Re: Mark VI Laquer
man ur a lucky guy to be in a position where u've played and are able to choose between several 5-digit mark vi's.
i wouldn't think worn lacquer would make much of a difference. i believe it is just appearance.
so, to my point, i wouldn't worry about lacquer wear. i'd jus play them and pick the best horn for you. ur a lucky guy, with some good choices. have fun!! ( i wish i were in ur situation ;) )