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    Need help identifying Leedy & Strupe 14 x 6 1/2 COB snare

    Hello Bob, Just sent you pictures of the snare to the e-mail address you provided. Let me know if you need some more. Thanks in advance for your help, Paul
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    Need help identifying Leedy & Strupe 14 x 6 1/2 COB snare

    Hello Richard, Thanks for the link. I did get a look at the pictures of the catalog that are included in the NSMD article. The badges on the snares look like the one on mine. Only: none of the snares displayed are available in a metal configuration, they all appear to be wooden shells. The...
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    Need help identifying Leedy & Strupe 14 x 6 1/2 COB snare

    Good evening guys, Thanks for the replies. From what I've gathered, there were a few models produced during the short-lived Leedy & Strupe era. The Dictator - I think history soon proved this was a bad idea for a name, especially considering the 30's... - which is not this model (because it had...
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    Need help identifying Leedy & Strupe 14 x 6 1/2 COB snare

    Greetings fellow enthusiasts, Just got my hands on a really nice condition Leedy & Strupe, 14'' x 6 1/2'' COB snare. Pretty well kept, not pricey (paid 400 CAD, which is the equivalent of 312$ US), although the strainer is a Leedy 4 point strainer, not original. It does hide the original holes...
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    Wanted - Ludwig Super Transition era muffler with 3/4 knob

    Hello, You might want to ping Ned Ingberman at Vintage Drum Center. He got me my small knob muffler for my 1961 Super Ludwig COB 14 x 6 1/2. Paul
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    Looking for Leedy 4 point strainer (complete or part)

    Greetings, I'm looking for a Leedy 4 point strainer. It can be complete or partial. I'm missing the small part that acts as a link between the lever and the sliding part. This strainer came with a 1941 Leedy Reliance snare. Attached is a picture of a complete strainer, I've drawn a red arrow...
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