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. Home; Our brand. in Brass Instruments. 254. 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.         455,750 - 467,099    1968 It is a Frank Holton & Co. Collegiate clarinet, Serial Number 1503. Sales were slipping. The cornet plays very well. Award Winning.         373,700 - 388,949    1964 $149.99. This item is used and in untested, unrestored condition. 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. 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. this is a frank holton sousaphone. We restored this bad boy several months ago, I just don't really need it anymore.         403,351 - 435,999    1966         198,300 - 210,299    1949 Serial Number. It is a Frank Holton & Co. Collegiate clarinet, Serial Number 1503. Conn-Selmer Videos Frequently Asked Questions Purchase an Instrument Serial Numbers Warranty Information. $95.00. I am the original owner (got it when I was 9); it is in excellent condition. Contact.         254,100 - 268,999    1954 Serial numbers. 1927 was still a boom time, although some were beginning to see signs. Note: - these serial numbers should be taken with a 'pinch of salt', the accuracy is doubtful.         20,807                   1913 $44.55 shipping.         31,622                    1915 1923-1927 William Phillip Frank (Principal 1923-1927) horn 1901-1932 the year of his death. Features an active saxophone forum, buy sell trade your sax, saxophone museum, sax teachers and more. . Search. I have a Frank Elkhorn silver sax. 1901. I also think that the style of wood and key work is like that which I have found in Czech makers.         154,700 - 154,899    1944 of Band Instruments. In 1939, Frank Holton sold his company to Fred Kull, a company employee. It is a C602 and the serial number is 003053. This can be a good investment like buying art. 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 T401 GALAXY TRUMPET ORIGINAL FINISH WITH CASE & MOUTH PIECE. In 1942, Frank Holton passed away. From either 1929 or 1930 according to the serial number and the Holton website. Circa 1926.         496,800 - 504,200    1971 Instruments. Also comes with a Gotta Have Rock and Roll Certificate of Authenticity.         58,500 - 59,499       1921 The following is presented to assist in locating serial number lists and/or other information useful in dating Brass Instruments. 1904 Holton Harmony …         15,950                   1912 The slides are stuck. They … Leblanc Trumpet Serial Numbers Leblanc 700 Trumpet I am not familiar with the model you mention, the serial number on mine is in the 13 hundreds, which places it around the mid 60's, so yours is a little newer, maybe late 60's or so, because I believe that they stopped importing them around 1970 or so. 476.         122,900 - 125,849    1938 Even the most difficult passages become easier to play. Mine is #5565, and it has pearl key touches. Trade your instrument! The trumpet does come with a mouthpiece that is also a Holton Collegiate. HOLTON - Elkhorn (1918-1925) No Description Available SOPRANO SAX; ALTO SAX; SOPRANO SAX. The serial number is 11129X and no mouthpiece is included.         467,100 - 483,099    1969 HoltonLoyalist.com is not related in any way to current manufacturer of Holton instruments; the Conn Selmer Company. 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. Serial numbers - Frank Holton & Co.         4630                    1908 Vintage Frank Holton & Co Trumpet with 2 Mouthpieces and Case, Accessories- READ. From the serial number collection above you can see that the numbers range from ca. Holton is a brand owned by Steinway Musical Instruments' Conn-Selmer division. Serial Number Year Manufactured Adams Musical Instruments - Experience the Sound of Quality Frank Holton & Co. Your shopping basket. or Best Offer. 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.         60,600 - 61,649       1923 Frank Holton Frank E. Holton was born March 10, 1858 in, Michigan to farmers Otis (b. the next connection is 6 1/4" in diameter. Suchen Sie nach der Seriennummer der Marke Frank Holton & Co., um das Alter Ihres Instruments zu bestimmen. Serial Number        Year Manufactured         542,000 - 548,429    1977 ... After the Leblanc USA acquisition of Holton in 1964, the "Frank Holton & Co." inscriptions on Holton instruments soon disappeared.         49,818 - 54,999       1921 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). $15.00 shipping. Serial Number. Now I am curious. Recently acquired it at an auction. → Full Holton serial number chart available.         254                      1902 Holton alto sax. Some instruments were stamped H. Selmer and some were not. thanks for taking the time!         140,100 - 151,299    1941 Holton had two-digit model numbers before being acquired by Leblanc in 1964, so that gives a pretty good starting point. As for the mouthpiece question, that's a tough call.         33,671                  1916 The serial number would fit into the Arley series for the year 1992.         