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Vintage Gretsch 1940's Broadkaster 6.5x14 Snare Drum in Aged White Marine Pearl - 3 ply Round Badge

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This is a really nice 1940's Gretsch 6.5xx14 Broadkaster 8 lug snare drum.  I wish I could tell you the actual year, but the date stamp has faded to illegible over the last 70 years...The drum was made in the pre-silver sealer and pre-paper tag era of Gretsch.  This is the famous 3 ply shell that gave Gretsch their "sound".  The drum was originally finished in a black and gold duco paint, but has been professionally rewrapped in Aged White Marine Pearl.  Other than the wrap, the drum is completely original (even the snare wires) and is ready to be played (or collected).  This is back when Gretsch shells were pushing the diameter limits, compared to todays heads, but modern heads do indeed fit this guy...tho snug mind you. If you use Remo "classic" Ambassador, they fit really easy.  I hope this wonderful sounding instrument finds a nice home.

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Product Specs

Listed3 years 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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  • United States

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