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Selmer Reference 54 Alto Saxophone

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Selmer Reference 54 Alto Saxophone
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Price: £3,920.00
Availability: Usually dispatched from stock
Model: SXA/SEL/REF54

Selmer Reference 54 Alto Saxophone

The Selmer Paris Reference 54 alto goes far beyond the spirit of the Mark VI. It takes all the finest qualities of a great VI and adds the kind of ergonomics and scale players of that era could only dream of.

The Reference saxophones are truly built in the spirit of the Mark VI and Balanced Action saxophones of decades past, but they have taken their place as integral entries in the saxophone market. Constructed in the same brass alloy as the Series III, they are quick responding with a full sound. They combine the quick response of the Series III with the resonant properties of the best Series II saxophones. The key ergonomics are also greatly improved over generations past.


Acoustics Spirit of the Mark VI and/or Balanced action - solid centered sound
Necks Enhanced Reference bore
Optional necks (varies by instrument type)* Sterling silver (tenor models only)
Range High F# key
Construction Full ribs - durable (alto model), mini-ribs-quick response (tenor models)
Brass Special brass alloy with higher copper content
Mechanism Compact key positioning - closer to the body and directly under the hand
Front F key Pearl
Left-hand thumb rest Plastic
Right-hand thumb rest Metal adjustable
Adjusting screws High E & F, G# key, F#/G# lug, F#/G#, adjusting bar, low C#, low B, side C, side Bb
Pivot screws Tapered
Needle springs Blued steel
Pads Treated leather with metal resonators
Finish Dark gold lacquer, (Also available - Brushed matte lacquer & Rose gold lacquer)
Optional finishes None
Engraved bell Yes
Mouthpiece Selmer Super Session D (alto model) Selmer S80 C*
(tenor models)
Selmer Reference 54 Alto Saxophone
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