My pages relating to Selmer guitars, and so forth. 
These pages are interlinked via the table at left, 
but you can select them individually here, too. 


Background information
An introduction (start here)
Is it a Maccaferri?
Or is it a Selmer?
The Internal Resonator
About Mario Maccaferri 
in English
in French
Selmer Primer
About François Charle
The Selmer Maccaferri book
Manouche-Tone Strings

Discussions about Selmer guitars from the retired Dupont site
- on tinting and purfling details
- on bracing
- on wood choices


the rest of the site
Paul Hostetter, luthier
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 Selmer Guitars
Start here. Some background about this type of guitar 
     ...then go on to some of these related pages...

Is it a Maccaferri? Or is it a Selmer?

Basics of the old Selmer models

Mario Maccaferri's internal resonator

About Mario Maccaferri, in English, written by me 

About Mario Maccaferri, in French, by François Charle 

About François Charle, and the Paris shop of R&F Charle

About François Charle's Selmer Maccaferri book

What about Maurice Dupont?

Strings for these guitars

About Manouche-Tone strings 


About me and the work I doFlip sez go deh!

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