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Nickel Silver Bell Flare

"Tone Tempered" Roth Trombone

Under the Ohio Band label, Reynolds introduced a two-piece brass and nickel-silver bell in the late 1940s on deluxe “Tone Tempered”¬†models of the Roth trumpet, cornet and trombone. It’s not known if Reynolds founder Foster A. Reynolds was involved in the design of the new bell style, though it hardly seems coincidental that F.E. Olds […]

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Sterling Silver Bells

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Foster Reynolds helped H.N. White introduce the original sterling silver bells in the late 1920s on the Liberty-model trumpets, cornets, trombones and clarinets. When Reynolds left in 1936 to form his own company, he also produced trumpets, cornets and tenor trombones with sterling silver bells.

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