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Old 07-10-2010, 02:28 PM
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Default Three NOS old 22" K's never played

This is as close to time-capsule perfection as it gets. These are in mint condition except for the fingerprints. They probabaly belong to Kerope anyway. These gems spent 45 years in a box! It's about time that somebody took those damn things out of there. So here's my friend Matt taking them out for a "spin around the block":





He just picked these up yesterday from a collector in Montreaux. The first one of these sold on eBay before he got there.

Here's the eBay auction for the one he didn't get:


http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=110556491641





He had a chance to hear that 22" that had just sold a little earlier which was still at this guy's house. He said it wasn't that great. The 18" was on the auction block on eBay but the seller cancelled that auction for Matt. So Matt ended up getting all the remaining ones. These are the those 22" K's plus the 18" that are demonstrated for you here. He got them all for way below market prices.

Way to go Matt!

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Old 07-10-2010, 04:32 PM
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Nice! Let's get MK on this forum. I saw that auction in completed items but it was WAY too early for me, I think it was listed around 8 am eastern time.

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Old 07-10-2010, 07:18 PM
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Nice! Let's get MK on this forum. I saw that auction in completed items but it was WAY too early for me, I think it was listed around 8 am eastern time.

-Bill

....and it lasted all of 2 minutes and 9 seconds.
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Old 07-10-2010, 07:40 PM
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Way cool and what a find. It is interesting that he chose to actually play those 45 year old virgin cymbals. It is also interesting to me how the player of the cymbals in the video holds his stick where the butt end of the stick is inside the palm of his hand. I am going to try this. The videos I watched for holding a stick showed a different way but judging from these videos you put on here, that method works just fine.

The running score for EBAY is now one good story, the rest all bad!! LOL


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Old 07-10-2010, 09:49 PM
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He had a chance to hear that 22" that had just sold a little earlier which was still at this guy's house. He said it wasn't that great.
These are amazing sounding cymbals. But, no offense, I seriously doubt the other cymbal that sold, "wasn't that great". Totally subjective. If these all came from the same family, i'm sure they are equally beautiful. He's probably just ****ed that the other one was already spoken for.
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Old 07-11-2010, 01:39 PM
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These are amazing sounding cymbals. But, no offense, I seriously doubt the other cymbal that sold, "wasn't that great". Totally subjective. If these all came from the same family, i'm sure they are equally beautiful. He's probably just ****ed that the other one was already spoken for.
You don't know him like I do. He's straight up about everything, and if he says that it wasn't all that great, then I take that at face value as his unprejudiced opinion. Believe me, he has nothing to be ****ed off or envious about. If you ever had a chance to check out his collection for yourself, then you'd would know exactly what I mean.

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Old 07-11-2010, 01:40 PM
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Way cool and what a find. It is interesting that he chose to actually play those 45 year old virgin cymbals.

What else are they for?
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Old 07-11-2010, 01:43 PM
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You don't know him like I do. He's straight up about everything, and if he says it wasn't all that great, then I believe that to be his unprejudiced option. Believe me, he has nothing to be ****ed off or envious about. If you ever had a chance to check out his collection for yourself, then you'd would know exactly what I mean.
Bill, i've seen every one of his videos. I've also played several of his k's in person before they were shipped overseas. The 22" Intermediate that you sent to Maxwells 23something grams, and a 22" Old Stamp. They both had a very soft feel and don't really see them working within the music. Just my opinion. I actually think they sound much better in the videos. But he obviously loves those two and I don't. Like I say, "not that great" is totally subjective. some people don't like my ****, and I don't like their ****. Does it matter? He has several Old k's and some amazing old A's that bring tears to my eyes though.

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Old 07-11-2010, 01:52 PM
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Bill, i've seen every one of his videos. I've also played several of his k's in person before they were shipped overseas. The 22" Intermediate that you sent to Maxwells 23something grams, and a 22" Old Stamp. They both had a very soft feel and don't really see them working within the music. Just my opinion. I actually think they sound much better in the videos. But he obviously loves those two and I don't.
Trust me, if he loved them he wouldn't have sold them. He doesn't "love them" and neither do you, so obviously you agree with him.
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Old 07-11-2010, 01:58 PM
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Trust me, if he loved them he wouldn't have sold them. So obviously you agree.
No one sells the good ones. You know that.
I've got a 22" Old Stamp, 22" 50's A and a 22" Spizz that I will only sell if Salma Hayek wants to purchase them...on the condition that I get a first-class BJ after the transaction is complete.
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