This offering is for a Silver-plated Frank Holton C-Melody (LP) saxophone, BODY ONLY, PARTS ONLY!From the photos, you can see that many of the original parts and pads are included, there is -0- case.G...from 144642167 I got the date info from the website"Sax on the Web" I found the sax while cleaning out my grandfather's garage. I purchased C melody saxophone for my son’s first instrument. Antique Ca.1920 Vintage Frank Holton Melody C Saxophone Case Mouthpiece +extra: Used. Features an active saxophone forum, buy sell trade your sax, saxophone museum, sax … The C melody saxophone is a saxophone pitched in the key of C, one whole tone above the B-flat tenor saxophone. Saxophones Horns Jazz Art Deco American Projects Instruments Music Antlers. Saxophone.org - created by saxophone players for saxophone players. or Best Offer. HOLTON C-MELODY TENOR saxophone - $547.21. Share. Wisconsin in 1925. In the UK it is sometimes referred to as a "C tenor", and in France as a "tenor en ut". Full Disclosure. Apr 11, 2019 - Explore Nic Slager's board "Saxophones", followed by 179 people on Pinterest. (which I would sell mine for!). Serial number 25743. Valves do not stick. The last Adolphe Sax saxophone recorded in the Selmer Paris archives was sold in 1944. The C melody was part of the series of saxophones pitched in C and F intended by the instrument's inventor, Adolphe Sax… Share. or Best Offer . The Holton from the 10´s and 20's has hard soldered toneholes. They were … It is a C Melody which does not have the value of the others. C-Melody saxophones are pitched between alto and tenor, in the key of C. These types of saxophones were popular in the 20s/30s, for their ease at a party! FOR SALE! Frank Holton C Melody #15XXX. The legacy of Frank Holton continues to this day, over 100 years later, focusing on providing musicians with the finest tools on which to perform their craft. Comes with original mouthpiece and original hardshell case. Holton August 23 Day Sales Start Mu Yupin Elkhorn Sp Vintage A Sax … Missing 1 roller on left pinky. Share. Find great deals and sell your items for free. Unfortunately, these horns have questionable intonation at best, odd keywork and tinny sound. (Not to be confused with the more common 'C-Melody / Low Pitch' saxophones you will see, this is an 'Eb / Alto' saxophone) I've been selling horns … Source: eBay.com. A fancy goldplated Holton "Rudy Wiedoeft model" sax … FRANK HOLTON ALTO SAXOPHONE / SAX RUDY WIEDOEFT SIGNATURE MODEL Circa 1929 Freshly serviced, Rudy Wiedoeft, 1929 Holton Alto Saxophone in 'Silver Plate'! etc. For repair and repaddingDent in low bowCase included 273589526084 Holton … This instrument still has all the original white pads, so to be put in good playing condition, it needs a complete cleaning. Hardly any silver worn off, very clean in that way, but it does need a complete cleaning. - at least that's how I understand it ? £18.72 postage. Also be aware that the serial numbers below weren't just for C-Melody saxes, each instrument produced was assigned a sequential unique number, so (for example) in Jan-1924, 60993 could have been a Tenor Sax, 60994 a C-Mel, 60995 a Soprano, etc. answer #2. Holton company copied Evette-Scahffer "Apogee" key system from 1908. The sax has mother of pearl finger pads and the mouthpiece is marked HOLTON if you have any questions, please ask prior to bidding. Spatula front F, later discontinuing this feature. Sold as is. The C-Melody is an obsolete instrument and so there is not significant demand. I have the exact same horn and I would put it at $125. Since Holton was primarily a brass instrument maker, they still could have easily built 20,000 saxophones between the documented 1924 C … No Mouthpeice included but the cover is there. Serial number is 11457 LP. The original business was a used instrument shop owned by Frank Holton, a trombone player, in Chicago, Illinois, started in 1898.The firm built brass instruments for ten years in Chicago, then in Elkhorn, Wisconsin from 1918 until 2008, when production of Holton … Case is included. It has a scent of an instrument repair shop. Since your sax is a C-Melody its value is limited. Altsaxophon Frank Holton versilbert mit Originalkoffer. Cork looks good. Holton is a brand owned by Steinway Musical Instruments' Conn-Selmer division. Holton 241 Tenor Saxophone Ser#237383 Plays but Needs Some Adjustments. Almost no one else, used that pattern, although it has been observed on at least one Couturier-built sax with Gretsch engraved on the … Take a look at this vintage c melody tenor saxophone made by frank HOLTON and company of ELKHORN wisconsin … You can follow along on piano music, making it much easier to learn and play with a group quickly (see the attached 1920s ads). $ 600.00 +$50.43 shipping: Buy it Now. your own Pins on Pinterest Hi, I would like to sell this Frank Holyon saxophone as well and I am wondering if you can help me with some more details - like age and what it is worth? PHP 57,512.94. Frank Holton C Melody Elkhorn 1925 Saxophone with case. Rudy Wiedoeft (the king of the saxophones in the 20's - 30's, popular music) played a Holton and worked for Frank Holton Company as well. Vintage Frank Holton C-Melody saxophone in original Frank Holton case. “Frank Holton was a professional trombonist with the famous Sousa band and associate of the leading musicians of the late 19th century. This is a C- Melody instrument. 