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Premier snare identification please

thebeebe5

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I know naught of Premier or their lines. I don’t even think this is terribly “vintage” but hopefully someone can give me the simple answer…. What model is this snare? It feels very “basic”. Not heavy. No fancy throw/butt. Only a single screw at the bead holding the lugs in place. Snare gates are simple cut-outs.
Picked it up in an odds-and-ends kit last night

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Premier doesn't get the respect it deserves. Even the simple Premier snares are great.
Looks like you did pretty well...zildjians...rogers bass drum.
Premier are really the best value when it comes to vintage drums!
Great shells, wonderful chrome plating and functional (most of it) hardware!
 

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Premier doesn't get the respect it deserves. Even the simple Premier snares are great.
Looks like you did pretty well...zildjians...rogers bass drum.
Thanks everyone. That’s all I needed to hear! I have a Premier “Olympic” 5” snare from who knows where…. It’s always been a good instrument. Had it since the 80’s.

Yeah, this was up on CL and FB Marketplace for two weeks. Really surprised it lasted this long. I saw it days before and ignored it (dumb) because I thought it was all junk. After a second look I couldn’t wait to go get it. The Rogers bass drum will be the next to figure out. I don’t know a thing about them and this will be going to a new home asap because I don’t need it as much as I need the space!
 

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I think it's a later (80's) COS Premier 1026 model. I've owned a few & they are good, affordable "sleeper' snares.
Yes! Now that i’ve got some info I see that is just what it is. The 1006 has no center bead as this does. Thank you!
 

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Thanks everyone. That’s all I needed to hear! I have a Premier “Olympic” 5” snare from who knows where…. It’s always been a good instrument. Had it since the 80’s.

Yeah, this was up on CL and FB Marketplace for two weeks. Really surprised it lasted this long. I saw it days before and ignored it (dumb) because I thought it was all junk. After a second look I couldn’t wait to go get it. The Rogers bass drum will be the next to figure out. I don’t know a thing about them and this will be going to a new home asap because I don’t need it as much as I need the space!
The Rogers bass is the Big R/Memriloc era. Great stuff. Looks like a 24?
 


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