Please scroll to the very bottom for 300+ pictures of the saxophone! Im honored to present for sale Selmer Mark VI 86xxx holy grail Michael Brecker tenor sax with gold plated neck!Wow this saxophone the full package. This horn is a dream scenario 86xxx serial number making it one of the most collectible Selmer to exist in the world! Michael Brecker played a Selmer serial #86,351, putting this saxophone within hundreds from the goats horn! This saxophone comes with its matching 86xxx serial numbered neck that was gold plated! This neck was plated in gold after the factory.
Since the price of gold is so extremely high, getting any pieces of a saxophone gold plated is a very costly thing to get done. Its an extremely lavish and luxury option.
There are not to many horns out there actually gold plated! This saxophone was fully overhauled with a fantastic top tier overhaul with high end pads and flat metal resonators. This horn is currently playing top to bottom, up and down, left and right. This saxophone is EXACTLY what your hoping for out of a horn like this.
This horn plays LOUD and PROUD with an authoritative firm sound that's so flexible and whimsical. These serial number horns are known for being some of the best playing VIs ever made. One toot on this horn and it becomes instantly apparent that this horn has those exact loud powerful and buzzy characteristics one hopes for out of this serial number. While this is a very expensive and collectible horn this horn is extremely used and vintage with some 60 years of use on it.
Throughout the horn is a fair share of scratches, Knicks, dings, dents, fleabites, patina, metal wear of various red and green colors, engraving wear, lacquer wear, repair marks and all sorts of used anomalies associated with such a played used instrument. There were only 1000 saxophones made with the prefix serial number of 86xxx. Out of this 1000 horns total were soprano, alto, tenor, baritone..There were really only so many 86xxx tenors. Out of those horns many of them have pickups on the necks, patches, missing pieces or necks. Many of those horns were lost to the times, destroyed or what not. So if your looking for a horn of this serial number there really aren't that many options out there. The item "Selmer Mark VI 5 Digit Tenor Sax Michael Brecker 86xxx BLACK FRIDAY SALE" is in sale since Wednesday, August 28, 2019.
This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Band & Orchestral\Saxophones". The seller is "saxstable" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
The sax neck was gold plated AFTER the factory. The neck was modified with gold plating at some point after the factory!