293,700 - 307,399 1957 41,070 - 43,972 1918 1151 1905 He went to his head metallurgist, Poindexter James, who concocted a special hard solder formula, consisting of silver, tin, antimony , and lead. Two valves depress and rebound properly, and one is slow to rebound. Starting in 1918 they moved their operations to Elkhorn, Indiana. The slides are stuck. Ending Friday at 8:13PM PST 2d 16h. I have read that this model is considered a pro level cornet. 154,200 - 154,699 1943 Contact. Selling or trading an instrument is certainly possible. The chart was researched by Felix Jungschlaeger, and contains not only the serial numbers and year of production, but also some key points about the company, and information about the horns that the Frank Holton Co. produced. Marching Brass - Band Instruments. 529,900 - 535,199 1975 The only thing engraved into the bell is the name Holton in block-like letters. From either 1929 or 1930 according to the serial number and the Holton website. 467,100 - 483,099 1969 140,100 - 151,299 1941 Holton confirms that the serial number of the guitar is “555292”. 58,500 - 59,499 1921 The cornet plays very well. And, as far as I've seen on other instruments, the "Frank Holton & Co." trademark was dropped in 1966 and after that they just said Holton. 120,600 - 122,899 1937 In 1942, Frank Holton passed away. 1. The mouth piece with it is a Vincent Bach Corp 5C, if that helps. 403,351 - 435,999 1966 1902. Okay, I have read many, many articles about the Holton sax and I am no closer to knowing how old mine is or what it may be worth....HELP! Referring to LaPorte's post 732 in the registry thread, your 5456 is the earliest recorded 5xxx serial number. All slides pull and the valves work well. Serial Number. HOLTON - Elkhorn (1918-1925) No Description Available SOPRANO SAX; ALTO SAX; SOPRANO SAX. The following is presented to assist in locating serial number lists and/or other information useful in dating Brass Instruments. HoltonLoyalist.com is not related in any way to current manufacturer of Holton instruments; the Conn Selmer Company. Frank Holton & Co. 326,100 - 337,599 1960 When was your Holton 179 french horn made if the serial number is 686877. They … All tuning slides are operable and are greased. 92,800 - 97,199 1927 It produces the centered tone sought by all players. Ending Friday at 8:13PM PST 2d 16h. ! 21,100 1914 . 9474 1910 43,973 - 47,600 1919 In 2008 they were bought out and production moved to Elkhart, Indiana. 115,000 - 117,299 1934 The trumpet has a serial number of 314446 on it which makes from around 1958. Serial Number Year Manufactured 1927 was still a boom time, although some were beginning to see signs. Search. From the serial number collection above you can see that the numbers range from ca. I'm not sure when this was but it's probably a reasonable bet that the clarinet logo would have changed at the same time as the saxophone logo so this could set your upper bound on date of manufacture (assuming that the available serial number lists are accurate, which is a bit of a crap shoot). An Index to Serial Number Lists. U.S.A. w/ Case. Free Serial Numbers According to Wikipedia, Frank Holton was the founder of the Holton Instrument Company in Chicago in 1898. 254 1902 1 1901 There are numerous serial numbers lists for Holton instruments on the web today, so the list below I’m not confident on who to attribute this list to. Years: 1915 - 1918 Serials: 1 - 1200 (1 specimen). 1901. The trumpet does come with a mouthpiece that is also a Holton Collegiate. Great vintage cornet from Frank Holton of USA. However, if you have a dated receipt of a horn’s serial number, please contact us through the link in the header so we can add more detail to this serial number list. ). ... Holton Super Collegiate Cornet Trumpet Serial #339651 Elkhorn WI. I think it was made in Japan. Serial #5xxx dates to 1920, not 1922. 220,500 - 232,599 1951 1. 558,936 - 1980. Pre owned Clarinets . Sales were slipping. Rare Frank holton sousaphone tuba Serial number 99415. According to Horn-u-copia.net the sousaphone was built in 1928. the next connection is 6 1/4" in diameter. Dealer Locator; Covid-19 Resources; Search. Holton had two-digit model numbers before being acquired by Leblanc in 1964, so that gives a pretty good starting point. According to the serial number list I have for Holton instruments, this serial number would put it at 1929-1930. I have a rudy wiedoeft frank holton number on back is 30267 L P With mouth ... Buescher Eb Alto Sax "Low Pitch" SN 25052 (1915) King Marigaux Paris Eb Alto Saxophone. 