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FS: Frank Holton Eb Helicon (even lower price)

Postby opus37 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:43 am

With some regret, I need to reduce my collection. I have for sale, a 1921 Frank Holton Eb Helicon. It is silver plate, 95% intact. (There are a few spot on the inside of the bell where the silver is missing.) The bell is 20 inches in diameter. It has one large patch on the outer wrap of the horn near the bottom. It has been plated over in silver so you don't see it and it does not affect the sound. It has been tuned to 440 by Lee Stofer. Valves are in great shape. I played this horn at Tuba Christmas and in parades. It has a great sound. I will send pictures to those with a serious inquiry. I'm asking $1700 (now $1500 plus shipping) (now $1100 plus shipping). If you are looking for a great helicon, here is a rare opportunity to own one. One final drop for spring now $750.
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1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
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Re: FS: 1921 Frank Holton Helicon

Postby opus37 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:17 am

Here is a quick picture. Horn includes 2 tuning bits and hercules stand.
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1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
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1912 Martin Renowned Monster Eb
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Re: FS: 1921 Frank Holton Helicon

Postby Tubajug » Thu Oct 27, 2016 11:34 am

I would love to have that baby...Very nice lookin' horn!
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Re: FS: 1921 Frank Holton Helicon

Postby opus37 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:12 am

Bump. I will entertain reasonable offers.
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1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
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1912 Martin Renowned Monster Eb
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Re: FS: 1921 Frank Holton Helicon (lower price)

Postby opus37 » Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:24 am

I've lower the asking price to $1500 plus shipping. I think this would be hard to ship, so pick up would be preferred.
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1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
1906 York 640
1912 Martin Renowned Monster Eb
1921 Holton Helicon Eb
1932 Conn 28K Sousaphone
2010 Kanstul 66T
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Re: FS: 1921 Frank Holton Helicon (lower price)

Postby opus37 » Sat Nov 05, 2016 4:30 pm

Bump
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1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
1906 York 640
1912 Martin Renowned Monster Eb
1921 Holton Helicon Eb
1932 Conn 28K Sousaphone
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Re: FS: 1921 Frank Holton Helicon (even lower price)

Postby opus37 » Sat Nov 12, 2016 5:38 pm

Bump for holiday season even lower price. Now $1100 plus shipping.
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1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
1906 York 640
1912 Martin Renowned Monster Eb
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1932 Conn 28K Sousaphone
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Re: FS: Frank Holton eB Helicon (even lower price)

Postby opus37 » Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:12 pm

bump
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1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
1906 York 640
1912 Martin Renowned Monster Eb
1921 Holton Helicon Eb
1932 Conn 28K Sousaphone
2010 Kanstul 66T
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Re: FS: Frank Holton Eb Helicon (even lower price)

Postby opus37 » Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:31 am

Price lowered to $950.
Brian
1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
1906 York 640
1912 Martin Renowned Monster Eb
1921 Holton Helicon Eb
1932 Conn 28K Sousaphone
2010 Kanstul 66T
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Re: FS: Frank Holton Eb Helicon (even lower price)

Postby opus37 » Sat Dec 10, 2016 2:23 pm

bump
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1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
1906 York 640
1912 Martin Renowned Monster Eb
1921 Holton Helicon Eb
1932 Conn 28K Sousaphone
2010 Kanstul 66T
2016 Bubbie Mark 5
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Re: FS: Frank Holton Eb Helicon (even lower price)

Postby opus37 » Thu Dec 15, 2016 9:28 am

bump. I will strongly consider reasonable offers.
Brian
1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
1906 York 640
1912 Martin Renowned Monster Eb
1921 Holton Helicon Eb
1932 Conn 28K Sousaphone
2010 Kanstul 66T
2016 Bubbie Mark 5
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Re: FS: Frank Holton Eb Helicon (even lower price)

Postby opus37 » Sat Jan 07, 2017 9:12 am

bump.
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1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
1906 York 640
1912 Martin Renowned Monster Eb
1921 Holton Helicon Eb
1932 Conn 28K Sousaphone
2010 Kanstul 66T
2016 Bubbie Mark 5
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Re: FS: Frank Holton Eb Helicon (even lower price)

Postby opus37 » Wed Jan 25, 2017 4:25 pm

Bump. Looking for reasonable offers.
Brian
1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
1906 York 640
1912 Martin Renowned Monster Eb
1921 Holton Helicon Eb
1932 Conn 28K Sousaphone
2010 Kanstul 66T
2016 Bubbie Mark 5
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Re: FS: Frank Holton Eb Helicon (even lower price)

Postby opus37 » Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:39 am

One final price drop for spring $750. This does not include shipping.
Brian
1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
1906 York 640
1912 Martin Renowned Monster Eb
1921 Holton Helicon Eb
1932 Conn 28K Sousaphone
2010 Kanstul 66T
2016 Bubbie Mark 5
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Re: FS: Frank Holton Eb Helicon (even lower price)

Postby opus37 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:04 am

Bump for the start of marching season.
Brian
1895 Courtiere (J.W. Pepper Import) Helicon Eb
1906 York 640
1912 Martin Renowned Monster Eb
1921 Holton Helicon Eb
1932 Conn 28K Sousaphone
2010 Kanstul 66T
2016 Bubbie Mark 5
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Re: FS: Frank Holton Eb Helicon (even lower price)

Postby JCRaymo » Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:58 pm

I had the pleasure of trying this instrument last week. I have never saw original valves from 1921 that look like they were never used. Very nice horn.
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