from Adolphe SAX to Henri SELMER

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Two hundred years ago Adolphe Sax was born. For nearly a century Henri SELMER Paris has risen to the challenge of this great inventor – to adapt and evolve the saxophone for the modern day – now introducing the LIMITED EDITION ALTO SAX.
A perfect synthesis of the multiple sound possibilities and varieties of timbre that the saxophone can offer. With this instrument Henri SELMER Paris reaffirms their mastery of traditional instrument making combined with an inventive force rooted in modernity, continuing along the path of the work of Adolphe Sax.
An exceptional saxophone, the LIMITED EDITION ALTO SAX makes use of the past to prepare for the future, always in tune with the present. This new model is exclusively sold in outfit with its limited edition mouthpiece, case, grenadilla wood plug and the « Sax Revolutions » DVD.


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LIMITED EDITION ALTO SAX

• A neck octave key inspired by the ‘Modèle 22’

• Pearl thumb rest
• Octave key spatula inspired by the ‘Balanced Action’ (*)

• A U-shape body/bell brace inspired by the ‘Model 22’

• Wire key guards inspired by the original ‘Adolphe Sax’ instruments

• A new key guard design

• Pearl rollers
• Nickel keys inspired by the original ‘Adolphe Sax’ instruments

• A limited serial number 




A mouthpiece profiled with a metal ring, signed ‘H. Selmer’.
• Round chamber
• Opening: 1.45mm.