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Old 07-22-2016, 03:27 PM
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Default 1973 Slingerland Sparkling Orange Pearl

1973 Slingerland Sparkling Orange Pearl kit with matching snare, just cleaned up!
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Old 07-22-2016, 03:39 PM
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Holy Moly...Sparkling Orange Pearl! Incredibly rare! Where in the world did you find these beauties? We have a member here that has been looking for this kit. I'm sure he'll see it. Thanks for sharing!

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Old 07-22-2016, 03:49 PM
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Default Re: 1973 Slingerland Sparkling Orange Pearl

Found them on a Facebook posting. I needed to replace a few non-original parts, and there were some newer bass drum leg mounts that had been installed (had to plug a few holes with orange glass glitter wrap so they're virtually invisible), but overall it cleaned up very nicely! Photos were taken on a cloudy day - it REALLY sparkles in direct light!
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Old 07-22-2016, 04:21 PM
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Found them on a Facebook posting. I needed to replace a few non-original parts, and there were some newer bass drum leg mounts that had been installed (had to plug a few holes with orange glass glitter wrap so they're virtually invisible), but overall it cleaned up very nicely! Photos were taken on a cloudy day - it REALLY sparkles in direct light!
Never would thought they'd be on Facebook! Even more rare is the matching snare drum, since at least 99% of snare drums sold were metal shell models.

I have this same kit in Sparkling Purple Pearl, but without the matching snare drum.

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Old 07-22-2016, 03:57 PM
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My god they are MINT! What a find.
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Old 07-22-2016, 04:00 PM
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Prettiest Slingys I've ever seen. Awesome. Don't sell those!
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Old 07-22-2016, 04:35 PM
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Wow ! Those are really nice !
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Old 07-22-2016, 04:52 PM
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Very cool. What are the sizes? 20, 12, 13, 16? Serials nicely clustered?
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Old 07-22-2016, 05:06 PM
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I saw your post on facebook about this kit. It's a real stunner !!!
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Old 07-23-2016, 04:30 PM
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Very cool. What are the sizes? 20, 12, 13, 16? Serials nicely clustered?
Yeah, 20/12/13/16. A couple of serials are close, but not all; they all start with a "4".
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