Holton, Model 111, EE flat sousaphone, 3 piston, 1951


Tag #: 200514
Serial #: 222191

Bell Diameter Bore Size
24″ .662″


“FRANK HOLTON & CO. / 111 / ELKHORN, WIS. / USA” on bell. Ornate floral engraving around identification marks.

3 thoughts on “Holton, Model 111, EE flat sousaphone, 3 piston, 1951”

  1. Greetings. I own a Holton 111 E-flat sousaphone. The serial dates it to 1928. It has been lovingly cared for and is near mint condition. I use it for trad jazz gigs. All parts are original but I am looking for a back up neck and bits. Do you have any suggestions about where to look? The second bit accepts a European shank mouthpiece. I can’t really find much online. Thanks for your advice

    • Hello Jason. That sounds like a very lovely instrument. Unfortunately, no one has really been making E-flat sousaphones since the 1960s, so it is harder to track down parts. Your best bet is probably to have something custom made.

  2. Do you have evidence of any other working Holton 111’s besides ours?

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