Selmer Reference 54 Alto

Alto Saxophone Reference 54

  • Patinised finish
  • Centred sound, full of overtones
  • In the style of the Mark VI from 1954
  • Selmer Soloist C

Further information

Finish body Patinated
Finish Keys Patinated
Body Brass
Gravure No
Additional Bocal No
Resonator Pad Plastic
Case Yes
Case with Backpack System No
Mou Yes
Strap No
Wiper (Body) No
S Arc Wiper No
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Superhorn

JP2101, 01.01.2014
Have the good piece now almost 2 years and must say, the purchase has paid off and is still worth it!

Since a review of a saxophone in my opinion is often very subjective and saxophone dependent, I will describe here my experiences with the sax.

To the sound:
Can be used with the right mouthpiece for all styles.
It should be noted that not all intervals are 100% -tig - but is often a "problem" of the Reference54 Altos. This will always remain up to a certain range after the saxophone has been reset twice.

For processing:
Had to return to Thomann shortly after the purchase, since the cork at the S-bow not properly sealed - The Thomann service solved the problem ... Only annoying that something like this happens in such a price category.

Features:
The saxophone is immediately ready to play - belt, mouthpiece (Selmer Super Session E), cork grease, wiper, molded case (but only provides the necessary space for the accessories - can not place notes in the suitcase). I have added this set with a cleaning cloth and an S-bow wiper.

Others:
The paintwork takes a vintage look slowly despite normal care. Especially on the octave flap and the palmkeys the varnishing takes over with the time - is however only apparent, if one looks very exactly.

Conclusion:
A super horn, but you should also have some experience to compensate for the intonation problems.
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He is still the king.

Néstor Andrés, 03.02.2014
Before buying I tried to advise myself and everyone agreed that it is the best sax in the market in general, it has everything, a clear and deep sound in all registers, tuning, easy to play and besides is nice, so friends I am delighted and convinced That the rumors about this sax are true, safe purchase that is also valued over the years.
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Selmer Reference 54 Alto
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5.399 €

Alto Saxophone Reference 54 Patinised finish, Centred sound, full of overtones, In the style of the Mark VI from 1954, Selmer Soloist C

  • Finish body: Patinated
  • Finish Keys: Patinated
  • Body: Brass
  • Gravure: No
  • Additional Bocal: No
  • Resonator Pad: Plastic
  • Case: Yes
  • Case with Backpack System: No
  • Mou: Yes
  • Strap: No
  • Wiper (Body): No
  • S Arc Wiper: No
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5.099 €

Reference Alto Saxophone Dark gold lacquer with Reference engraving, High F# key, Centred sound, rich in overtones, in the style of the Mark VI from 1954, Selmer Soloist C

  • Finish body: Gold Lacquered
  • Finish Keys: Gold Lacquered
  • Body: Brass
  • Gravure: Yes
  • Additional Bocal: No
  • Resonator Pad: Plastic
  • Case: Yes
  • Case with Backpack System: No
  • Mou: Yes
  • Strap: No
  • Wiper (Body): No
  • S Arc Wiper: No
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