SLINGERLAND 1958 "RADIO KING" 5.5x14" BLUE SPARKLE SUPER KRUPA MODEL 3-PLY SHELL

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  • Item Category: Entertainment
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 13, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
VINTAGE SNARE DRUM

1958 ~ SLINGERLAND 5.5x14" RADIO KING "BLUE SPARKLING PEARL!!" "SUPER KRUPA" MODEL

~ Up for auction and your bidding pleasure is a Beautiful & RARE "1958" 5.5" X 14", B.D.P., SPARKLING BLUE PEARL, SLINGERLAND SNARE DRUM "SUPER KRUPA" "RADIO KING" 16-LUG "Model", W/3-ply, MAHOGANY SHELL!! "ALL ORIGINAL", "NO ALTERATIONS" OR "EXTRA-HOLES"!! The badge is the FAMOUS 50's Black and GOLD outlined "OVAL BADGE" design, Sporting : QUALITY DRUMS, Chicago, ILL., U.S.A.! This drum features the infamous "3-PLY" MAHOGANY / POPLAR/ MAHOGANY" SHELL w/SOLID MAPLE, "Reinforment-Rings," Beautiful inside MAHOGANY-Interior!! There are Stamp or Ink Markings Inside of the shell depicting a DATE: APR. 29 1958 & Also a P-020. THE 8 is smudged, but fairly ledge-able. In addition, this drum has 8-SOUND-KING LUGS and hoops. The TOP RIM is CHROME over brass & has the SLINGERLAND "Stick Saver" Sound King Design. The BOTTOM rim is SLINGERLAND'S "WIDE" SOUND-KING STYLE SNARE GATE DESIGN, that was produced to accommodate 20-STRAND WIRES! IN addition this R.K. comes equipped w/brand new PURE SOUND Radio King style 20-Strand Wires **IMPORTANT NOTE: THIS DRUM HAS a RARE 3-ply SHELL! Many Radio King collectors like the Solid Maple Shell, but this drum really has the desirable R.K. Tonality and Sounds Fantastic. SLINGERLAND WAS
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