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Serial Numbers

There are numerous serial numbers lists for Holton instruments on the web today, so the list below I'm not confident on who to attribute this list to.  However, if you have a dated receipt of a horn's serial number, please contact us through the link in the header so we can add more detail to this serial number list.

Serial Number Year Location
Trombone Oil
Second Hand Instruments
1898 Corner of Clark & Madison
Chicago, IL
1 1901 Corner of State & Madison
Chicago, IL
254 1902  
476 1903  
526 1904 107 West Madison
Chicago, IL
1151 1905  
1872 1906  
3345 1907 West Side
Chicago, IL
4630 1908  
6071 1909  
9474 1910  
12402 1911  
15950 1912  
20807 1913  
21100 1914  
31622 1915  
33671 1916  
37909 1917  
41070 1918 Spring of 1918
Elkhorn, WI
43973 1919  
47601 1920  
49818 1921  
59500 1922  
60600 1923  
61650 1924  
85900 1925  
62900 1926  
63150 1927  
63300 1928  
63550 1929  
105200 1930  
108400 1931  
111099 1932  
113990 1933  
115000 1934  
117300 1935  
118600 1936  
120600 1937  
122900 1938  
125850 1939  
132800 1940  
140100 1941  
151300 1942  
154200 1943  
154700 1944  
154900 1945  
156100 1946  
165600 1947  
182000 1948  
198399 1949  
210300 1950  
220500 1951  
232600 1952  
243350 1953  
254100 1954  
269000 1955  
281400 1956  
293700 1957  
307400 1958  
315700 1959  
326100 1960  
337600 1961  
348400 1962  
358500 1963  
373700 1964 Acquired by
G. LeBlanc Corporation
388950 1965  
403351 1966  
536600 1967  
455750 1968  
467100 1969  
483100 1970  
496800 1971  
504201 1972  
519300 1973  
524600 1974  
529900 1975  
535200 1976  
542000 1977  
548430 1978  
553525 1979  
558936 1980  
     
  2004 Acquired by
Steinway Musical Instruments
Conn Selmer Division
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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