Drum City was owned by Ivor Arbiter and was London's new Ludwig distributor.
Now, less silver glitter and more a sort of pewter, this drum set has taken on a lovely aged ‘Ginger Ale’ appearance.
The colour change is no indication of a poor quality finish; many drum sets from this era spent their days (and more likely, nights) in smoky bars and clubs and quite often, tobacco staining can be a factor of the colour change.
10, 1963 strainer, taken along the line and in the direction of the arrows 5-5 of FIGURE 2, but showing the snare unit in its lowered, or non-operating position.
These and other objects of the invention will become apparent from a reading of the following specification and claim, together with the accompanying drawings, wherein like parts are referred to and indicated by like reference numerals, and wherein: FIGURE 1 is a perspective view of the snare drum that is the subject of this invention; FIGURE 2 is a side elevation of the same with portions broken away and in section, showing the snare unit in contact with the snare head of the drum; FIGURE 3 is a perspective view of the snare unit in its unmounted condition and viewed from below; FIGURE 4 is a side elevation of the same, partly in section; FIGURE 5 is an end view of the snare unit mounting 3,113,481 Patented Dec.
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Next, cymbal rivets were inserted into the sleeves and the prong ends of the rivets were opened to hold them snuggly in place.
This is a top view of Ringo's "Sullivan kit" bass drum.
When we think of legendary American drums that the golden era of popular music was built on, one of the finest drum sets ever produced was this here ginger Rogers.