Emperor Models

The photos and notes below describe the different engraving styles that were used on Emperor instruments over different periods of the Reynolds Company’s history.

1949-1952
Emperor Cornet (SN 25312) Description TBD
Emperor Trumpet (SN 28633) Description TBD
1952-1961
Emperor Trumpet (SN 30649) Description TBD
Emperor Trumpet (SN 32093) The same as the second example from 1947-1952, but with “Made by Roth-Reynolds” instead of “F.A. Reynolds”.
emp_roth3 Description TBD
emp_roth4 Description TBD
1961-1964
emp_RMC Description TBD
1964-1970
emperor_07 Description TBD
emperor_08 Description TBD
emp_196x Description TBD
Reynolds Emperor USA Description TBD
1971-1979
emp_197x Description TBD