Gorgeous 1961 Slingerland 10" x 14" snare drum in silver and red sparkles. Niles badge. Date stamped July 1961. Original throw and muffler / tone control present and functional, comes with hybrid gut / steel snare wires (original?) in great shape, missing only one strand I believe. It also comes with the original "S" hoops, also in great shape, with only a bit of scratching on key areas.

Beautiful mahogany interior with rock maple re-rings. I believe the drum is 3 ply. The bearing edges are really nice, have been well taken care of, and regularly waxed old school style.

The lugs are nice and clean with only small marks and abrasions. A couple of spots on a few of them, see photos.

It looks like the stripe has been re-glued a couple of times at the seam over the years, but it's solidly on and pretty tight. The original throw screw bead has disintegrated, and has been replaced by a little bit of blue foam. It does the job. See photos.

It sounds warm, fat and delicious.

The drum comes with an almost new Remo Ambassador bottom head, and a well used Remo top head.

Listed6 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
  • 10" x 14" snare drum
  • Red Sparkle & Silver
  • 1961
Made In
  • United States

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