About Reynolds

Reynolds Company Timeline
Company History

Operating from 1936-1979, the F. A. Reynolds Company was built on a foundation of years of research, use of the finest materials obtainable and an insistence on unhurried craftsmanship.

Foster A. Reynolds c.1936; image courtesy of hnwhite.com
Foster A. Reynolds

Foster Adolph Reynolds (1884-1960) was one of the principal figures in the brass instrument manufacturing industry in the early twentieth century.

Ohio Band Instrument Co.
Ohio Band Instrument Company

A subsidiary of the F.A. Reynolds Company, Ohio Band created “Instruments of Quality” exclusively for dealers in the school band market.

1950 Reynolds Catalog
Marketing Archives

A collection of product catalogs, brochures and price sheets, print advertisements and professional artist profiles.