Meinl 17" Byzance Traditional Medium-Thin Crash 2010s Traditional

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  • $160$200

Founded in 1951 and based in Germany, Meinl Percussion is one of the two leaders in European cymbal and percussion manufacture alongside Paiste. The Byzance series features traditional Turkish hammering techniques with a basis of B20 alloy for a traditional, atmospheric cymbal sound. The 17" Traditional Medium-Thin Crash is a well-balanced cymbal with a tight response and medium-short decay.

Years of production: ca. 1990-present

Composition: B20 Alloy (80% copper, 20% tin, traces of silver)

Associated artists: Brann Dailor, Tommy Clufetos, Chris Adler