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Old 09-03-2009, 12:22 PM
blonkins blonkins is offline
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Default Imperial snare.

Here's one for you experts out there..

Its Swiss made.

14.25" in diameter.

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Old 09-16-2009, 12:20 PM
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Default Re: Imperial snare.

Hello, I am from Germany. And I never heard of that brand ...

Perhaps this contact can be of help for you:

http://www.drummermagazin.de/0209_re/mysterium.php

If you need assistance as it is a German website, let me know.


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Old 09-16-2009, 12:42 PM
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Nice drum. It appears to be similar to a Leedy Broadway as far as the throwoff goes. The lugs and rims look extremely well-made and heavy. That's the first Swiss snare drum I've ever seen! Thanks for sharing! I would LOVE to see the interior!
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Old 09-17-2009, 11:36 AM
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I agree. From the hoops and hardware, it's no cheapie.

I have also never seen nor heard of such a maker.

More pius, please !
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Old 09-17-2009, 01:39 PM
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It's also intriguing because it appears to be a 6-lug drum. Most of the time, the six-luggers were considered somewhat "student" level drums (whatever that means!). But, by NO means is that drum a student level drum! Those heavy die-cast rims and the complex throwoff and those incredibly muscular tube lugs -wow! PLEASE post more pictures including interior shots. That's a VERY cool drum! I like it a LOT!
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Old 09-18-2009, 02:56 AM
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It' caught my eye too. I Googled it and found this so far. Interesting very well made drums.



http://www.classicdrummer.com/archiv...toration14.pdf

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Old 09-18-2009, 06:34 AM
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Nice one folks,

I'll post some interior shots soon.

Check this also.
A Guy I met recently in London who is a drum Guru found this.

http://www.drumsonly.ch/en/02raris.htm

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Old 09-18-2009, 01:38 PM
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SERIOUSLY COOL DRUMS!! WOW! I love these things! Look at the lugs on that red sparkle one...and the throwoff, too! What detailing! You would never see that kind of attention to detail in anything these days! VERY cool!
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Old 09-18-2009, 08:45 PM
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Here you go.

Only bummer is that both top and bottom heads are ripped. Anyone know where to get some heads 14.5" in diameter.

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Old 09-18-2009, 08:51 PM
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And a few more....
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