• Posts Tagged ‘martin’

    Martin Info

    by  • May 25, 2012 • Martin, Saxophone

    Now for something a little different. A few weeks ago, I got a few e-mails from Chris Holtz, a grandson of Fred Holtz, head of Martin Band thru the 30’s and 40’s.  Unfortunately, when I got his e-mails, I was sick and heavily medicated.  I then proceeded to forget about his e-mails until he sent...

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    The Olds Super

    by  • October 25, 2011 • Saxophone

    First, this is not the Olds Super Star.  You’ll find out, shortly, that Olds tends to recycle parts of model names. Production Information s/n 1 to 2000? (1941 – 1943?) Available Pitches Eb Alto, Bb Tenor Available Finishes Lacquer, Silver Plate, Gold Plate (per Olds’ 1941 brasswind catalog) This is a very unique looking...

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