Posted by Joe S. Jr. on October 22, 1999 at 21:49:26:
In Reply to: Re: Re: 1/2 size sousaphones posted by Rob Perelli-Minetti on October 22, 1999 at 07:41:52:
I'm sure that there have been many variations. The current King-made one that I have says "Gladiator", or something like that, and has the regular (not tiny) valveset bore.
An old junker Jr. King sousa that I had a long time ago said "Cleveland" on it and also had the standard .687" bore.