Vintage Drum Forum the best vintage drum forum on the Internet - Vintage Drum History - Vintage Drum Questions

Go Back   Vintage Drum Forum > For Sale

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-05-2011, 05:08 PM
(Kb) (Kb) is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: New Orleans
Posts: 28
Default Leedy 14x18 Bass Drum - Burgundy Sparkle

Hey all - here's a little gem of a bass drum, recently given some extra love...

Original, nicely mauved SlingerLeedy Burgundy Sparkle! Thump thump thump! It sounds stellar. A gorgeous drum, that's not done justice by the disclaimers to follow! (Look at the pics!)

It had some extra holes, which were carefully patched and painted, inside and out, so that it passes the five-foot test for sure!

Full info below, including many pictures - but we'll skip to the important stuff:
$400 shipped in the ConUS.
I will certainly consider shipping overseas if there's interest.

PICTURES

Parts are all original, excepting two hex-bolts on the sides of the rail consolette and two keyrods (instead of T's) where the pedal attaches. Missing half a hoop's worth of inlay. (I do have a source for a replacement strip if interested). Some lift on part of one seam.

The extra holes: someone moved the rail (+2) and someone installed a muffler (+1.5) and then moved it too (+1.5).

There is one other "weird" spot on one re-ring where it looks like two screws/pins(?) were put - maybe to hold it in place?? It's a bit of a mystery, and a rather small area on the underside of the drum which didn't seem to warrant messing with (photos 15+16 in photo album).
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	1e2.jpg
Views:	219
Size:	124.4 KB
ID:	33088  
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-06-2011, 01:13 PM
Rich K. Rich K. is offline
Vintage Drum Guru
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 1,187
Default Re: Leedy 14x18 Bass Drum - Burgundy Sparkle

That finish is called "Smokey Sparkling Pearl".
Very rare Slingerland (and Leedy) wrap.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:34 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2021 VSDwebdesign