Here we have a Slingerland 'Sound King' Snare drum from the early 60's. (see date stamp) This is a 6.5x14" snare drum with 16 lugs. It's finished in white marine pearl. The drum appears to be a 3 ply snare with 1/4 Maple reinforcement rings. The inner and outer plys appear to be mahogany with an inner play of maple. As you can see someone has installed an old ludwig throw-off, thus leaving two holes. Also, the tension knob on the throw off is a little tight, but works well. Considering these issues, I'd say the drum is priced accordingly.
This model is not to be confused with the infamous 'radio king'. -However, this is still considered to be a 'pro-line' drum and NOT a student model. It's ludwig equivalent would be popular 'Festival' or classic line from the early 60's. Please feel free to ask questions. Thank you!

Items in the Worthopedia are obtained exclusively from licensors and partners solely for our members’ research needs.