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Old 03-26-2017, 10:36 PM
markrocks68 markrocks68 is offline
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Default First vintage Gretsch set

A special addition to my collection: Early 60's Gretsch round badge Name Band Outfit in the very special Tangerine Sparkle finish.
My first Gretsch set and I finally own a kit made in NYC.
Indeed one of the most beautiful drum sets I have ever seen. The kit can look yellow, gold, red and orange depending on the lighting. Pretty cool.
22/13/16 with matching 5.5x14 Name Band snare. All tags present in each drum except bass drum. Flat grey interiors. Gretsch die cast hoops. 6 ply maple/gum wood shells. Some minor scratches on the bass drum but the amazing thing you can't really see them due to this unique sparkle.
Once again thanks to Steve Maxwell Vintage Drums. Steve included his excellent reproduction floor tom legs and bass drum spurs with the kit as the originals were pretty worn. First gig coming up.
I now finally have "That Great Gretsch Sound" Cheers!
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Old 03-26-2017, 10:37 PM
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Old 03-26-2017, 11:13 PM
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Default Re: First vintage Gretsch set

Congratulations, sir! That looks great! I know you will treasure that kit, as would any of us. That is going to turn some heads at your gig.
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Old 03-26-2017, 11:15 PM
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Very nice indeed. Enjoy that one!
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Old 03-27-2017, 09:55 AM
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Beautiful!

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Old 03-27-2017, 10:26 AM
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That's a great looking drum set. Enjoy it.
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Old 03-27-2017, 01:06 PM
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So cool. My favorite Gretsch wrap.
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Old 03-27-2017, 01:30 PM
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Heirloom kit all the way! Tangerine sparkle is the best.
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Old 03-27-2017, 02:24 PM
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+ 1 on the Tangerine sparkle.
Nice set enjoy.

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Old 03-27-2017, 07:16 PM
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Now that is a thing of beauty.. I now feel like munching on some mandarins !
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