There were numerous types of Frank Holton & Co. low brass instruments through the years. This is a collection of user submitted instruments. Click on thumbnails for larger images.
Bell Diameter: 23″ (59cm)
Some modification on the bell is present. This would be a very early example of a forward facing bell of a Sousaphone.
The serial number would indicate this instrument is from approx. 1904-1905
The bell also has the following inscriptions:
– Could this be a reference to J.W.C. York and Company.?
Property of Trenton C.H.S.
(Trenton Central High School)