Every vintage snare drum we offer is expertly inspected and graded!
Clues to be used in dating a Slingerland drum can be found all around the drum and can help you occasionally home in on an exact date of the drum.
In 1923, they purchased their first factory building at 1815 Orchard Street, first manufacturing ukuleles, then banjos, and finally guitars.
Eventually, they acquired the neighboring properties as they expanded, and their address became 1815-17-19 Orchard, and by the mid-20's had "over 1700 dealers and claimed to be the world's largest and most modern-equipped banjo factory"¹ Other sources say that Heanon H.
We offer fine vintage drums from the "Golden Era" of drum making (1920-1970), specializing in drums by Slingerland, Ludwig & Ludwig, and Leedy.
I was sound checking a drum kit on a session - when I first heard the toms I rushed into the live room and said - "Wow! " the drummer laughed and said "Every engineer reacts like that! as a guy who's not really a drummer, just a guy who plays drums, i've always noticed that playing on a grestch kit makes me sound ALOT ****tier. Only thing is that it's a 5-ply kit and not the 3-ply. I would love to read your advice right here in this thread.