Istanbul Pre split or Mehmet Mel Lewis cymbals wanted

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Arent the mel lewis cymbals agop?
14s.19,21..originally were ps

after split;
Mehmet changed ink to Legend.
Agop 'kept' the Mel Lewis ink moniker
Mel 1982 13s,18,20 all were Agop


Had many preSplits back at the turn of the century last ; )
 
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14s.19,21..originally were ps

after split;
Mehmet changed ink to Legend.
Agop 'kept' the Mel Lewis ink moniker
Mel 1982 13s,18,20 all were Agop


Had many preSplits back at the turn of the century last ; )
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^ that's the presplit

the aftersplit mehmet
your picture
is the aftersplit agop..

I see what you may be trying to say:
OP says 19" Mehmet > Mel. < ...yes that may be called (and found as..a ) Legend.

Mehmet may have used Mel Lewis ink real briefly-- then got shut down by the agop sons--- and switched ink to Legend.
done. over.
 
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The listing for the presplit is incorrectly titled Mehmet, prob because Reverb only allows you to enter Agop or Mehmet as a brand, not presplit Ist.
 

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^ that's the presplit

the aftersplit mehmet
your picture
is the aftersplit agop..

I see what you may be trying to say:
OP says 19" Mehmet > Mel. < ...yes that may be called (and found as..a ) Legend.

Mehmet may have used Mel Lewis ink real briefly-- then got shut down by the agop sons--- and switched ink to Legend.
done. over.
Cool
 

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These are not cheap. I’ve owned both the PS ML 19 and the Agop ML 19 at the exact weight. The Agop sounded better to me. Good luck with your search.
 

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Mehmet may have used Mel Lewis ink real briefly-- then got shut down by the agop sons--- and switched ink to Legend..
Istanbul Mehmet Mel Lewis Jazz 14” Hi-Hat Cymbal Pair 978/1180g
..a case where Mehmet ...post-split- continued using the Mel lewis ink
 


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