Saxophone/selmer alto

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Hi, I am trying to id a selmer sax that has been in the family for a few years. its an alto with the selmer s logo on the neck. there doesnt seem to be a serial number on the body or neck, but the word 'DUCOL' is on the bell. it is in good condition and plays great. it also has an f sharp key, thank you

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If you will, please look below the bottom thumb hook or on the sides in that area to see if there is more information. A picture of the bell engraving would also help as there are many variations and even fake Selmers. I will research the "DUCOL" to see what I can find.

Jeff "Doc" Frazier
owner/Master Tech - J and J Woodwinds
www.JandJWoodwinds.com

UPDATE: I have researched "DUCOL" and the results come up with family names in several countries and some paint references. Selmer never made an instrument without a serial number. The instrument may be a newer Taiwan horn, hard to tell without pictures and more family history.

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Any questions related to the repair, refinishing and restoration of band instruments (woodwinds and brass).

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I am co-owner J and J Woodwinds LLC, a full service repair and restoration facility locatd in Shreveport, Louisiana. We have been in business since 1985 providing customers worldwide with the repairs and restorations that many will not do!

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Apprenticed under one of the finest repairmen in the business at Williams music in the late 1970's/early 1980's. His brother is listed as one of the top band instrument repair techs in the nation!

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