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There were numerous models of Frank Holton & Co. saxophones through the years.  This is a collection of user submitted instruments.  Click on thumbnails for larger images.

Saxophones; Alto  
Model Image

Key: Eb


images courtesy:
pumpernickel (eBay) Dec.. 2007
serial #: 33261

Saxophones; Tenor  
Model Image
Key: Bb

images courtesy:
zamini-o-zaman (eBay) Dec.. 2007
serial #: 21088

Series: Collegiate
Key: Bb

This is the earliest reference seen of the brand "Collegiate" used on a Frank Holton instrument. (1918)

images courtesy:
serial #: 31802



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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.  Today, the Holton brand of instruments are still manufactured in Elkhorn, WI where Frank Holton moved the company in the Spring of 1918.

This Holton Loyalist site is dedicated to those horns, and the continuing history of Holton instruments.

We hope you enjoy this site, and look forward to your contributions of photos, catalogs, and other Holton related item to be shared with others.  Please use our Contact Us link above.

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