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Old 04-15-2014, 04:31 PM
JosephR JosephR is offline
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Default 1940s Slingerland Radio King Set

This is an all original original mid-1940s aluminum cloud badge kit with all original calf heads and hardware. The only things that did not come with the set were the cymbals which are period Zildjian trans stamp 12" hats and a 11" splash.

6 1/2 x 14 Snare Drum
13 x 9 Tom-Tom
16 x 16 Floor Tom
26 x 14 Bass Drum

Updated with a photo of the kit onstage with The Ted Lewis Orchestra
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Old 04-15-2014, 04:55 PM
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Default Re: 1940s Slingerland Radio King Set

It doesn't get much better than this. This kit has "CLASS" written all over it. Flat out STUNNING! Thanks for sharing the pics.
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Old 04-15-2014, 05:04 PM
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Home run all the way !
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Old 04-15-2014, 05:23 PM
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Default Re: 1940s Slingerland Radio King Set

Beautiful.. Time Capsule stuff...

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Old 04-15-2014, 06:13 PM
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oh, that is gorgeous.
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Old 04-15-2014, 07:18 PM
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Default Re: 1940s Slingerland Radio King Set

If they could talk the stories they would tell...absolutely a wonderfully preserved piece of drum history-real beauties!

Wayne
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Old 04-15-2014, 08:37 PM
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Beautiful kit~! So classy and very cool it's been kept together. Original floor tom cradle is something you don't see that often. Many drums were upgraded with legs and brackets. Good stuff there thanks for the pics.
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Old 04-16-2014, 01:20 AM
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She's a beaut! Makes me really miss my '49 Leedy kit in same wrap and similar config. Maybe I'll get her back some day...
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Old 04-16-2014, 08:29 AM
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Beautiful kit, thanks for sharing.

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Old 04-16-2014, 05:14 PM
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Pardon me while I wipe up this massive puddle of drool!
Very nice!
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