1                          1901 Holton Loyalist.com - Dedicated to the Frank Holton & Co. - Makers of High Grade Band Instruments. You are looking at a Holton Collegiate Trumpet. Just wondering what it's approximate value is. I am the original owner (got it when I was 9); it is in excellent condition. 1829) Holton.         115,000 - 117,299     1934 1. Besides that repair.         118,600 - 120,599    1936         101,400 - 105,199    1929 $26.95 shipping. 1901. I have a holton Bb soprano saxophone SN 30589. 1896: Holton starts a mail-order business selling his “Electric Oil” slide oil for trombones. Even so, its possible from this record to assemble a basic serial number chart for these instruments.         62,900 - 63,149       1926 Your 22051 might be around 1925. 1887: York and Holton ceases operations, though was not closed out for many years. Beautiful HOLTON New Proportion Frank Holton Chicago !         210,300 - 220,499    1950 My Eb King Alto Saxophone. Contact.         76,100 - 81,000       1923 Instruments manufactured after 1936 range in serial number from ~1350-3600. ). Holton TR158. The trumpet has a serial number of 314446 on it which makes from around 1958. Gold Plate Soprano SN: 19567. In 2008 they were bought out and production moved to Elkhart, Indiana. 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. Even from early days, Holton seems to have outsourced clarinet making. Also, the comment in the serial number chart about #1200 being the highest Chicago serial number is out of date. Serial number 25743. Adams Musical Instruments - Experience the Sound of Quality. I have a clarinet bought around 1967.         63,150 - 63,299       1927 View the repair department.         326,100 - 337,599    1960 He wouldn't be starting a new business initatives in the depression. I've heard from Joe Uebelacker, who has a King C-Melody s/no 34xxx. 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: … Dealer Locator; Covid-19 Resources; Search. Unfortunately, these horns have questionable intonation at best, odd keywork and tinny sound. Publications. Frank Holton 1921 Horn, Trumpet or Coronet? Cornet.         388,950 - 403,350    1965         154,200 - 154,699    1943 Search. Boosey & Co. was established by Thomas Boosey in 1816. 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).         3345                     1907 Any idea of value? 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. $549.00 - A collector's joy - The Frank Holton Company operated in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, USA.         64,050 - 64,149        1931 $14.99 shipping. $75.00.         1872                     1906 All were stamped Adolphe Sax 84 Rue Myrha. The cosmetic condition can be seen in the photos.         1151                      1905 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. In short, serial 5xxx and Chicago definitely exists. The lead pipe has been repaired. $75.00. 1902. Valves move quickly, all tubes can be detached.         41,070 - 43,972       1918         61,650 - 62,199       1924 Ending Friday at 8:13PM PST 2d 16h. It is a B-flat cornet, Holton-Clarke model serial #57825, made of silver plated brass with 3 piston valves.Inscribed on the bell: 1 sold, 0 available. Throughout World War II as most manufacturers did, the Holton Company turned to making components for the military. 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. 1827) and Hanna A. HoltonLoyalist.com is not related in any way to current manufacturer of Holton instruments; the Conn Selmer Company. This successfully cured the problem … Frank Holton & Co. 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.         111,099 - 113,899    1932         526                      1904         55,250 - 57,040       1919         524,600 - 529,899     1974         73,200 - 76,099       1922 . 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. Holton History.         220,500 - 232,599    1951 No dents etc. In 1929, Holton introduced a complete line of school grade instruments under the Holton Collegiate name. By 1920, Frank Holton realised the soldering adhesion of his saxophone keys to the saxophone body was causing complaints. When was your Holton 179 french horn made if the serial number is 686877. Dealer Locator; Covid-19 Resources; Search. Starting in 1918 they moved their operations to Elkhorn, Indiana. Frank Holton& Co. Cornet Holton-Clarke Model Serial number 59410 This cornet is in playing condition.         132,800 - 140,099    1940 So if the serial number (13599) is correct, your alto saxophone is most probably a Revelation model, the main series at that time. Valves move freely.         232,600 - 243,349    1952 Holton. In short, serial #5xxx and Chicago definitely exists. What's the serial # on yours, and can you post a pic? If not from there, possible German. The Holton H379 Series Double Horn is an artist-quality instrument at a popular price. Search. Selling or trading an instrument is certainly possible. Hardly any damage to the lacquer.         558,936 -               1980. !         21,100                    1914         337,600 - 348,399    1961 Small cracks were opening, resulting in very hard to detect leaks. 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