Is this an old Ajax (B&H) snare?

Prufrock

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Definitely not Ajax (or English). The drum looks like it could be German. Has a Sonor feel to it, but not quite. Trixon is a possibility, or one of the other West or East German makers like Tromsa; could even be from another nearby country from around the same time. Looks like it may be from the mid 1950s.
 

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Definitely not Ajax (or English). The drum looks like it could be German. Has a Sonor feel to it, but not quite. Trixon is a possibility, or one of the other West or East German makers like Tromsa; could even be from another nearby country from around the same time. Looks like it may be from the mid 1950s.
Agree with above...East European...Roxy...Trixon...Tromsa...just a guess Roxy..by the strainer assembly only
 

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Definitely not Ajax (or English). The drum looks like it could be German. Has a Sonor feel to it, but not quite. Trixon is a possibility, or one of the other West or East German makers like Tromsa; could even be from another nearby country from around the same time. Looks like it may be from the mid 1950s.
Thanks for the reply! I agree. It looks more German than British. But the lugs is just different from both Roxy, Trixon and Tromsa. Hmm. I'll keep searching.
Thnaks again. :)
 

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Hi guys,

Thanks for your input.
After some additional research, I have found out that it’s a German Lefima from 1968.

Cheers,

Jeppe
 

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Awesome! Good luck with it, thats a nice looking drum. Have you measured the head to see what size it actually takes? My 1956 Sonor set takes a wierd size, like 11.5 inches .
 

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