Trumpet/Info on Trumpet


Good day Sir. I have a Holton Collegiate T602R ser# 031109.
I have checked into what I could find with no luck.
I played this Trumpet over 30 years ago when I was in the 7th Grade.
Could you please help me with the date and value. The serial # puts it at around the 40's from what I could find. I remember my father buying it in the late 70's for me.
Any help would be great.

James, The horn is a model that was made by Yamaha for Holton. Most likely in the 1980's. They are very common student horns, but are well made and play nice. The value depends on the overall condition, work needed, valve wear, and where and when you sell it. Without seeing it I can give you a range of $50-200.


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I am familiar with most trumpets, cornets, and flugelhorns. I can answer most questions about playing and musicality. Best of all, if I can't answer it directly I play regularly in several bands and have many "old timers" that are familiar with most things that I am not. I collect, repair, and refinish old and new horns and have sold over 1700 with more than 900 on ebay


I have played since 1965 and studied with many directors and trumpeters. I have been collecting since 2002 and have over 150 horns in my personal collection. I have done repair and refinsh since 2003 and have done work on over 2500 horns.

Kosair Shrine Brass Band and Dance Band, The Notables, The New Tones, Bourbon City Brass Band, River Cities Concert Band, Derby City Brass Band, University of Louisville Community Band, Member of Trumpet Players International Network (TPIN), Bugles Across America (BAA), Member of the National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians (NAPBIRT)

I played at Brunswick High School. I played through college and have a BS in Business Administration from Trinity College. Of course, I am still learning from all my friends that play and work on trumpets around the world.

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