Category Archives: SELMER Gallery

1947 Selmer Model Jazz NO.687

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This guitar was purchased for the JWC Guitars Ltd Historic Collection from Francois Charle in Paris. Originally purchased by Jean Beuscher for his Paris  Shop at Rue de la Motte Piquet in 1947. It was sold that year to an unknown Client who left it to his Son who subsequently sold it to Francois Charle in Paris. The guitar is in absolute original condition and has 2 small soundboard top cracks which have been professionally repaired and has also had a fretboard refret.

SELMER MODELE JAZZ, FROM THE 4-BRACE 500 SERIES 1940/1941 SERIAL NO.501

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This guitar was aquired from Nils Solberb in 2011 as a switch for a ’D’ hole Orchestre with resonator (Selmer NO.197).  Fapy Lafertin was the previous owner of 501 and it was used almost exclusively on his CDs during the 1995/2005 period.  An  incredible sounding guitar from the same period as Django’s famous guitar.  JWC guitars have bult a faithful replica.    

SELMER “ROUND”HOLE ORCHESTRE SERIAL NO.441

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Selmer roundhole Serial No:441 is one of a very few original roundholes that have surfaced and the guitar has a very full and projecting Selmer sound. The guitar resides in the Netherlands and JWC Guitars Ltd are currently building a Selmer 441 Modele based on all dimensions and details taken from the original guitar.