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  1. Capt Wierd

    John Mcquaid

    Has anyone heard from John, talked to him last Spring, tried calling his landline, it's disconnected, cell phone is constantly busy
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    Walberg and Auge

    A friend of mine and myself are looking for any W & A catalogs from the 30s
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    Walberg and Auge Catalog

    Does anyone have a 1930s Walberg and Auge catalog?
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    Painted Drum Heads from the 30s

    Recently I've come across 2 great painted drum heads of the 30s, pretty rare. The first one I almost past up because I didn't recognize the head, it was upside down...
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    Another Viking Raid

    Well it's been awhile, the lack of pillaging the small towns of England and Scotland sure gets boring, so we're at it again A very rare Besson Bass Pedal, Pre war to go with my Besson trap kit Premier Canister throne for a future kit in Copper w/ Black Stripe Carlton Collapsible Bass...
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    My First Snare, not Premier

    August 1959
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    Carlton Snare Redux

    Just to prove the old adage, "You learn something new everyday" For years, I've beem calling the Carlton finish, ebony background with silver/gold slivers running through it, Raytex. It is only Raytex if it's Premier, if it's Carlton it's called "Electra" Here are 4 examples Carlton...
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    Looking for a Couple Vintage Catalogs

    I'm looking for either scans or actual catalogs from Walberg and Auge, Ajax and John Grey from the 30s
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    Hello, Again Sports Fans and Future Lounge Lizards

    This is the best pic I've found of the Carlton Combo, there is a rumor this maybe coming to America
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    The Raids will continue until the morale improves

    Now this is a wrap I've never, ever even seen or heard of but it must be the Greenwood Pearl wrap described in the 35-36 catalog. It has darkened over the years but it might clean up a little
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    Me Viking Mates are on vacation in the Canary Islands

    Some interesting late 30s green sparkle drums, snare and 2 orphan toms, we will be on the search for a bass drum. Unfortunately, the lever on the Dominion is broken. Some tried to tack a bottom head on the smaller tom
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    Holy Grail of Vintage Carlton

    Just got this in the UK, I have the matching bass from years ago, with diecast lugs, so now have the tube lug version bass and snare and the diecast lug
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    Old Posts

    How do I access old posts beyond the pages I can normally access? Archived posts??, need some pics off some of my old post due to computer issues
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    Boosey and Hawkes Low Hat

    Just found this little item, it is built similar to the Carlton Low Hat, same type of cast foot treadle,
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    Finally, Kentucky Cowbells

    It took me along time but I finally nailed a set, next stop my Gigster Console
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    Carlton Combination aka Cocktail kit

    This is interesting; It's the oldest version of the Carlton Combination Kit I've ever seen, now mine Other Versions: I already had a matching snare; The tricky part is trying to...
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    How It's All Done, UK to USA

    Some may have wondered how I get all my plunder to these shores, well here it is in pictures courtesy of Embassy Cargo in Basildon: Container pulls into dock Pallets being loaded Container sealed Container on its way to the port The ship departed Sunday, the 17th of June and...
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    Quickie Raid on the U.K.

    I've never seen this in any of the catalogs
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    Chas Laine to the white courtesy phone

    Chas got a nibble on wmp Oli14 inch floor tom
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    Zickos for the Zicko's Man For full Disclosure, they are my Cousin's in Brum