Regent Trombones

Regent trombones were produced from c.1936-50 by Ohio Band Instrument Company, a division of F.A. Reynolds (located in the same building) focused on sales to student instrument dealers. Note the similarities in design with the Reynolds tenor trombones from the same period.

Model Size Description Example
TBD Bore: TBD
Bell:TBD
Regent Tenor Trombone | Body: Brass; no counterweight | Slide: Brass outer tubes, bracing and receiver; inner tubes TBD | Finish: polished brass with gold lacquer; silverplate with gold bell. Model TBD [SN 940]. Source: eBay.
1202 Bore: TBD
Bell: 7″
Regent Tenor Trombone | Materials: TBD | Finish: polished brass with gold lacquer; silverplate with gold bell (shown) Model TBD [SN 26902]. Source: eBay.

1930s catalog:

An entirely new model of standard proportions that will suit the requirements of trombone players in either band or orchestra work. Exceptionally easy to fill and play, this instrument will stand any amount of forcing. On soft passages it will respond with a clear even quality of tone, devoid of breaks or fuzzy tones, so common in many makes of trombone. A well constructed, finely balanced instrument, with 7 inch bell, durable, light, easy action slides, equipped with balancer and slide lock.”