Assorted discoveries, facts, & theories relating to trumpets and cornets made by F. E. Olds & Son from 1929 to 1979
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NEW 1952 Olds Catalog – Introduces the Mendez trumpet!
NEW Photos taken by Will Connell in the early 1930’s of instruments and technicians used in catalogs and brochures
UPDATED Serial Numbers