Trumpets

Select from the model list below to view manufacturing specifications, catalog descriptions, example photographs, model notes and more.

Contempora

Artist-level trumpets with bronze alloy bells and optional first valve triggers. Medium- and large-bore B♭ and C models.

reynolds (professional)

Reynolds’ original line of trumpets. Medium-bore models with brass or sterling silver bells.

argenta

Professional large-bore trumpet made of solid nickel silver; optional first valve “trigger”. Made 1959-73.

emperor

Medium-bore B♭ trumpet for intermediate players. Deluxe model with nickel silver bell flare and brass body.

ERA

Specialty models to aid high-register playing; with or without a tuning bell design.

HI-FI

Large-bore B♭ trumpet with brass bell. Only made 1959-64.

medalist

Large-bore student B♭ trumpet with brass bell. Later models same as or similar to Olds Ambassador.

onyx

Dark ebony finish over nickel-plated brass. Made from 1974-75 in Fullerton.

Ranger

Student model with modular design for fast repairs. Same as Olds Pinto (1972-75).

the Regent

Student-line B♭ trumpet made by Ohio Band Instrument Co. (1936-c.1950).

Roth

Medium-bore B♭ trumpet with brass bell. Originally made by Ohio Band (c.1940-61).

Pageantry Brass

Specialty brass for pageantry and display. Herald trumpet, Post horn and Coach horn.

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