232,600 - 243,349 1952 Gold Plate Soprano SN: 19567. it measures 26 inches in diameter. HoltonLoyalist.com is not related in any way to current manufacturer of Holton instruments; the Conn Selmer Company. Any idea of value? The guitar also comes with a letter of provenance from Frank Holton, who bought the guitar from Al Hendrix in 1999, and sold it in 2018. Founded in Chicago when Frank Holton opened a small instrument shop in 1898, The Frank Holton & Co. grew to one of the most influential instrument manufacturers in the first half of the twentieth century in the US. 70,000 - 70,549 1920 The first flutes were made in 1856 after agreeing . The original business was a used instrument shop owned by Frank Holton, a trombone player, in Chicago, Illinois, started in 1898.The firm built brass instruments for ten years in Chicago, then in Elkhorn, Wisconsin from 1918 until 2008, when production of Holton-branded instruments moved to Eastlake, Ohio. 0 bids. 1903. 12,402 1911 1887: York and Holton ceases operations, though was not closed out for many years. The Frank Holton Company of Elkhorn, Wisconsin is one of the earliest saxophone makers, with the Rudy Wiedoeft model being the most famous model that they produced (the Elkhorn being one of the more infamous). As for the mouthpiece question, that's a tough call. Holton - Chicago. 198,300 - 210,299 1949 Holton History. With playing characteristics similar to the Farkas H179 Horn, the Holton H379 features a .468-inch bore combined with a 12.25-inch large throat nickel silver bell for a dark sound with a centered tone and projection. 1901. Holton Vintage Brass Trumpet . 476. 254. 101,400 - 105,199 1929 of Band Instruments. 536,000 - 455,749 1967 The serial numbers on the Holton saxes can be misleading online. Circa 1926. Vintage Frank Holton & Co Trumpet with 2 Mouthpieces and Case, Accessories- READ. The Holton H379 Series Double Horn is an artist-quality instrument at a popular price. Search. Cornet. View the repair department. 1927 makes sense historically, too, since the serial numbers needed to begin before 1932, the year of Frank's death AND likely prior to the crash of 1929. $319.99. 1904 Holton Harmony … Serial numbers. Frank Holton 1921 Horn, Trumpet or Coronet? in Brass Instruments. Frank Holton & Co. 1885: Sousa Band trombonist Frank Holton partnered with JW York, a former apprentice to Louis Hartman and Henry Esbach in the Keat/Graves/Wright tradition at Boston. 269,000 - 281,399 1955 476 1903 47,601 - 49,817 1920 Click here to view. 254. 1 sold, 0 available. Contact. 122,900 - 125,849 1938 117,300 - 118,599 1935 ALTO SAX. This can be a good investment like buying art. 524,600 - 529,899 1974 After performing professional engagements with Sousa’s great band, Frank Holton opened up a small shop in Chicago in 1896, selling second hand instruments and his secret recipe of Electric Oil trombone slide oil. 373,700 - 388,949 1964 Holton - Elkhorn. Instruments. There are numerous serial numbers lists for Holton instruments on the web today, so the list below I’m not confident on who to attribute this list to. Holton had two-digit model numbers before being acquired by Leblanc in 1964, so that gives a pretty good starting point. Has recently been serviced. 519,300 - 524,599 1973 132,800 - 140,099 1940 Note: - these serial numbers should be taken with a 'pinch of salt', the accuracy is doubtful. $149.99. $549.00 - A collector's joy - The Frank Holton Company operated in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, USA. Condition: Used, MPN: Does Not Apply, Brand: Holton See More. 111,099 - 113,899 1932 I have a Frank Elkhorn silver sax. Signet Eb Alto Sax by Selmer #510495. These added features take the one- time beginning musician to the next musical level. Also, the comment in the serial number chart about #1200 being the highest Chicago serial number is out of date. Tell us, If … All information and images copyrighted by the respective owner. I am the original owner (got it when I was 9); it is in excellent condition. Adams Musical Instruments - Experience the Sound of Quality. 