Do You Think This a Zildjian "A"?

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I am aware at some point Zildjian put a big "A" on their "A" series
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Some say the pictured cymbal is an "A" some say it is NOT an "A" but rather this line is simply "Avedis".
I have an opinion but have not enclosed it.
What say you?
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That looks like an A to me - the "Avedis" line was not out when that one (guessing 80's/90's) came out.

It looks platinum (also A's) but I think platinum had blue writing and that looks black.
 

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That looks like an A to me - the "Avedis" line was not out when that one (guessing 80's/90's) came out.

It looks platinum (also A's) but I think platinum had blue writing and that looks black.
It’s an A. Zildjian. Plain and simple. I’ve seen a few of them ;)

The original Platinum line (which were indeed A’s) had black lettering. The Platinum relaunch had blue.
 

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Agreed.
More than once I have been on the phone with someone who won't believe that is an "A"
If you ever do, at some pont in the future, steer them to this post.
 
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I am aware at some point Zildjian put a big "A" on their "A" series
BUT
Some say the pictured cymbal is an "A" some say it is NOT an "A" but rather this line is simply "Avedis".
I have an opinion but have not enclosed it.
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Next time someone tells you that, your response should be......

"A" IS "Avedis"....what do you think "A" stands for?! :cussing::roll:

There is a cymbal made NOW called "Avedis". It's basically the A's ode to the Kerope, but it will only have "Avedis" printed on it....and even that is an "A".

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Avedis Zildjian is the "A" series. The other "Avedis" cymbals just say Avedis on them which are still "A" cymbals but designed more for a vintage sound/look than the regular Avedis/A series.
 

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....also, let's not forget the A Custom and the A Zildjian & Cie cymbal lines....but they're all still A's of one type or another.
 

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Next time someone tells you that, your response should be......

"A" IS "Avedis"....what do you think "A" stands for?! :cussing::roll:

There is a cymbal made NOW called "Avedis". It's basically the A's ode to the Kerope, but it will only have "Avedis" printed on it....and even that is an "A".

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For laughs I browsed the 3 closest major cities craigslist putting in the search word "avedis".
Every one had at least one ad with a "block letter A" referring to it as "avedis", no mention of it being an "A".
I would venture to guess, if the collective "you" are so inclined, you would find the same results.
That being said I would bet money at least one person checking into our forum was not aware either.
We are making people more informed by the day.
 

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Scope out their website and browse the products lines.
Should clear it up.
 


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