serial number and year of make

fishlips

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I've just bought myself a second hand tenor sax - Selmar Paris series III. Can you tell me where I can check the serial number to find out in what year the instrument was made. Serial number 6 digits starting 585---

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Saxlicker

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Your best bet would be to contact Selmer directly.
I can only find serial number charts up to 490,000(1992) which appears to be before the introduction of series III.
So you are post 1992 for sure and I think the series III came out around 1999. I'm fairly sure Selmer will help you.
 

Phil Edwards

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Yes, I normally use Don Macks charts but trying some random numbers beginning 585 (bit hit and miss I guess) you get an error. Give your number a try, you'll probably get the same. Give them a call direct - they might be able to help

http://www.donmack.com/SelmerSaxophones/SelmerSerialNumber.asp

regards, Phil
 
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daveysaxboy

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Forgive me your's is from year 2000 to 2001, i got your serial number mixed up:confused: been a long day.
 
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