Selmer Paris Hummingbird Reference 54 - 2005 Private Stock - Brand New
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 - Sax.co.uk 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
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
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