Ok, Uber Rare Duplex BOP Kit!

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As everyone says, it's only original once. It's a unique piece of drum history, and I bet you would pay a lot for a patina like that on an A&F drum!
 

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As my name suggests, I gotta “thing” for Duplex drums! Well, scored this baby locally-ish and man o man! When I get them refurbished, they’re going to be super cool. In all my years of owning and refurbishing Duplex kits I’ve only seen a picture of one of these once! Now I own a Spirit Of St Louis kit in BOP-ish sizes. Dating is tricky. It’s either pre-WW2 or some rareity post-war kit. All my research so far would lead me to believe pre-war, but the kick size 18”, is odd for the era. Ive never seen a SOSTL drum in 18”. I’ve seem marchers almost the size if the FT. Looking forward to this project! If you have any pics of anything like it, please post!!! This will be a recover! I’ll post progress! View attachment 504131
That's my uncle's set! Where did you find it? You can search my posts, I don't post a lot, and you will find the story!!
Here's a link: https://www.drumforum.org/threads/w...art-to-seek-vintage-drums.169161/post-1879255
Here's another:
I had to sell that in winter of 1992 to pay rent when I was laid off.
PM me, please!!
 

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Holy cow this getting interesting!
DuplexTim is fairly close to me, so I'm 99.9% positive that these are the same drums. Picture isn't the greatest, but they should be gold glass glitter.
 

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DuplexTim is fairly close to me, so I'm 99.9% positive that these are the same drums. Picture isn't the greatest, but they should be gold glass glitter.
Odds are pretty stinkin' good with an 18" bass drum! This is crazy. In a really good way
 

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That's my uncle's set! Where did you find it? You can search my posts, I don't post a lot, and you will find the story!!
Here's a link: https://www.drumforum.org/threads/w...art-to-seek-vintage-drums.169161/post-1879255
Here's another:
I had to sell that in winter of 1992 to pay rent when I was laid off.
PM me, please!!
Pm sent
 

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"what if any was the outcome of this deal/ reunion etc?>>!
 


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