1896: Holton starts a mail-order business selling his “Electric Oil” slide oil for trombones. Zoek uw serienummer van het merk Frank Holton & Co. om de leeftijd van uw instrument te bepalen. Serial Number. To shopping basket. Holton History. Frank Holton& Co. Cornet Holton-Clarke Model Serial number 59410 This cornet is in playing condition. Dealer Locator; Covid-19 Resources; Search. 315,700 - 326,099 1959 The log book shows the serial numbers jumping around quite a bit for the Selmer/Adolphe Sax saxophones. 20,807 1913 Holton’s history. Serial Number: Year Manufactured: 1: 1901: 254: 1902: 476: 1903: 526: 1904: 1151: 1905: 1872: 1906: 3345: 1907: 4630: 1908: 6071: 1909: 9474: 1910: 12,402: 1911: 15,950: 1912: 20,807: 1913: 21,100: 1914: 31,622: 1915: 33,671: 1916: 37,909: 1917: 41,070 - 43,972: 1918: 55,000 - 55,249: 1918: 43,973 - 47,600: 1919: 55,250 - 57,040: 1919: 47,601 - 49,817: 1920: 57,041 - 58,499: 1920: 70,000 - 70,549: 1920: … It is a B-flat cornet, Holton-Clarke model serial #57825, made of silver plated brass with 3 piston valves.Inscribed on the bell: The log book shows the serial numbers jumping around quite a bit for the Selmer/Adolphe Sax saxophones. 108,400 - 111,049 1931 Title: VNTG Frank Holton & Co. LP Trumpet w/ Case - USA Item Attributes Brand: Frank Holton & Co. Model: LP UPC: n/a Serial Number: 72847 Made In: USA Year: 1921 Case Measurements: 22" x 8" x 7" CONDITION:Used. Item is in acceptable used condition. 542,000 - 548,429 1977 I've heard from Joe Uebelacker, who has a King C-Melody s/no 34xxx. Years: 1918 - 1925 Serials. Unfortunately, these horns have questionable intonation at best, odd keywork and tinny sound. Dedicated to the generations of high skilled persons which created, and the players which performed on instruments of the Frank Holton & Company; Makers of High Grade Band Instruments. 76,100 - 81,000 1923 Holton TR158. or Buy It Now . The serial number is 11129X and no mouthpiece is included. Comes with a mouthpiece! I had not one minute of break-in time. If not from there, possible German. This horn is a standard BBb sousaphone made by Frank Holton in Elk Horn. 73,200 - 76,099 1922 Recently acquired it at an auction. Serial number is 953XXX and the receiver is engraved"HOLTON" Valve block is stamped"T602P USA" This trumpet has fantastic smooth quick valves- Holton makes some of the best valves in the business and these valves are as smooth as butter! Mouthpieces Bass Clarinet . Where is the serial number? French Horns Home; French Horns ; French Horns. They will not be eligible for the combined shipping discount. Conn-Selmer Videos Frequently Asked Questions Purchase an Instrument Serial Numbers Warranty Information. The Frank Holton Company of Elkhorn, Wisconsin is one of the earliest saxophone makers, with the Rudy Wiedoeft model being the most famous model that they produced (the Elkhorn being one of the more infamous). 62,200 - 62,899 1925 85,900 - 89,849 1925 0 bids. PicClick Insights - Holton Trumpet W/Case Model T602 Serial Number 586341 PicClick Exclusive Popularity - Very high amount of bids. This section includes a collection of both typical and unusual models of french horns that we’ve seen. Saxophone.org - created by saxophone players for saxophone players. 281,400 - 293,699 1956 Holton alto sax. Read through the Holton serial number registry thread and you will see that there are Chicago made Holtons with 5xxx serial numbers, including one of mine. or Best Offer. 15,950 1912 Gold Plate Holton Alto SN: 34780. . It was left to me by my deceased father several years ago and has been in my closet ever since. 63,300 - 63,549 1928 0 views, 0 views per day, 1,187 days on eBay. 210,300 - 220,499 1950 In 1939, Frank Holton sold his company to Fred Kull, a company employee. With case, without mouthpiece. 154,700 - 154,899 1944 Vintage Frank Holton Trumpet! He wouldn't be starting a new business initatives in the depression. Unable to make the rent at times, Holton was known to pawn instruments at a shop on Clark Street between 1898 and 1900. Back to the overview. Mine is #5565, and it has pearl key touches. 118,600 - 120,599 1936 Trade your instrument! Features an active saxophone forum, buy sell trade your sax, saxophone museum, sax teachers and more. 535,200 - 541,999 1976 1872 1906 3345 1907 This cornet was made by Frank Holten & Co. in Elkhorn, Wisconsin in 1921. 