All Holton original working components with matching serial #'s; 1 vintage mouthpiece; extra slides; 1 anti-tarnish storage bag. Chemically cleaned, polished, dents removed, straightened, valves adjusted recorked/felted.Finish: 99% Original Silver-Plated finishwith ornate engraving on bell. Blemishes: Very small blemish in Silver-Plate where horn was held. Prior to opening his own business in Chicago, Frank Holton was in partnership with York in a music publishing business in Allegan, Mi. He was with Sousa in 1893-94. Holton achieved initial success with his revolutionary slide-oil formula, Electric Oil, which is still popular today.
Holton hired his first instrument maker about 1898 and created his first trombone a Special. In 1900, Frank Holton moved to Clark and Madison Streets in Chicago and produced several models of trombones, cornets, trumpets and euphoniums, as well as percussion instruments. By 1906, he had approximately 100 employees, making slide and valve trombones, cornets and mellophones. In 1907, he built a new factor on the Chicago West Side, the manufacturing business renamed Frank Holton & Co.(Wm Frank was VP) In 1911 he expanded the factory. In 1917 Holton started to move his company to Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Schilke (principal member of the Martin Committee Enterprise) was involved with Holton from as early as 1921, first as a soloist for the Holton Factory Band through the 50's when he featured Holton Horns In his retail business before he started manufacturing his own instruments. Many of his design ideas for the Martin Committee resulted from his experience with the Holton Revelation Trumpet. In 1929, Holton began producing a moderately priced, precision-built line of instruments.
Student editions of the Holton originals. The item "Holton New Proportion Chicago Cornet" is in sale since Thursday, March 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Vintage Musical Instruments\Vintage Brass\Cornets". The seller is "radcliffe49" and is located in Dahlonega, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, South africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion.