This snare was purchased new in February 1998 and has never been played. It is in mint condition. Comes in the original box with Slingerland order document.
The model number of this snare is RKD5514 with the Serial Number of 51717, manufactured in the Nashville plant.
Like the original, the shell used to construct this snare is a single piece of steam-bent maple with reinforcement hoops on both top and bottom. This combination gives a deep, rich tone frequently called the "fat sound." Other features include a heavy throw-off, 13" 16-strand snares, coated white batter head, and clear snare head.
This Radio King® Original model has an 8-lug, chrome-plated brass hoop engraved with the original Slingerland Radio King® logo with the standard satin finished solid maple shell and a brass cloud badge.