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Gretsch 1960's Round Badge Bop Kit 18/12/14/5.5x14 - Burgundy Sparkle - BLAKEY

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Steve Maxwell Drums - New York
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If you're looking for a GREAT sounding ORIGINAL 1960's Gretsch 6-ply bop kit, this is it. Mid-60's Round Badge set in original Burgundy Sparkle with an 8x12 tom tom, 14x14 floor tom, 14x18 bass drum, 5.5x14 snare. In incredible shape for a 50+ year old set, with only minor wear here and there on the finish and hardware. This is NOT a floor tom conversion but a real 18" bass drum that plays wide open and has all that great Gretsch 18" bass drum sound. The snare is snappy and sensitive and toms are on the dry side, but with a clear, warm tone. Seams are tight on all the drums - we don't know if they have been restored or not. 

PLEASE ask questions!!! We've tried to cover all the big topic questions here but if you need to know more specifics let us know before buying. We have additional interior pictures we can send as well - we can't add anymore pictures to this listing. Check out the sound file! (C)

- Strong, matching color on all drums
- Minimal wear on hardware or wrap
- New, replacement Maxwell reproduction rail consolette and diamond bracket on 12". 
- Super clean interiors
- Paper tags, silver sealer, and original edges on all drums
- Inspiring tone - not just one of the "good ones," but truly an exceptional sounding Gretsch kit. 
- No extra holes
- Original paper tag in the bass drum with 4244 part number
- 1/4" chip of wrap missing on the batter side edge - no edge damage. 
- Bass drum hoops were probably repainted at some point. 
- Screws for the bass drum lugs do not appear to be typical Gretsch screws

Please examine the photos closely for additional condition information and PLEASE message us if you have any questions that are not answered here or in the photos!

NOTE: International shipping is only an estimate. Some countries are more, some less. Contact us with your address for a firm shipping quote. No refunds on any International sales.

This item is sold As-Described

This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

Product Specs

Listeda month 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
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