There are no major dents present and several minor dings are too small to photograph. This alto sax has scratches throughout from normal use and lacquer wear is minimal, with approximately 85-90% of the lacquer intact(see pictures). The body and neck share the same 66, xxx serial number, which dates the year of manufacture to approximately 1956. Included is what appears to be the original Selmer wood shell alto sax case(exterior has signs of wear, interior is intact and smells musty, latches work as intended and both handles are intact). The item "1956 SELMER PARIS MARK VI PROFESSIONAL ALTO SAXOPHONE ORIGINAL LACQUER RARE" is in sale since Tuesday, March 19, 2019.This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Band & Orchestral\Saxophones". The seller is "windsunlimited" and is located in Gateway to the Rocky Mountains. This item can be shipped to United States.