1972 Selmer Mark VI "Euro" Alto
- Year: 1972
- Make: Selmer
- Model: Mark VI "Euro"
- Status: SOLD
- Finish: Original Lacquer, Silver keys
- Serial Number: 199,xxx
(Photos recently updated after assembly; new neck cork pending)
#199k, Finish: silver plated keys, Original Lacquer body. In excellent condition. I bought this from the original owner. It was well loved as you can see. Originally marketed for the European market, these Mark VI's had a different engraving, and also the silver plated keys! Three 'cons' to mention: There was a resolder to the Eb guard foot, and some small marks near the palm keys from internal wear (photo name: "...After018"), and C guard feet with minor dents removed. Otherwise, she's as pretty as the photos.
CASE: I am looking to upgrade this one to a nice Protec, or equivalent that you can help choose. I also have the original that we should discuss.
REBUILD: This one received an upgraded rebuild. Black Saxgourmet Roo pads ($100); Pisoni, nickel plated domed resos; and our WWS Premium Upgrade ($299).
$100 pad upgrade
$299 WWS Premium
= $1223 value + taxes(TBD on location?)
TONE: [Selmer tone] all day! - We assembled this sax to be able to do more than just 'quiet jazz'. This setup will be towards a Lead Alto sound and great for solo work and rock/blues players.
Sounds Files to enjoy:
Track 1: Actual Sax! in a "blind" comparison...
- 1.ALTOs-BLIND-4x: Selmer Mark VI #199k, The Martin Alto #169k, Olds Super #1319, King Zephyr Special #223k6:11
- 2.ALTOS, SBA_VI_SDA1:53
- 3.ALTOsBlind - VI-THC-ZephyrSpecial-Co5:12