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  • Item Category: Entertainment
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 26, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

Being Offered For Your Immence Pleasure & Consideration As Pictured

A One Owner Vintage 60s Slingerland Radio King Chrome Over Brass 5 x 14 Snare Drum In Excellent Fully Functional Condition

Made With Pride In Niles, IL, U.S.A. In 1963

This Example Is The Earliest Version Slingerland Had Incorporated The Famous Radio King Strainer With A Solid COB No Line Shell (As Pictured In Catalog 63A) It Came To Us With A Stunning All Original Date Stamped '63 Gene Krupa Deluxe 4pc (22, 16, 13, 5.5 Matching Snare) Sparkling Pearl Finish Drumkit The Owner Expressed To Us That He Had Special Ordered This Drum For Purchase In Addition To The Krupa Set

Aside From The Like New Remo Heads It Is Comprised Of All Factory Original Components Each & Every Screw Including An Oval Black & Brass Slingerland Four Digit Niles Illinois Badge Chrome Over Brass Stick Saver Rim Shot Hoops Original Tension Rods & Washers Eight Double Tension Self Aligning Lugs With Interior Backing Plates Original Extended 20 Strand Snappy Snare Wires Super Smooth Tone Control Radio King Long Arm Strainer & Corresponding Butt End

This Drum Is In Amazing Clean & Complete Condition Far Less Than Average Playwear Present Namely Some Very Minor & Faint Scratches/Scuffs As A Result Of 50 Years Usage Nothing Serious Barely Noticeable The Badge Is Loosely Fastened To The Shell (Came This Way When Drum Was New The Four Digit Blk/Brs Bass Drum Badge Was Fastened In The Same Manner The Rack & Floor Toms Were Devoid Of Any Badges At All Common For That Era) The Factory Rounded Bearing Edges Are In Fabulous Condition No Extra Holes Or Structural Issues No Rust Or Pitting

This Snare Drum Sounds Fantastic Great Responsiveness & Crack Produces Beautiful Subtle Rolls Full On Rimshots & Everything Imaginable In Between Suitable For Any Musical Situation

Not Many Left Around To Be Had In This Incredible Condition Don't Miss Out On This Rare Collectable Vintage Gem

All Bidders Welcomed No Reserve Will Ship To Wherever Allowable Worldwide

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