1963 RMC/Reynolds catalog

While there is not an explicit publication date on the catalog, I've dated this to 1963 based on its use of the full-page black-and-white "hero" photography that also appears in 1963 print ads.

From a presentation perspective, RMC has inverted the previous catalogs' narrative, introducing the student models first, then building up to the artist-grade Contempora line. There is also an attempt to describe features of the instruments from the student's perspective, rather than describing models in terms of what a professional musician wants and needs.

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