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Super Action 80 Serie II Tenor

Super Action 80 Serie II tenor saxophones were released in 1986 and continue to be produced today. They are available in the following finish and engraving options:

Super Action 80 Serie II Tenor
(Model 54,
not Référence 54)
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Polished brass,
Clear lacquered

This is the traditional finish which protects the golden color from tarnishing.


Polished Brass,
Clear Lacquered, Engraved

Same finish as above WITH a hand engraved Bow and Bell.


Black lacquered,

This striking finish comes from black lacquer applied to the body while the keys and the interior of the bell are polished and clear lacquered. Engraving on the bell and bow exposes the golden color of the brass underneath. The whole body is then clear lacquered to protect the engraving from tarnishing


Brushed, Engraved,
Clear lacquered

a.k.a Matte. This subtle but elegant finish comes from the contrast between a brushed, not polished body and keys which are polished and clear lacquered.  Bell and bow are fully engraved and the whole body is then clear lacquered to protect the engraving from tarnishing.



This gorgeous finish is stronger than lacquer and improves tonal brightness and power by virtue of eliminating the high frequency sound absorption of lacquer finishes.

Selmer (Paris) only produce one quality of saxophone, however, the Serie III offers several improvements for just a little more money. For this reason, I strongly recommend the Serie III tenor sax.

Available Saxophones
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in the USA

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