Hello and welcome to our community! Is this your first visit?
Register
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. questions about old Holton

    A friend picked up an old Frank Holton trumpet and I was looking for some more information on it . The bell is stamped Frank Holton and co Elkhorn Wis. there is not any type of model on the horn anywhere. The serial number is 700** and as best as I can tell from stuff on the internet it is possibly circa 1920's. The case is with it and in fairly good shape with a green interior. The horn has a few dings and some obvious repairs but still plays well. The strange thing is it has an extra set of slides with it. It is a Bb horn but I am almost thinking it was designed to transform to a C horn but I could not get it there with the extra slides. Can you help? Was there a horn designed to be a conversion. Can you give me some idea of the history behind it and what it is worth?

  2. That extra set of slides are more than likely an Key of A set of slides, in addition to the Bb model. This was common at the time.

    Worth is highly dependent on the condition and the specific model. Would guess a few hundred dollars if it was in great condition.

  3. Is there such a thing as a B trumpet. I put the extra slides in and used a chromatic tuner. When I was playing a C the tuner registered a B

  4. #4
    Could be a C set of slides? that is really out of tune?


 

Similar Threads

  1. 37G Bell - Questions
    By brasskills26 in forum Ask Experts
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 03-14-2011, 08:59 PM
  2. Valve Compression/Slide Pop Questions - advice needed
    By Ljgbjg in forum Serial Number Info
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-01-2010, 11:12 AM
  3. Questions on a double embouchure.
    By Strad37 in forum Ask Experts
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-04-2007, 06:27 PM
  4. Some questions about 180-37H
    By henriksweden in forum Serial Number Info
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-23-2007, 11:42 AM
  5. Some questions about the 180-37H
    By henriksweden in forum Ask Experts
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-18-2007, 07:17 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

About BrassReview

    BrassReview.com is the largest source for instrument reviews on the internet. Our users are now adding new trumpet, trombones, tubas, and french horns daily, and adding reviews, discussions, and links on their favorite instruments, and related equipment.

Follow us on

Twitter Facebook


BrassReview.com 2.12
Copyright ©2004 - 2012


Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.0
Copyright © 2018 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.