This Slingerland 5.5 x 14 sparkling blue pearl wood snare drum is in fantastic condition. It is in really nice shape and the laminate looks great. There are a couple of small spots where the laminate has been lightly scratched but overall it is in very good condition. The muffler and the snare throw are working and the snare throw works without any issue as long as you are not pushing the snare throw arm towards the drum. If the snare throw arm is pushed towards the drum it creates a minor hitch. The lugs do have some light pitting on them but this is typical age wear. This drum plays with a nice crisp sound!
Badge Type: Black and Brass Niles Oval. 1963-1969
Badge Condition: Very good.
Material/Finish: Laminate over wood.
Wood Shell Condition: Very light general wear.
Snare Throw: Works well with a minor hitch, noted above.
Snare Wires: Not Original.
Muffler: Functions well with good felt.
Heads: Good used condition – the bottom head has a couple of dimples.
Lugs: 8 Lugs that show some light pitting. We do not guarantee that all lug screws are original.
Hoop Condition: The Slingerland stick saver hoops have light general wear.
Player Wear: Very light general wear (minor if any surface imperfections).
Case: An older used vintage Slingerland plastic clam shell case is included. Note it does have a couple of small age cracks.
The Stand: An older used Slingerland stand is included.
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