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Old 04-30-2010, 01:09 PM
tdennis tdennis is offline
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Default Re: UK Vintage Drum Timeline by Mike Ellis

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I acquired a 12X14 Brass shell rope tension snare made by Premier, dated 1941. All books, catalogs & websites state that wartime production was redirected to other manufacturing. I wouldn't be surprised that Premier made some instruments for the Military, but it strikes me as odd that this drum has such a large brass shell, as well as many heavy brass parts (during wartime restrictions). Is this drum evidence of a larger government contract? Regards, T Dennis
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