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Old 11-13-2011, 04:35 PM
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Arrow Re: 1970s Beverley 21 snare

Nice, Where and when did it come from?
Never heard of the Beverley.
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Old 11-13-2011, 04:45 PM
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Default Re: 1970s Beverley 21 snare

Amazing snare! Im still kicking myself for selling mine! So far the best British snare I've played...
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Old 11-13-2011, 05:20 PM
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Default Re: 1970s Beverley 21 snare

Beverley as pointed out above were British. Same shells as Premier, but different hardware. The Beverley 21 was manufactured as a rival to the Ludwig Supra I think.
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Old 11-14-2011, 02:34 PM
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Default Re: 1970s Beverley 21 snare

As I understand it, the Beverley Cosmic 21 (21 because it costed 21£, they say) was made by Premier on 30´s tooling but in alu - as stated above in order to compete with/copy Ludwigs Supraphonic - hence the 10 lugs and the general design, quite different from HiFi´s and 2000´s.

Later, it also came in a 6½" version (the 8120), and Premier marketed their own versions, the 35 and 36 (5 and 6½" respectively).

In the last couple of months, I have bought myself a Cosmic 21, a 35 (because the Cosmic was a very much worn example, but sounds sweet) and a 36. All extremely pleasing snares to my ears!


A cheaper way to (almost the) the sound of a Supra.


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