Meinl 19" Byzance Dark Sky Ride 2010s Un-Lathed

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  • $200$250

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 19" Dark Sky Ride features an un-lathed top which, coupled with the size, produces an earthy, staccato stick definition.

Years of production: ca. 1990-present

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

Associated artists: Brann Dailor, Tommy Clufetos, Chris Adler