1924 - Modele' 1924 Serial No. 957 shown in folder
1924 (late) - Modele' 22 Serial No. 980 known to exist
1930 - New "Large Bore" models
1931 - First Super Models manufactured; often referred to as "Cigar Cutter"
1935 - Balanced Action model
1947 - late 1954 - Super Action Saxophone
1951 (late) - First Low A Baritone Saxophone
1954 - Mark VI
1975 - Mark VII
1981 - Super Action 80
1986 - Super Action 80, Series II
The first Selmer clarinets were made in 1890. By 1900 Selmer was also manufacturing
Alto Clarinets, Bass Clarinets, Flutes, Oboes, and English Horns. In 1904 Henri joined
with his brother Alexandre to form H. & A. Selmer. Alexandre was an accomplished
clarinetist and was able to help Henri while a clarinetist with the Boston Symphony. Henri
died in 1941; Alexandre in 1951. At about 1918, George Bundy retained the rights to
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While Selmer manufactured Mark VII Alto and Tenor saxes they continued to make Mark VI Soprano and Bari saxes for some time.
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