Paiste 19" 2002 Wild China Cymbal 2010s

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $150$225

The most recognizable of all Paiste cymbal lines, the 2002 series is known for its bright attack, clear projection and strong ties to rock. It is also Paiste's longest-running series, with some models in continuous production since 1971.

The 2002 Wild China features a pronounced hammering pattern and brilliant finish for strong attack, extremely short decay, and harsh, complex overtones.


Years of production: 2007-present

Composition: CuSn8, "2002" Bronze (92% copper, 8% tin, traces of silver)

Notable artists: Joey Jordison, John Dolmayan, Alex Gonzalez