View Full Version : Holton Trumpet Serial Number 28223

02-13-2012, 02:50 PM
I was given my great grandfathers trumpet a few years ago. I would like to see if I can find more information about it. I the case, which is in really bad condition. The trumpet has the Serial Number 28223 and it has a floral design near the horn opening (I do not know anything about trumpets, sorry). It also says Union Label and on the top of the keys it looks like mother of pearl. Any information about the model, age etc would be great.

Thank you

02-13-2012, 10:05 PM
the serial number would indicate it was built in 1914-1915, and based upon that date would assume it says Chicago, IL on the engraving on the bell... This would considered a very early Frank Holton instrument.