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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-24-2009, 09:37 AM
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Posted By M Stephan
Re: Gretsch Round Badge questions

According to Gretsch expert John Sheridan, with whom I've had the pleasure of many conversations and emails, natural maple shells were NOT available on Gretsch drums until the Stop Sign era - except...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-24-2007, 01:38 AM
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Views: 1,347
Posted By M Stephan
3-Ply 12-in Tom - Gretsch?

OK - a few of you may have seen this drum on eBay recently. It sold for slightly over $100. One head is clear and the other has red spray-paint.
One muffler and the badge & tack are gone. All...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-24-2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,923
Posted By M Stephan
Re: Gretsch 60's chrome snare

This Gretsch snare defines "Heavy Metal" for the weight alone - although full and warm, it's still not as loud and ringy as the Ludwig Supraphonic 10-Lug.

After playing with this drum for a...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-14-2007, 12:48 AM
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Views: 2,059
Posted By M Stephan
Wanted: Gretsch Black Nitron Kit

50s-60s Round Badge.
Price equal to condition. Single drums considered. No peeling wraps, re-wraps, or redrilled drums please. Looking for something close to factory in originality, without...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-28-2006, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,237
Posted By M Stephan
Re: help in identifying gretsch kit

Hi -

I just picked up on your post, and will see if I can help. First you have to help me, here's what I'll need:

1. take off a head and take pics of the insides of the drums, and post them...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-27-2006, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,038
Posted By M Stephan
Re: 1940's Gretsch Broadcaster Snare

hi ccootsona -

Ya know, your info, is really great - names I hadn't heard - and your question about the shell is dead on! But, I haven't seen the drum, yet. The seller has has no computer - and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-26-2006, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,038
Posted By M Stephan
Re: 1940's Gretsch Broadcaster Snare

from M Stephan: No pics yet - will post when I available.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-26-2006, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,038
Posted By M Stephan
1940's Gretsch Broadcaster Snare

I'd like to hear from the group on this:

Please give details on 1940's Grestch Broadcaster Snare Drums (wood)

- Were they issued without Gretsch badges?

- What is approx. value for one with...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-26-2006, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,163
Posted By M Stephan
Re: Gretsch; made in Taiwan...

I, too, have been confused by the present state of the Gretsch line, so I just went to and clicked on the following and found the following:

- USA CUSTOM - "...hand crafted"...
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