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Selmer Paris Hummingbird Reference 54 - 2005 Private Stock - Brand New

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Over the next few weeks we will be selling one of every collectors edition Selmer Paris instruments from our Private Stock (Hummingbird, Kookaburra, Flamingo, Dragonbird & Firebird). Please call or email if you'd like any information about any of these glorious pieces.

Originally produced between 2005 and 2011, this Selmer Reference 54 Alto was part of the “Tribute to Bird” collection celebrating the life of legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker. Each new model produced is uniquely identified by an engraving of a bird representing a different continent. This model from 2005 showcases an intricately beautiful engraving of a hummingbird, symbolising America.

Brand New - Private Stock, Selmer Reference 54 Hummingbird Collectors Alto Saxophone. An extremely rare opportunity to purchase such a rare un-played collectors’ piece.

The Hummingbird was the very first of the Selmer Collector’s Edition run of horns and remains to be the most sought after. Commonly accepted as the best modern horn that Selmer have made hence constant enquires as to their availability. We are extremely proud to offer this horn for sale in a brand-new condition after it has safely been stored away for 14 years. We have put the instrument through our workshop before putting it up for sale to ensure it's playing exactly how it would when bought brand new. Selmer Paris stated that the very best Reference 54 pieces were hand selected to be offered in the collector’s range. They offered these unique collector’s edition instruments, "Tribute to Bird" as a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the death of the legendary Charlie Parker (1920-1955) and a tribute to the innovative approach with which he inspired the world of Jazz.

The Saxophone has impeccable detailing including extra engraving on the body and crook, a plate between the bell and body with a limited-edition serial number stamped for authenticity and various unique key work changes. The Reference 54 Hummingbird comes complete with official Hummingbird case and accessory pack.


• Material: Brass

• Finish: Dark Gold Lacquer

• Key Touches: Pearl

• Neck: Selmer Reference 54

• Engraving: Hummingbird Engraving

• Case: Limited Edition Leather Selmer Case

• Mouthpiece: Selmer Super Session

• Made in: Paris

• 9 Month Interest Free Finance Available on this Product

• Free Professional Set Up & Free Check over within a year

• Recommended for: Professionals & Collectors

Staff Review

This is a truly exquisite horn! As someone who owns a vintage Selmer I’ve always felt at home when picking up a Reference 54, and this sax is one of the best examples I have ever played. The Hummingbird has all the quality and gorgeous tone you’d expect from a Selmer Reference 54, with a wonderfully smooth key action and free blowing response. Thanks to the work of our technicians you’d never have thought that this sax had been sitting in a display cabinet for over a decade. It really is in outstanding condition! Overall this instrument is a pleasure to play, as well as being a magnificent work of art itself. If you fancy owning a piece of Selmer history, then snap this one up quickly because it won’t be around for long! – Oren


  • Free 1st Class Delivery on all orders over £100 to UK MAINLAND
  • Free Next Working day Delivery on all Saxophones to UK MAINLAND (excluding hire saxophones)
  • Competitive International Shipping Rates

Delivery Schedule

We deliver your order right away. Orders received before 2pm are normally shipped the same day. International orders are generally received in under 7 days.

We have a massive selection of goods, although If your item is not in stock, we will back order it for you. You will always be emailed with the option to choose an alternative or cancel your order if you would rather not wait.

Postage Prices Outside of the UK

Simply add your desired products to the shopping cart, choose your shipping destination and the website will automatically assign your postage to the shopping cart.

UK Shipping Guide

Listed below is a guide to our UK Mainland shipping charges.

Category Royal Mail 1st Class Special Next Day Special Next Day (by 12pm)
Saxophones N/A FREE £5.00
Accessories £4.00 £8.00 N/A
Heavy Items £5.00 £8.00 N/A

Postage Within The UK

Royal Mail First Class (Default Shipping)

First Class Delivery aims to deliver within 1 to 3 days of postage but do bear in mind larger items are likely to need hand delivery (sax stands don't fit through letter boxes).

Royal Mail Special Delivery (Next Day)

If your order is placed before 2pm and is in stock we promise to deliver next day. If an Item is not in stock we will refund your additional postage costs and deliver as soon as the goods are available. Over 2kg we use a mixture of regular post (low value items such as bags and heavier stands) & various couriers (usually DPD or UPS) depending on location and value.

Postage Within The EU

Anything under 2kg ships with Royal Mail. Orders amounting to over about £50 ship using a signed for and, if necessary, insured postal service. Orders over 2kg ship with various courier services- again, usually UPS or Fedex. 

Rest Of The World

Any order under 2kg ships in the regular mail (unless otherwise requested at time of ordering). Higher value shipments are sent using a signed for and, if necessary, insured postal service. Heavier items ship by courier - again, we tend to use UPS or Fedex. Please note that, should you want smaller orders by courier (an advisable security measure in some countries) please specify clearly when ordering. This will often incur a higher shipping price which we may have to cover by sending a paypal invoice.

For any order which has shipped with tracking: the full tracking information can be checked using the "my orders" section on our website (a link is on your initial order confirmation). 

If you're based overseas and would like more information on shipping including customs duty, please read our Based Overseas guide located here.


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Goods purchased online from can be returned within 14 days of receipt. This does not apply to products where hygiene is concerned and product seals have been broken (Reeds, mouthpieces etc). Goods purchased through our website cannot be returned to our retail stores.
Please print and complete returns document found here: Return Document and include it inside your package.

  1. You must obtain a receipt with tracking information from the Post Office or chosen courier service. This can be used to track the item(s) that you are returning. We cannot accept liability for returned goods that we don’t receive or for those that get damaged in transit on their return.
  2. In all cases, (except where an item is faulty) the item(s) returned must be in its original and saleable condition. This includes all original packaging that must be undamaged and intact.
  3. All goods will be inspected on return. Where we have to make reductions in price to facilitate re-sale, you will be notified and the cost will be deducted from your refund.
  4. Goods are your responsibility until they reach our warehouse, so please ensure you package them up well to prevent any damage or loss during shipping.
  5. The initial postage and packaging charge is non refundable.

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If you have any difficulty or have any other queries regarding our returns policy, our customer services will be able to assist at or 01892662533.


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