When I bought this drum a few years ago, it's previous owner was the great jazz drummer Barrett Deems, who played with Louis Armstrong. The drum came with Barrett's signature on the snare head, but unfortunately I haven't been able to locate it.
Since buying this drum, I have handled with the utmost care and only used it once. When not in use or admiring the drum, I have stored it at room temperature.
- Dimensions: 7" x 14" - one-piece maple shell - 16 Beavertail lugs - aluminium cloud badge - 3-point strainer (I have the strainer arm even though it's not pictured) - new Puresound snare wires fitted
This is a very functional snare drum that is also a wonderful collector's item.