1938 Holton-Resotone Cornet Model 24, serial # 124823 (.462” bore). Comes
with a Peak 7C mouthpiece.
Valves smooth and fast with good compression.
This horn has a smooth response throughout the range, a rich dark tone
and very good intonation. It is an improved version of the earlier “Holton-Clarke”
model and was endorsed by Herbert Clarke – see picture of ad. Holton also
produced Resotone trumpets and trombones. They were introduced in 1936 but did
not last long. Model 25 with the same tubing configuration as this model but
without the “Tone Ring” came out in 1939. The Resotone horns are somewhat rare.
The successful Olds “Super,” which came out in 1940, was basically a copy of
The original lacquer is mostly gone, down to bare brass with a few
small dings. There is one dent in bend of lead pipe.
Comes with original case that is solid and usable although latch
springs are broken. There is some wear on corners. sale includes the lyre
and a vintage “Free Tone” straight mute.
This item has been re-listed because, due to a very
frustrating computer glitch, ended the original sale before the sale
had ended. Sorry for the inconvenience.
See my six other cornets also selling this week.