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Phil does what he can. If it were a Cleveland, I'd think it might be in that range. But, the O sometimes is associated with the Pan American Cavalier line, but the Cavalier was instituted in 1931.
The Varsity was a student line sold by Holton before they started making their own Collegiate line in 1929. They also sold imports of Beaufort and Pertin. But there is some information that seems to
I don't have an answer on the letters engraved on it. The pitch of the bugle is determined by the length of the tubing. It doesn't really matter how the tubing is wrapped. If you measure the length
About all that can be determined is that it is a bugle. It appears to be a low bugle. Soprano bugles are typically in G, and this one would also be in G, but an octave below. It is difficult to tell