526 1904 My Eb King Alto Saxophone. More. or Best Offer. 254,100 - 268,999 1954 Holton serial #s are quite a mystery, but using a little extrapolation, my numbers can help, assuming Holton sax production was minimal in 1919 and gradually maxed by 1929. No dents etc. The chart was researched by Felix Jungschlaeger, and contains not only the serial numbers and year of production, but also some key points about the company, and information about the horns that the Frank Holton Co. produced. It's a gorgeous horn, I've always loved the silver with the brass inner-bell. 483,100 - 496,799 1970 I am the original owner (got it when I was 9); it is in excellent condition. 1829) Holton. Besides that repair. The other day I noticed that SOTW is now hosting a Holton Serial Number Chart. 63,550 - 63,849 1929 Serial Numbers: Beginning Year Beginning Number; 1918: 1201: 1919: 1900: 1920: 3500: 1921: 6000: 1922: 9000: 1923: 12000: 1924: 15000: History. Serial Numbers. Holton. $26.95 shipping. 337,600 - 348,399 1961 Original Frank Holton& Co. 2 Mouthpiece included. $26.95 shipping. Holton Collegiate Rotary Trigger trombone vintage playable serviced instrument This is a good old vintage playable horn recently serviced cleaned lubed oiled play tested new spit valve cork replaced etc. Posted: (1 days ago) Serial Numbers – Holton There are numerous serial numbers lists for Holton instruments on the web today, so the list below I’m not confident on who to attribute this list to. Frank Holton's first business venture on his own was a small rented shop with a desk, two counters and two chairs that he had to paint himself at Clark and Madison streets in Chicago, in 1898, where he sold used instruments and his own formula slide oil for trombone. For more historical information on Frank Holton & Co. visit the following links. Holton TR181. Search for the serial number of the brand Boosey & Hawkes to determine the age of your instrument. 33,671 1916 1903. Serial Number Year Manufactured Adams Musical Instruments - … I also think that the style of wood and key work is like that which I have found in Czech makers. $95.00. Serial numbers - Leblanc Serial # Year Manufactured *1135: 1950 - 1953: 8044: 1964 (Debbie & Danny Golden) Product categories. The serial number would fit into the Arley series for the year 1992. Your 22051 might be around 1925. Instruments manufactured after 1936 range in serial number from ~1350-3600. Frank Holton & Co. Holton - Elkhorn; 1918 - 1919: 1201 - 1899: 1919 - 1920: 1900 - 3499: 1920 - 1921: 3500 - 5999: 1921 - 1922: 6000 - 8999: 1922 - 1923: 9000 - 11999: 1923 - 1924: 12000 - 14999: 1924 - 1925: 15000 - 18499 Would make a great gift or keep it for yourself! Soon after undertaking professional events along with Sousa’s great band, Frank Holton opened up a small store in The city of chicago in 1896, offering second hand musical instruments and his magic formula of Electric Oil trombone slide oil. All were stamped Adolphe Sax 84 Rue Myrha. It is a Frank Holton & Co. Collegiate clarinet, Serial Number 1503. 89,850 - 92,799 1926 182,000 - 198,299 1948 33,xxx to 39,xxx (except C melody). 63,150 - 63,299 1927 Beautiful HOLTON New Proportion Frank Holton Chicago ! 81,001 - 85,600 1924 Small cracks were opening, resulting in very hard to detect leaks. Dedicated to the generations of high skilled persons which created, and the players which performed on instruments of the Frank Holton & Company; Makers of High Grade Band Instruments. Part 4: Holton instruments with Lyon & Healy serial numbers, likely made in LaPorte Additionally, we would be grateful to anyone who owns a Couturier-related horn not listed to also contact us with the name, type, cities, patents and serial number (etc. 1902. Conn-Selmer Videos Frequently Asked Questions Purchase an Instrument Serial Numbers Warranty Information. Now I am curious. $45.00 shipping. Instruments manufactured after 1936 range in serial number from ~1350-3600. Holton is a brand owned by Steinway Musical Instruments' Conn-Selmer division. → Full Holton serial number chart available. 62,900 - 63,149 1926 70,550 - 73,199 1921 358,500 - 373,699 1963 You are looking at a Holton Collegiate Trumpet. 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