved after that is “Fabrique en France par H. Selmer & Cie Place Dancourt Paris Selmer New York Elkhart London Made in France” with the R trademark sign. All around the words are swirling leaves down the bell. “Mark VI” is engraved on the top back of the body. There are also the words “US Patent Pending” and “US PAT No. 2.710.558” on the band where the bow meets the body. This tenor saxophone comes with the original “H. Selmer Paris” neck with a matching serial number. It is in great condition and has no evidence of a pull down. It also comes in a new Selmer case. No mouthpiece is included. Finding a Mark VI in mint condition is getting harder and harder each day don’t miss your chance to own one today.
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