The Gretsch Silver Series is the company's entry to intermediate line of snares. Built with workhorse hardware, the snares are intended for frugally-minded gigging drummers and students.

The Retro-Luxe's complementary two-tone draws on aesthetic design standards from the 40s and 50s.
Years of production: ca. 2012-present

Composition: maple shell w/ two-tone gloss lacquer, 30-degree bearing edges, chrome hardware, die-cast hoops, 20-strand snare

Notable players: Brad Wilk, Phil Collins, Steve Ferrone

Product Specs

  • 6.5x14 Silver Series Retro-Luxe Snare
  • Pewter/White
  • 2010s

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Reviews for the Gretsch 6.5x14 Silver Series Retro-Luxe Snare
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  • Great Gretsch Drum as always...

    Verified Purchase

    It is just Fabulous.... I reheaded, fyberskyned it, and resnared, Grover combinationed it, and now it has my William Shoemaker signature sound... It is a great addition to my snare collection, and will blend nicely with my Renown 57 kit... To all of you, keep up the good work and Merry Christmas...

  • Unique appeal

    Verified Purchase

    Prior to purchasing, I have read many other reviews, with quite a few having negative comments about the looks, the "quirky" RetroLuxe badge, etc. But as I looked at the available pictures, I soon realized the opinions were primarily personal preference. There are A LOT more snare drums out there t…