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    What about the high #F

    As some of you might know, I have recently bought an old soprano Selmer mrk. VI soprano saxophone, but I can not find the high #F. I could buy an Oleg coversion option, but there must be other...
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    Rob Flemming, Thanks for sending the pictures....

    Rob Flemming,

    Thanks for sending the pictures. That is indeed a very beautiful soprano saxophone. Does it have rolled toneholes, like my Alto and Tenor ?
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    Funny enough that this reply should turn up...

    Funny enough that this reply should turn up today!!

    I have been rehearsing some tunes for a gig next week, and just for the fun I tried my old Martin 1925 Soprano, and my wife said, that it was...
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    Kohlert..... What a coincidence, I have just...

    Kohlert.....

    What a coincidence, I have just returned from a business trip to Chicago, and on the way back I was wondering how a Kohlert soprano would have sound. I bought some years back a Bixley...
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    The choise of a saxophone is very individual. The...

    The choise of a saxophone is very individual. The music shop I use use told me the other day, that those who are playing soprano as their secondary instrument normally sell, and buys a more modren...
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    Hi Quintin, The question in this topic was...

    Hi Quintin,

    The question in this topic was what soprano should I buy.

    I ended up buying a Selmer mrk. VI soprano from 1968.

    So why this question?

    :?: :?: :?:
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    Michel Ward 2, thanks for the greetings. I am...

    Michel Ward 2, thanks for the greetings. I am really pleased with my mrk. VI soprano, it is very close to my old Martin, but just a little "that better"

    Height wise:

    My Martin "Handcraft" is...
  8. Sorry for asking a stupid question :oops: The...

    Sorry for asking a stupid question :oops:

    The facing on Selmer mouthpieces, (As I have never owned one until now, as it came with my mrk. VI soprano) where is that written on the piece ?

    Is it...
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    Thank you JMac, I spend some time cleaning the...

    Thank you JMac,

    I spend some time cleaning the saxophone, after I got it home. Some small places were missing laquer, and was instead covered with brown nail-paint. So I had very carefully to...
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    Dear all, Surprise!!, :D :D Yesterday I...

    Dear all,

    Surprise!!, :D :D
    Yesterday I was offered a 1968 Selmer mrk. VI original laquer saxophone. I tried it today, and two hours I bought it.

    It felt so natural in my hands, - oh yes,...
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    Thank you all for very kind replies, I got a nice...

    Thank you all for very kind replies, I got a nice list to work through. It is not because I am rich, that I state money is not the issue, that is just a matter of saving up, as I have done ealier...
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    Which soprano should I buy

    I am a late bloomer, started with Alto, then changed to Tenor, and then soprano. So far I have a Buescher TT goldplated 1924 straight, good sound but difficult to play, I have a 1925 Martin straight...
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    The cork stopper has been added by the Selmer...

    The cork stopper has been added by the Selmer factory, because the brace underneath is extended to match with the cork stopper. It has the usual "S" surrounded by blue color, and the H. Selmer Paris...
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    Spare Selmer neck

    After having bought my mrk. VI Tenor 82.xxx, the seller offered me a spare neck, which I later bought. When examing it closer, it is slightly lighter than the orginal neck, and behing the hinge for...
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    I have been using a WJ case for my mrk VI for 2...

    I have been using a WJ case for my mrk VI for 2 years now, never had any issues with the quality, the case has taken beats and bumbs, but it has never affected the horn. I belive that the internal...
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    Indian saxophones are pretty easy to spot. They...

    Indian saxophones are pretty easy to spot. They have no mother of pearl, but instead a red paste that has been pressed into the key. The leather pads are red as well, and the design of the saxophone...
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    Neck for Martin Bari Committee wanted

    :D

    I am desperate to get a neck for my Martin Bari, even one that needs some repair. Neck wanted for my Malerne bari as well.

    Please mail to bomeyer@adslhome.de

    Regards

    bo
  18. Too many mouthpieces ?

    In my humble opinion, players (including myself) are looking for the ultimate mouthpiece.

    It does not excist !!

    What excist is that you work and work and work with your mouthpiece, and...
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    Hi Paul, I am guessing that there is a time...

    Hi Paul,

    I am guessing that there is a time line in the numbering system.

    I have in my collection 1 Soprano Master Link metal, (Produced in a very limited numbers) that has the number A 75
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    :D I have for a long periode been playing Tenor...

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    I have for a long periode been playing Tenor Meyer Bros from the 40´s with large chamber. I have been looking for more edge in my sound, and then I found a Berg Larsen "Duck Bill" from the 60´s...
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