A Selmer trumpet with a serial number of 43417 was made in 1950,
so as of 2013 it is 63 years old. All Selmer trumpets have a serial
number and there is a chart that shows what year the trumpet was
The date of manufacture for the Selmer Soloist B-Flat Trumpet,
with a serial number of 43417, is not listed online. It is best to
call the manufacturer directly or consult a music instrument store
in your local area.
Date of manufacture approx 1972/3.
Selmer Bundy is the name given by Selmer to what was originally
the Bach 1001 (one of which I still play, having bought it new in
the early 1970s).
ML is not part of the serial number but denotes that the
instrument has a medium large bore.