The neck does have the Selmer logo. Beautiful condition with ornate engraving on the bell Excellent playing condition - tested prior to listing - plays great - no leaks Outstanding pads and springs No DentsWonderful intonation and a very warm sound due to the heavier metal used during that period High F sharp keyPearl KeysIncludes original SELMER case - leather on main handle is cracked but still working and side handle is a chord/ropeSaxophone was very well maintained and cared forSaxophone was confirmed by Sax Quest in St.
Information on side of Bell reads as follows. Brevete France and EtrangerHenri Selmer Paris Fabrique en France par H. Selmer & cléPlace Dancourt Paris SelmerN.Information on the bottom back side reads as follows. No 383.098Engl Pat No 11.824US Patent No 2.090.011M56558. Needs 1 minor repair : the low C key guard on the right side has come loose. Very easy and very inexpensive to fix.
Does not affect performance of the saxophone. Great Gifts for the Holidays... The item "RARE 1954 SELMER MARK VI Silver Tenor Sax SN 56xxx 1 of 1st 1500 Mark VI Ever" is in sale since Tuesday, November 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Band & Orchestral\Saxophones".The seller is "jsr-tradingco" and is located in La Quinta, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.