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Selmer

United Kingdom amp manufacturer and guitar distributor

1960s Selmer Advertisement

Selmer was one of, if not the most important name in musical instruments in 1960s Britain. It was an offshoot of Selmer Paris, that had been trading since 1928. Aswell as being the major UK and Commonwealth distributor of guitars for the likes of Fender, Gibson and Hofner, it also had it's own brand of guitars Futurama, which were rebranded guitars by Swedish manufacturer Hagstrom and Czechoslovakian manufacturers Resonet and CSHN.

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But the guitar brand most strongly associated with Selmer has to be Hofner. Selmer had been selling Hofner guitars since 1953, but the early 1960s were definitely their heyday. Hofner made distinct (though similar to European models) guitars for Selmer, which were given American sounding names: President, Congress, Senator etc; typically hollow bodies in the style of Gibson, and solid bodies in the style of Fender. These guitars played very well with the American-minded British public who could not afford the American equivalents, priced many times higher.

In the summer of 1967, Selmer also introduced a number of guitars actually branded Selmer: The Emperor, Diplomat, Astra, Triumph and Arizona; all manufactured by Hofner.

But Selmer also produced it's own excellent guitar amplifiers, that, at the time, were somewhat eclipsed by Vox (with their Beatles and Stones product endorsements), and later Marshall. But many of these were actually very good amplifiers and are still well regarded, and used in the studio as great recording amps - such as the Selmer Treble 'n' Bass.

The 1970s were a troubled time for guitar businesses worldwide. Selmer found itself changing hands a number of times, being owned briefly by two separate Gibson parent companies CMI, and later Norlin.

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US ebay listings

Steel Core Case Handle for vintage Selmer Bundy Trumpet Conn Saxophone Clarinet

Current price: $12.00
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Favino Selmer Style Gypsy Jazz Jam Django Reinhardt Vintage Acoustic Guitar

Current price: $5499.00
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Time left: 7d 13h 8m
HOFNER TWEED BEATLE BASS CASE SELMER 60s STYLE NEW NEVER HAD A GUITAR IN IT

Current price: $179.95
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Time left: 12d 1h 55m
1964 SELMER Zodiac Thunderbird

Current price: $5800.00
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Time left: 19d 3h 22m
1970's Selmer Treble 'N Bass 50 Amp Head (SKU 4154CK)

Current price: $850.00
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Time left: 14d 15h 34m
Gitane DG-250M Django Selmer Vintage Style Gypsy Jazz Acoustic Guitar - Natural

Current price: $829.00
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Time left: 19d 2h 41m
NEW GITANE DG-250 Pro SELMER-Maccaferri VINTAGE STYLE GYPSY JAZZ ACOUSTIC GUITAR

Current price: $789.99
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Time left: 16d 3h 40m
D2F® Padded Cover for Selmer Zodiac Twin Thirty Combo

Current price: $79.95
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Time left: 6d 5h 20m
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UK ebay listings

Selmer RSA Truvoice TV10 Vintage Guitar Amplifer - Amazing - Rare - Warranty

Current price: £499.99
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Time left: 27d 16h 16m
Vintage 1960s Selmer Truevoice Bassmaster Fifty

Current price: £275.00
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Time left: 3d 21h 40m
Vintage gypsy jazz guitar oval selmer-type

Current price: £265.00
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Time left: 3d 21h 10m
1964 Hofner Bass + Selmer Case - all original

Current price: £1800.00
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Time left: 24d 20h 40m
Selmer Treble'n'bass 50watt mkIII valve guitar amplifier

Current price: £290.00
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Time left: 1d 17h 15m
Vintage 1970's 2x12 Cab UNLOADED NO SPEAKERS Cut Down 4x12 Kelly Selmer WEM?

Current price: £59.00
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Time left: 22d 14h 21m
Vintage Selmer Thundenbird footswitch copy

Current price: £55.00
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Time left: 22d 12h 53m
Vintage 3/4 Selmer Guitar Hard Case. Faux Snake skin .

Current price: £125.00
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Time left: 18d 19h 13m
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German ebay listings

Sandana Gypsy Jazz Swing Gitarre Django Selmer Maccaferri Vintage 1972

Current price: €599.00
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Time left: 29d 12h 49m
Selmer Zodiac 50 MK II

Current price: €1299.00
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Time left: 7d 10h 45m
70's SELMER MADE IN ENGLAND TREBLE & BASS COMPACT 50R AMP AMPLIFIER VERSTÄRKER

Current price: €1249.00
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Time left: 23d 16h 12m
SELMER ZODIAC 50 MK II/KULTCOMBO AUS DER 60ern!/VINTAGE/WER DAS HÖRT IST GEHEILT

Current price: €1499.00
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Time left: 16d 17h 14m
Selmer Treble and Bass MKIII

Current price: €800.00
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Time left: 9d 16h 47m
Selmer Zodiac 100 Verstaerker mit Box 1969

Current price: €1600.00
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Time left: 9d 7h 46m
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