Some pretty cool stuff right there.
Yes it looks like someone stripped the nickel off. I wouldn't even want to suggest what to do with it from there.
Not an expert and wouldn't want to ruin it that's for sure.
Maybe ask Mike Craviotto.
it is a later 20's early 30's I would say from the 4 screw...
One thing about the concert toms you can fit them inside each other and they actually don't take up that much room for a kit that size. I have the same kit with 2 floors and fit them into 7 cs 2-bass 2-floor 3- the remaining.
Pictures would help.
Made after 1984 , the move to Monroe was at that time.
$400 for close to mint full set of Ludwigs ... Grab them.
Classic Maple most likely unless Silver badge would be Birch.
Nice, Is that part of the Blue sparkle kit you have?
Hopefully that kit wasn't destroyed in the fire.
I have an Eddie Knight bop kit that would look nice signed but don't see that happening.
Super Glad you got him to sign yours though.
Bongomania, is that drum pictured painted black?
Looks like I see a chip and WMP under there.
Also the W&A badges are round like the RB, have to measure them both and see if they are the same size.
Could be interesting to know.
Yes, I thought that also (The 3ply being used for the snares and bass drums), but I was just taking it out of the context of the book.
I might have to tell Jeremy about that one.
jptrickster, isn't that the Anniversary Sparkle kit in the W&A book. Great drum kit.
RGB supposedly handmade drums from the late 50's to mid 70's
his father George handcrafted them from the 20's to mid-late 50's
Both RGB and dad used Jasper shells.
The father used 3ply or single ply both with re-enforcement rings and were usually painted black interior.
The father used a...