WFL 401 and 403 snare drums.

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I picked up a WFL 401 the other day, the 5x14 un-chromed brass shell snare drum.
A few years ago I briefly owned a WFL 403, the 6.5x14 version.
Anybody else have or seen any others?
Any images available?
 

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A buddy of mine here in L.A. (who I'm guessing might chime in eventually) has a 5". I'm not positive, but I think I recall it being a Trans badge. Could be wrong. Amazing drum though! I got to play it a bit one night.
 

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I ALMOST had this Bun.
But as fate would have it, I did score the next best thing I was also looking for.
 

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markrocks68 said:
I ALMOST had this Bun.
But as fate would have it, I did score the next best thing I was also looking for.
Mark - I picked up that one I believe (widow from San Diego?) and it's a pre-serial Keystone, not WFL...

Bob
 

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I have two pre serial 401s and absolutely love them. Always on the search for a 403 if anyone has any leads.
 

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The great British session drummer Kenny Clare used a WFL 401 from the 1950s right up to his death in 1985. That drum now belongs to another great British session man, Neal Wilkinson.
 

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