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Old 04-07-2015, 06:59 PM
mgtcnut mgtcnut is offline
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Default mij supreme drums who made these?

I picked these up the other day at a garage sale,...does anybody know anything about supreme drums.??. They very well made .missing nothing..snare is a 10 lug. chrome is Great... the wrap is awesome...just love the colors these old MIJ came with
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Old 04-07-2015, 08:24 PM
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OH My Gosh!!..Those drums are beautiful
And they look brand new

Another mij badge I have not seen before now

..Great find .and best of luck with them .............. Kenwood

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Old 04-07-2015, 09:53 PM
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WOW ! Your kit looks like it was never taken out of it's boxes ! If i'm not mistaken, the "Supreme" badge was just another of many badges made by two not so famous drum companies from back then who became huge drum manufacturers today..
Those companies being Pearl and Tama..
All MIJ "stencil kits" were made from either Pearl, or "Star" which was pre-Tama..
Here's a list from the vintagedrumguide.com of MIJ stencil kit badges and distribution names.. Hope this helps you out..
Here is your badge--
http://vintagedrumguide.com/images/s...es/supreme.jpg

http://vintagedrumguide.com/japanese_drums/badges.html

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Old 04-08-2015, 01:19 AM
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The Pro pedal and hi hat stand would point me to STAR, also the lugs:-) anyway, cool Drumset:-)
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Old 04-08-2015, 01:33 AM
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Default Re: mij supreme drums who made these?

im guessing Star made drums. i say this coz they have the same hardware as my kit that is a Star made kit. my kit also came with a 10 lug snare but mine is wood. very nice drums, they look unused.
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Old 04-08-2015, 01:43 AM
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Yes... Supreme = Star Drums..

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Old 04-08-2015, 04:37 AM
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Congrats!I'm waiting for news right now on a lime-green onyx Supreme! Not as minty as yours, but pretty groovy too.
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Old 04-08-2015, 05:58 AM
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These are Star drums. I have a complete set of Supremes in BDP and three snares in blue sparkle. They sound very good if properly tuned with good heads. Excellent find!
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Old 04-08-2015, 08:37 AM
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An incredible looking MIJ kit! I guess there are still treasures to be found! My guess is that it was a first kit for someone bitten by the Beatles craze, but then lost interest not too long after getting the kit. And, yes, it does appear to be Star/Tama, most likely around 1966-67.

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Old 04-08-2015, 09:21 AM
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Default Re: mij supreme drums who made these?

Thanks ,for everybody's comments.and expertise

i had guessed that they might have been made by Star... Yes ,these still look new and all the drums still have the plastic drum key bags hanging from a tension rod... I did NOt clean these up..this is the way they came
. Does anybody have a value $$, what tis kit may be worth ?? as i might possibly just sell the kit complete as shown
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