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Old 04-16-2018, 04:45 AM
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Default Drum badges how were they made?

There was a recent topic on the one of the FB Slingerland drum pages about the different colors used on some Slingerland cloud badges. And how to restore them. In specific the early cloud badges. I never really thought much about it until the topic came up. There's some pretty savy guys there. But no one seemed to know how they were mass produced. I thought maybe embossed or debossed metal stamping. Until I saw the back of a Slingerland cloud badge. It was flat. This suggests a possible casting process?? And how was the enamel paint applied? I guess this would be the same process Gretsch used? And maybe still uses today?Anyone that can shed some light on the topic? If anyone can add front and back pictures of different badges please do! The process may have been changed or altered over the years.
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