Please email us at Selmer Serial Numbers — a Fresh Approach Douglas Pipher, June 20, 2017 The existing Selmer Serial Number Chart has been available on the internet for years. Fully restored to perform at peak levels. This prevented breaking which apparently was a problem on Selmer horns at that time. So saxophones may not be numbered sequentially. But, the fact that all the data still existed was like finding a treasure.
In order to tune the same, on the old model the mpc has to be pushed in 1-2mm further. Why is the new chart not 100% accurate? Clearly, there was room for improvement. No engraving on the bell front nor bow. If you need an item faster than this please contact me and I'll do my best to get it to you. The older model is more finnicky with mouthpieces; with some intonation gets worse, with others intonation is better. Magna — from 1956 to 1971, 200,xxx to 350,xxx Other models: Indiana, Imperial, Medalist Even today you can find new horns labeled Martin, though they are Asian made and have no resemblence to the original Martin instruments. In most cases the reason is for the one stated above, but it is always worth checking when buying an instrument.
Beginning with a list of all the actual 1927 sales, they were sorted by serial number. Altissimo is better than any horn I've ever played. We do our best to describe each item with the information we have available. Superba 2s — have straight tone holes throughout the range of saxes plus the Superba 1 soprano. This engraving is a bit more simplistic than earlier engraving such as the 100 model. . Mouthpieces go a little further on the neck, but still, the old one is longer.
He was quickly successful and started reaching the general public. I didn't know if the soprano's were like the tenors and altos as far as people liking a certain serial range. You can see them in pictures 6 and 7. But if I hold back a little on the later model, put on a saxxas ligature, they are very difficult to tell apart. Ai sassofonisti che non hanno a disposizione informazioni storiche persino del periodo più recente. This can lead to what we call transitional models, which have some new and some old features.
Couf Sopranos had no rolled toneholes. In 1885 being married with a family he decided to start manufacturing clarinet reeds and mouthpieces. Most of items in our eBay store are available for wholesale. This allowed the metal thickness to be uniformed for each tone hole and now thinness in the body tubes. We do not want you to be disappointed! Even though the existence itself is fairly rare. In keeping with the French jewelers tradition. But it still functions as it should.
Since we have broad lineup of items and a good stock. Douglas Pipher is a Canadian saxophonist, collector and researcher who has spent the last several years studying Selmer instruments with the goal of improving our understanding of Selmer history through primary research. Wich I suppose is impossible if soldered? Bow soldered directly to body via an expanded section. Horn and case as sold used and as is. The medium bow brought those 2 bands closer together again, though not straight across from each other as they were on the short bows.
This horn is in excellent playing condition as it has been my main performing horn for 20 years. Since I've acquired these two sopranos, my desire to look for something better has completely disappeared. It has some scuffs and wear on the leather edges. Just to say thanks for your advice and lessons. Thanks for the research and chart Douglas! In 1880, at the time he finished the Conservatory, he began his real musical career and was appointed to the French Republican Guard.
Legend: The horns with an altissimo F key are more difficult to play resistant and have intonation problems. If you are unhappy with your purchase you are welcome to return it to me for a refund less shipping costs. With the jubilee celebration saxophones. This also allowed the altissimmo F keytouch to be redesigned. The first alto wasn't until 54875 silver plated, engraved. So he sold me his As-100 Serial 829121.
Case: original Selmer solid wood and leather in great condition. We want to sell gear and we want you to buy from us. My uncle is the original owner that played it until he died about a year ago. The more difficult way is to make an entirely new conical bell. Your post is the first I have heard of this. Seems the first tenor was a 54539, which was a silver plated, engraved European style engraving obviously , with high F oddly enough.