Medalist Models

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

1961-1964
med_RMC1 The presence of “Elkhart, Ind” markings indicates horns that were made at the Blessing factory in Elkhart, Indiana (confirmed by Merle Johnson, former President of Blessing).
med_RMC2 Description TBD
med_RMC3 Same as above, with the word “Richards” above the “Reynolds” mark.
1964-1970
med_196x Description TBD
1971-1979
med_197x In Reynolds’ last decade, all instruments were similarly engraved: a large lowercase “reynolds” with the model name and “Made in USA” in smaller uppercase lettering underneath.