1950 F.A. Reynolds catalog
Visually, this catalog is very similar to the 1949 catalog, but there are a few important differences:
- The lists of instruments on the pricing pages at the end have been updated with the Contempora model name, though most of the instrument pages still refer to "Reynolds" models.
- The Emperor line is introduced. Note the "Tone Tempered" models with nickel-silver bell flares that were part of the Roth lineup in 1949.
- Despite the "3 R's" branding on the cover, all Regent model instruments have been dropped from the catalog with the exception of the nickel-silver clarinet.
- Use of the "Professional" brand name for the Reynolds cornet and tenor trombone.
- Addition of the "Pottag Model" designation to the Double French Horn.
- An Emperor bass trombone with "medium large bore" and an 8½" bell. This likely was upgraded to the Professional Bass Trombone in later catalogs.
While the cover has been updated to read "Scherl & Roth" instead of "F.A. Reynolds", it still seems pre-1952 when "Roth-Reynolds" was introduced. So likely this catalog is from 1950 or 1951.
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