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Old 04-30-2017, 03:37 PM
Pants Master Pants Master is offline
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Default Leedy Snare drum help!

Hello!

I found myself buying this for $325 and I think it is a pretty good find!

I am only missing one screw, otherwise everything else appears to be original.

Very cool "free-floating" snare apparatus is the highlight of the drum, imho.

Also, this appears to have the original calf-skin heads.

Check out some pics and tell me what you know...thanks!
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Old 04-30-2017, 04:03 PM
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Default Re: Leedy Snare drum help!

Looks to me like you picked up a Leedy Elite Black Beauty Engraved snare drum for a fantastic price ! I will defer to our Gurus. Good luck with it.
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Old 04-30-2017, 05:37 PM
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Default Re: Leedy Snare drum help!

20`s Elite, Black and Brass.

Go back and give the seller $1,500 and you still got a deal !
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Old 04-30-2017, 06:26 PM
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Very cool! Nice score and welcome to VDF
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Old 04-30-2017, 07:47 PM
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Default Re: Leedy Snare drum help!

That strainer is called the Marvel Strainer...can't tell, is the drum engraved? Either way you scored!

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Old 04-30-2017, 07:54 PM
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Default Re: Leedy Snare drum help!

It is Mike, and it looks just like this...It`s the same drum.
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Old 04-30-2017, 08:00 PM
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However, I`ve never seen that strainer before.
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Old 04-30-2017, 08:53 PM
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Default Re: Leedy Snare drum help!

I know the strainer is super intriguing to me!

I thought I scored, thanks for the confirmation...

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Old 05-02-2017, 05:14 PM
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I know the strainer is super intriguing to me!

I thought I scored, thanks for the confirmation...

Scored is an understatement. Have you any idea that drum in that configuration is to find ?

For the record, a better photo shoot is in order. It looks much better no flash outside in the sun. On the beach maybe, in a bikini. More traditionally, by the pool.
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Old 05-03-2017, 12:47 AM
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Default Re: Leedy Snare drum help!

I had no idea that this particular configuration is rare, at all.

Any recommendations on how to approach cleaning it, if at all?

And yes, it does deserve a bikini shoot! Lol!
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