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Old 12-13-2016, 03:14 PM
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Cool Re: J G Richards Bass Drum

Originally Posted by mchair303 View Post
JG Richards was a "Jobber". Jobbers bought directly from the manufacturers and then resold to retailers. They sometimes left the manufacturer's name on the instrument (Leedy, Conn, etc), or simply put their own label on. Below is a label from a snare drum I have that references JG Richards:

Attachment 104946

Some guys here might recognize the hardware and thumbscrews on your bass. I'm just guessing that it's a Leedy.

And WELCOME to the forum!!

Great sleuth work, Mike!!

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