Rare CIVIL WAR ERA DRUM with Compass Rose Inlay/Marquetry
- Source: eBay
Up for auction is an authenticCIVIL WAR period Drum with a a beautiful Compass Rose inlay. (I have seen only one like it on Google Images) It measures 17" across and 11 1/4" high. It retains some of its original heart-shaped leather tab ears and it's black painted design along both rims is in excellent condition. The hoops are strong and hold well. As for condition: The bottom skin head is split (as is common for drums that old). The top skin has some stains. There is one old veneer patch, with nice aged patina. Please view the photos for details. This is a great Civil War item and would be a great addition to a Civil War collection. Please email me with any questions you might have about this item and I will be happy to answer you. Payment must be received within 5 days of auction ending.