The Gretsch USA Bell Brass snare drum has a smooth, pure timbre while keeping the overtones in check. Not afraid of its voice being heard, this drum has a powerful cut that's sure to speak in the mix.The 3mm bell brass shell combines the warm attributes of wooden shells with the bite of metal drums.This model, the G4169BBR, is equipped with die-cast hoops, a 42-strand snare wire, Lightning throw-off, and a convenient "Snap-In" key holder.

Product Features

  • 6.5" x 14" bell brass snare drum with handsome center knurling
  • An extension of the Gretsch USA Custom series
  • Made from 3mm of cast bell brass for a striking look and tone
  • Bell-like sustain
  • Crisp attack with a woody low end
  • Powerful projection
  • Good dynamic range
  • Lightning throw off mechanism is a throwback to a classic
  • 42-strand snare wire exhibits excellent sensitivity
  • Die-cast hoops deliver crisp rimshots and cutting cross-sticks
  • Snap-in drum key holder keeps you ready for tune-ups
  • Iconic Gretsch brass round badge


  • Color: Brass
  • Size: 14"
  • Depth: 6.5"
  • Shell Material: Bell Brass
  • Model Name: G4169BBR

ConditionBrand New (New)
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