12 watching. I’m interested in selling but am having … Needs to be re-padded. Circa 1926. Vintage C-Melody saxophone. Used Holton Shaperd Crook Cornet.with case. Share. Any Adolphe Sax instrument sold after this date was most likely already made or assemble from pre-existing parts. New and used Saxophones for sale in Miami, Florida on Facebook Marketplace. The instrument was manufactured in Elkhorn, Wisconsin and has the serial number 12125 LP. It's serial number is 20436. Some general wear, in at least good condition. £452.06. I have heard that the Holton Cs are good ones so if you need a C Melody, it may be worth the repair costs. £1,130.16. 11 watching. For example, the record shows that all of the recorded Adolphe Sax … He was a business manager and trombone soloist; a theatre musician and entrepreneur. It was sold to me at a pon shop as a tenor sax. The Vintage Saxophone Gallery - SaxPics.com Presented by USA Horn. Your 22051 might be around 1925. Average Joe. Vintage Frank Holton C Melody Saxophone Brushed Silver. Nice case too which is worth about $75+ alone. Vintage Buescher C-Melody saxophone. The cork shows some … This offering is for a Silver-plated Frank Holton C-Melody (LP) saxophone, BODY ONLY, PARTS ONLY!From the photos, you can see that many of the original parts and pads are included, there is -0- case.G...from 144642167 I appreciate your time and knowledge. Condition: Good. 1924 Vintage, Frank Holton C Melody Saxophone, Restored. Thank you . This saxophone … PHP 6,908.46 shipping. Thinking about that, it's probably … 'Revelation‘ alto SN # 28199; order … Frank Holton trumpet, late 1926: original case, with … Case shows wear also, but is in … C-Melody saxes, resources - and more...,Alan, Tucker,Dorset,Driftwood,C Melody,C-Melody,Martin,Buescher,Buffet,Conn,King,Selmer, tinminer, cornish-tinminer, dorsetdriftwood, jazz,humour,c-melody,saxophone,clarinet,genealogy. Share. £131.83 postage. 1923 Holton Tenor Saxophone repadded. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab I'd prefer to see photos of it, but I would hazard a guess that you would be able to get between $300 and $500 if it's in good playing condition and is as pristine as you describe. You are bidding on a Frank Holton C Melody Low Pitch saxophone made in Elkhorn. Satin silver with bright silver keys. £226.03 postage. See more ideas about saxophone, sax, saxaphone. US Seller. The Frank Holton Company of Elkhorn, Wisconsin is one of the earliest saxophone makers, with the Rudy Wiedoeft model being the most famous model that they produced (the Elkhorn being one of the more infamous). £615.40. Share. holton. Alleged Conn Stencils: If Alto, C Melody, or Tenor saxes has been reported as a "Conn stencil," check to see whether the protector over the low C pad has a "Mercedes-shaped" design. The instrument is in great shape and has all new felts and pads. Discover (and save!) Frank Holton Co. Saxophones - Serial Number Chart Researched by Felix Jungschlaeger. Holton serial #s are quite a mystery, but using a little extrapolation, my numbers can help, assuming Holton sax production was minimal in 1919 and gradually maxed by 1929. If you own a Holton saxophone… Saved by John Asendorf. 26. I'm not a musician, but I will do my best to answer your questions. 700: 1917 'In 1917, Holton had completed tooling for a complete line of saxophones, in order to meet with the saxophone craze that was just beginning“. Its likely that production of Adolphe Sax instruments ceased at the onset of WWII sometime after May of 1940. The chart was researched by Felix Jungschlaeger, and contains not only the serial numbers and year of production, but also some key points about the company, and information about the horns that the Frank Holton Co. produced. Related: 001-4 Holton Frank Trumpet Late (34.3% similar) Very nice vintage instrument. May 1, 2013 - This Pin was discovered by Nic Slager. Has a leather neckstrap and lyre. so we believe item is from the early 1920s. Sax has 2 minor dings and … … A vintage 1914 Frank Holton C-Melody saxophone. Holton alto sax. However, there are … Marked as made by Frank Holton out of Elkhorn Wisconsin. 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