Introduced in 1961 by RMC-Reynolds, the Medalist cornet replaced the Roth model as the low-end student instrument in the catalog. Medalist cornets made under RMC ownership were actually produced for Reynolds by the E.K. Blessing Company in Elkhart, Indiana.
|Medalist Cornet | Body: brass bell and body; nickel silver slide tubes and trim | Valves: TBD | Finish: TBD|
Notes and Quotes
1966 Reynolds catalog:
A popular-priced cornet with all the quality features of our Medalist TU-58 Trumpet, and the balanced bore dimensions and proper resistance that allow a wider tonal and volume range, outstanding intonation and truly characteristic sound. Professional mouthpiece, music lyre and modern case included.
1970 Reynolds catalog:
Calculated balanced bore dimensions enable the beginning student to use a minimum of breath, but still maintain maximum projection. This outstanding student cornet combines exceptional playing performance with sturdy, rugged construction for long life and dependable service.
1977 Reynolds catalog:
The Medalist’s carefully designed bore dimensions make it a favorite for the beginning student. Minimum breath is required to maintain maximum projection combined with sturdy, rugged construction for long life and dependability. Finish is a highly polished brass with long lasting epoxy coating. Contempora-type valve system.