Selmer Paris 72 Reference 54 Dark Lacquer Mark VI Inspired Alto Saxophone

Sale price $6,199.00 Regular price $6,869.00

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Selmer Paris 72

For sale is a Selmer Paris Reference 54 dark lacquer alto saxophone!

This is a prime example of the gorgeous Ref 54 alto.

These horns have recently been discontinued and production has completed.  We have this 1x open box model left that we are selling.

This horn is a fresh from the manufacture however its an open box model with some light surface scratching and smudges, as well a few marks on the outside of the case.

That being said this horn ships with full manufactures warranty and has a full life time of playing ahead.

This is the full retail kid with case, mouthpiece, ligature, cap, end cap, neck strap, cloth, etc.

If you have been looking for a Ref 54 these are getting very hard to find so please buy and pay confidently!

The Selmer Reference 54 is a professional saxophone inspired by the Mark VI model released in 1954. It integrates the Mark VI's legendary acoustic characteristics with innovative, modern key work, and better intonation. A favorite among jazz saxophonists, the Reference 54 offers a rich, full sound with an even scale and great ergonomics.

The keywork of the Selmer Reference 54 saxophone utilizes a modern, ergonomic design. This instrument comes complete with shaped flight case, Selmer Paris S-80 C* mouthpiece, cap and ligature, and care products. Join the legions of jazz saxophonists that have rediscovered the sound of the legendary Mark VI and have made the Selmer Reference 54 their horn of choice. The Reference 54 takes its inspiration from a 1958 mid-70,000 serial number Mark VI. It plays and looks like a vintage Selmer, including longer bell to improve intonation and a dark lacquer finish.

Tech Specs

Acoustics: Reference body style-full sound
Necks: Reference bore
Construction: ribs
Body material: Dark gold lacquer over yellow brass
Mouthpiece: S-80 C*
Mechanism: compact key positioning - closer to the body and directly under the hand
Range: high F# key
Front F key: spatula
Left-hand thumb rest: plastic
Right-hand thumb rest: metal adjustable
Adjusting screws: high 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 plastic resonators
Hand-engraved bell
Shaped flight case

From the moment you place your order the process starts ASAP and the gears begin turning so please buy and pay confidently!

Most orders are ready to dispatch and typically ship within 24 to 48 hours, and many times we can get them out DAY OF purchase. If you would like to feel confident when purchasing feel free to message over and we can tell you the exact time table for your horn as well share with you if the horn is shipping from Sax Stable headquarters, or direct from Conn Selmer’s horn vault.


The Sax Stable is unable to accept returns or exchanges of any merchandise, instruments or accessories regardless if they are sealed in the original manufacturer's packaging material. Sax Stable honors and is capable of processing manufacturer’s warranty claims on items purchased through the Sax Stable. In the event of a shipping anomaly occurring it is necessary for the customer to retain all original manufacturer's boxes, packaging and any materials provided by the Sax Stable. Please refer to Terms and Conditions of sale for more information. All sales are final and binding with no return or exchange as written.

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