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Holton BBb model

Postby edsel585960 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:42 am

https://photos.app.goo.gl/aXwb2TavfYgtPmxD8. I've picked all my friends brains. Time for the TNFJ to give their opinions on what model Holton this might be. Mid 1920's from the serial number.
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Re: Holton BBb model

Postby WC8KCY » Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:49 pm

Assuming the SN is 92042, it's from 1929...same as my Eb Monster!

By 1929 this was called a BBb Bass--Recording Model--Mammoth on the Holton price lists.

Refer to page 3 of this price list:


Saxophone.org has a wealth of old catalogs, price lists, house organ literature, and other material:

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